Voters are being asked on June 18 to consider a half-cent sales tax to fund community health costs. If approved by voters, new revenues -- an estimated $23 million a year -- will be available only for health care costs. The new tax would also trigger a new set of options for significant property tax relief for all Manatee property owners. The new sales tax alone would allow County Commissioners to consider lowering property taxes. read on Manatee's half-cent sales tax could bring significant property tax relief
This year's Florida Neighborhoods Conference packs a ton of helpful information into a fun, three day seminar in downtown Bradenton. Kenneth Feld, President and CEO of Feld Entertainment, the world’s largest live entertainment company will be the keynote speaker. For more information on the Neighborhoods Conference, call Manatee County Neighborhood Services Coordinator Debbie DeLeon at (941) 749-3029, ext. 3482.
read on Manatee County to host 17th annual Florida Neighborhoods Conference for the first time
Hurricane Season has arrived. Use the resources on our Hurricane Readiness Center to prepare a plan that you can quickly turn to if a hurricane threatens the area. With a solid plan in place, you can minimize stress and loss and prepare your family for a safe hurricane season. read on Is your family prepared for Hurricane Season?
Help us make this year's Mana-Con Comic Convention even better! A vote for Manatee County Public Library in Tutor.com’s Better Together contest will put us in the running for $1,000 to support a library program that nurtures community partnerships. read on Help make Mana-Con Comic Convention a winner!
Below is a listing for all of the Manatee County Government events coming up this week. If you'd like to know more about any of these listings, click on a link for more information or give us a call at (941) 742-5800. read on This Week in County Government
$4.3 million in insurance savings through employee health improvements, success on our No Kill animal goals, lower Building Department fees and improved customer service across the board. They're all part of Manatee County's impressive list of 2012 accomplishments. Read more on what County Government did in your community last year in the County Administrator's 2012 Annual Report. read on Manatee County works for YOU!
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