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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.


Sunday, May 3, 2015

Published Sunday, May 3, 2015

Monday, the Palmetto City Commission will hold a discussion regarding the 2016 Riverwalk Regatta event during its workshop, with a vote on conceptual approval of the event at the commission's meeting that night. The BOCC will discuss Millennials and workforce housing at its Tuesday meeting. The Bradenton City Council will workshop Wednesday, a Land Use meeting will be held Thursday, and the Manatee School Board will hold a special leadership training workshop on Friday.


Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Published Wednesday, April 29, 2015

For the 36th consecutive year, Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller, R.B. "Chips" Shore, has been presented with the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the County’s comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR), for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014.


Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Published Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Longboat Key Town Manager Dave Bullock spoke to members of the Metropolitan Planning Organization at Monday's meeting, requesting assistance to relieve the island's ballooning traffic jams. He says the problem is no longer a seasonal hurdle, but a full-time nuisance. 

Published Tuesday, April 28, 2015

At Monday's Metropolitan Planning Organization meeting, members voted to amend and approve the MPO's Fiscal Year 2014/15-2018/19 Transportation Improvement Program. The MPO voted to endorse Sarasota County's $9 million grant application for transportation projects, and members voted to adopt the MPO's 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan.


Sunday, April 26, 2015

Published Sunday, April 26, 2015

On Monday, the Sarasota-Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization will meet, with a presentation on Longboat Key traffic congestion and the possibility of funding an analysis for answers on how to alleviate it. Tuesday, the Manatee School Board will hold a workshop (with information about Committee Senate/House Bill 7069 relating to education accountability) and executive session, followed by a meeting (with discussion on the board's process for addressing allegations against the Superintendent). The Bradenton City Council's workshop was cancelled on Monday.


Saturday, April 25, 2015

Published Saturday, April 25, 2015

Manatee County was recently named a 2014 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of the County’s commitment to “effective urban forest management.”


Friday, April 24, 2015

Published Friday, April 24, 2015

From April 20-26, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) encourage boaters to “Spring Aboard” by enrolling in a boating education course.

Published Friday, April 24, 2015

Manatee County is accepting applications through June 1 for one opening on the Tourist Development Council (TDC) which makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on the expenditures of tourism tax revenues.

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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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