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Manatee County is Florida's first platinum-certified green county government

Manatee County is Florida's first platinum-certified green county government

The Florida Green Building Coalition recently announced Manatee County has become Florida's first platinum-certified county government. A host of initiatives led to certification, including the County's energy efficient downtown chiller plant, the countywide transition to single-stream recycling and community events, such as Manatee Libraries' Teen Recycled Fashion Show. read on Manatee County is Florida's first platinum-certified green county government

New roads, bridges and community projects

New roads, bridges and community projects

Browse our interactive map of proposed projects for the FY18-22 Recommended Capital Improvement Program (CIP), and get the latest on some of the community's biggest construction projects, including the Fort Hamer Bridge and 44th Avenue Extension. read on New roads, bridges and community projects

Increased watering restrictions are now in effect

Increased watering restrictions are now in effect

Modified Phase III Water Shortage Restrictions are effective June 5, 2017.

Watering will be limited to one time per week. The hours for watering are before 8 a.m. and after 6 p.m. Car washing is limited to one time per week on your watering day. Read on to find your watering schedule. read on Increased watering restrictions are now in effect

Plans on How to Spend Federal Funding are Available for Review and Comment Make your voice heard on the 2017-22 Consolidated Plan & 2017-18 Community Development Block Grant Action Plan

Make your voice heard on the 2017-22 Consolidated Plan & 2017-18 Community Development Block Grant Action Plan

Over the past several months, Manatee County has held public meetings and has collected community input through surveys to find out how the citizens think federal funding should be spent over the next five years. The draft 2017-22 Consolidated Plan & draft 2017-18 Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant (federal funding) are available for review and public comment. read on Make your voice heard on the 2017-22 Consolidated Plan & 2017-18 Community Development Block Grant Action Plan

Be the first to know with Manatee's CodeRED Emergency Notification System

Be the first to know with Manatee's CodeRED Emergency Notification System

Receive voice, text or e-mail notifications generated by government and public safety officials by signing up with our new CodeRED Emergency Notification System. The secure Community Notification Enrollment (CNE) page allows residents and businesses to add or update their contact information to ensure they will be included when a message is sent – unlisted numbers, mobile numbers, TDD/TTY requirements can also be entered. read on Be the first to know with Manatee's CodeRED Emergency Notification System

Manatee's half-cent sales tax interactive map of projects

Manatee's half-cent sales tax interactive map of projects

During the 2016 General Election, Manatee County voters approved a half-cent sales tax to pay for local roads, parks and public safety needs. Learn more about the sales tax and find out which road, public safety and parks projects will receive sales tax funding.

Sign up now for Manatee's Business Recovery Directory

Sign up now for Manatee's Business Recovery Directory

Manatee County business owners may now sign up for the Business Recovery Directory, a free emergency information exchange network. The information businesses provide will help emergency managers reach business owners with local resources in the event of an emergency. read on Sign up now for Manatee's Business Recovery Directory