Bradenton Times News Articles
Government offices will be closed on Monday for the President's Day holiday. Tuesday, the BOCC will hold a special joint meeting with the Longboat Key Town Commission before having a work session. The Manatee Port Authority will meet on Thursday.more»
Manatee County Government offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 16 to commemorate Presidents’ Day. All trash, recycling and yard waste collections for the week will be postponed one day from Tuesday through Saturday for residents in unincorporated Manatee.more»
All City offices will be closed Monday in observance of Presidents’ Day. There will not be any trash collection on Monday. Monday’s route (household garbage and yard waste) will be collected Tuesday. Tuesday’s route will be picked up Wednesday, February 18th.
BOCC members approved sending a transmittal letter from the commission to the Florida Department of Transportation Tuesday, requesting permission to allow usage of golf carts on sidewalks adjacent to U.S. 301 in North Manatee County.more»
At Wednesday's meeting, the Bradenton City Council authorized the placement of park benches in the Palma Sola Trace neighborhood, as well as the placement of a historical marker on Old Main Street, in front of what once was the first Beall's store. Councilmen Pat Roff and Gene Gallo were absent from the meeting.more»
At Tuesday's BOCC meeting, members approved a letter to FDOT requesting the right to use golf carts and increase the amount they send the county to maintain traffic lights. Commissioners were again reproached by citizens for the way the county continues to handle problems in its Animal Services division.more»
At Monday's Palmetto City Commission meeting, members approved the name of the recently rebuilt Palmetto Riverside Boat Ramp. Palmetto Police Chief Rick Wells said that the Regatta couldn't have gone any better, with no incidents to report.more»
The Palmetto City Commission will workshop then have a meeting on Monday. Tuesday, the BOCC will vote on a resolution that would vacate platted rights of way in the Pomello City Central Unit One Subdivision, requested by Manatee Ranches, Inc.; later that day, the Manatee School Board will have a workshop (with presentations on P.E. and recess, and district staff safety) followed by a meeting (when it will vote on approval of denying former district employee Debra Horne's request for reimbursement of attorney fees). The Bradenton City Council will convene for a meeting on Wednesday. On Thursday, the Manatee Planning Commission will meet, and the BOCC will hold two workshops; one on health care and the other on the county's Animal Services.more»
Waterline Road residents left Thursday's BOCC Land Use meeting with what they said was a grandiose injustice. Commissioners reversed their decision to allow 197 residential units on an 80-acre parcel on Waterline Road, against a plethora of reasons why they shouldn't.more»
At Thursday's BOCC Land Use meeting, members approved a Parrish storage facility and a zoning modification, and increased the number of units for the Moccasin Wallow Holdings project in east county. In other business, commissioners approved the highly contested Martin/Hillwood project on Waterline Road in east Manatee.