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Sunday, May 10, 2015

Published Sunday, May 10, 2015

The Manatee County Commission's work session Tuesday morning will address work force issues. Later that day, the Manatee School Board will hold a workshop (with discussion regarding the board's transition following Superintendent Mills' retirement), followed by a meeting (when it will vote on approval of providing attorneys for school board officers and employees named in Gagnon v. SBMC). The Bradenton City Council will meet Wednesday, and the Planning Commission will meet Thursday.


Friday, May 8, 2015

Published Friday, May 8, 2015

It's the end of the U.S. Civil War all over again on May 23, when reenactors and living history interpreters "occupy" the early town of Manatee that partially remains in what is now Manatee Village Historical Park. 

Published Friday, May 8, 2015

Longtime residents of one of Manatee's oldest neighborhoods are shunned by five of the seven County Commissioners; told to look the other way from the soon-to-be 40-plus foot homes hugging the broken edges of Palma Sola Boulevard.


Published Friday, May 8, 2015

Tammy Hopper is Manatee County's Employee of the Month for May. The announcement was made at Tuesday's BOCC meeting, during the awards/presentations/proclamations part of the agenda.

Published Friday, May 8, 2015

At Thursday's BOCC Land Use meeting, members approved the Palma Sola Bay Development Inc. project with a 5 to 2 vote. In other business, members were presented with the first draft of the new rewrite of the County's Land Development Code.


Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015

It happened during Commissioners' comments at the end of Tuesday's BOCC meeting. Commissioner Charles Smith's statement seemingly started out as a jest, but to Commissioner Larry Bustle it crossed the line. "Not in my district," said Bustle. He was talking about Commissioner Smith's recent self-appointed role as the point-man on the Rubonia Community Center.

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015

At Thursday's Land Use Meeting, the BOCC will hold the first of two public hearings on various changes to its Land Development Code.

Published Wednesday, May 6, 2015

At Tuesday's BOCC meeting, members approved the establishment of the Trevesta Community Development District and the Gamble Creek Community Development District. Commissioners also voted to give the county's top attorney a raise in salary and benefits, then struggled during Commissioner Comments with the question, What to do about Rubonia? 



Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Published Tuesday, May 5, 2015

At Monday's Palmetto City Commission meeting, members struggled with River Regatta Boat Race officials over a better understanding than what resulted in the 2015 event. Commissioners wanted guarantees and event officials could only promise things would be better next time out. In other business, members voted for a Cemetery Schedule Ordinance. 


Monday, May 4, 2015

Published Monday, May 4, 2015

At Tuesday's Manatee County Commission meeting, the BOCC will vote on approval of an ordinance containing a series of amendments to the county's Tourist Development Plan, as well as ordinances that would create two Community Development Districts. In other business, commissioners will hear a housing and marketing trend report with data on work shortage projections for 'millennial' county residents.

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Name Date
Richard Shore, III July 29, 2015
Lisa Casper July 30, 2015
Nancy Rowe July 25, 2015
Irene Brothers July 24, 2015
Allene O'Brien June 23, 2015
Dorothy Hill July 28 2015
David Maberry July 24, 2015
Juanita Floyd June 26, 2015
Elizabeth Bennett July 22, 2015
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