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Following Black Friday, MCAS to offer 'Black Saturday" pet adoption special this Saturday, Nov. 29

Following Black Friday, MCAS to offer 'Black Saturday" pet adoption special this Saturday, Nov. 29

Families can take home a dogs, puppies, cats and kittens Saturday for only a $15 registration fee for Manatee County residents. Dogs are regularly priced at $80; cats are regularly $40. read on Following Black Friday, MCAS to offer 'Black Saturday" pet adoption special this Saturday, Nov. 29

Temporary road closures planned for downtown Bradenton during downtown chiller plant construction

Temporary road closures planned for downtown Bradenton during downtown chiller plant construction

Construction has begun to install a new chilled water plant in downtown Bradenton. The new chiller will mean significant financial savings and energy efficiencies, and a decrease in the County's carbon footprint. During the initial construction period, there will be temporary road closures in some areas of downtown Bradenton. In addition, the construction will close Central Library from Nov. 9 - 11 and again from Feb. 7 through April 15, 2015. Click through the slideshow below for more information on the chiller project. And thank you for your patience during the construction period. read on Temporary road closures planned for downtown Bradenton during downtown chiller plant construction

Next Gen 9-1-1 information

Next Gen 9-1-1 information

Next Generation 911 is an Internet Protocol (IP)-based system that allows digital information (e.g., voice, photos, videos, text messages) to flow seamlessly from the public, through the 911 network and on to emergency responders. To learn more about the future of Manatee's 911 system, check out Manatee IT Director Paul Alexander's Sept. 30 presentation to the Council of Governments. read on Next Gen 9-1-1 information

We're taking your feedback through Dec. 2 on the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

We're taking your feedback through Dec. 2 on the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

The draft Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) is available for public comment beginning Monday, November 17, 2014. A public hearing for final approval is scheduled for December 2, 2014. Please see the documents attached under the Neighborhood Services link for additional information on how to access the report and submit public comments. read on We're taking your feedback through Dec. 2 on the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

Sept. 9 presentation on healthcare to the County Commission

Sept. 9 presentation on healthcare to the County Commission

Manatee Memorial Hospital officials on Sept. 9 gave County Commissioners insight on how the Low Income Pool fund helps fund healthcare for the uninsured and under-insured in Manatee County. This presentation explains how County contributions to the fund are sent to Tallahassee where they're matched with state funding, so that local providers can do more to serve the working poor of our community. read on Sept. 9 presentation on healthcare to the County Commission

Hurricane season is here. Are you prepared?

Hurricane season is here. Are you prepared?

Find a host of tips that will prepare your family, pets and home for hurricane season. Manatee's Hurricane Readiness page is filled with tips on what to do before, during and after a significant weather event. Bookmark this page today! read on Hurricane season is here. Are you prepared?

E-books your thing? Check out Manatee County Public Library's extensive e-book collection today!

E-books your thing? Check out Manatee County Public Library's extensive e-book collection today!

Free books, audiobooks, movies and music for your tablet, phone or computer? They're all available from Manatee County Public Library. Find out how easy it is to access all these great resources today! read on E-books your thing? Check out Manatee County Public Library's extensive e-book collection today!

New roads, bridges and community projects

New roads, bridges and community projects

44th Avenue Extension. The Ft. Hamer Bridge. Boat ramp improvements. Get the latest on some of the community's biggest construction projects under the County Commission's Quarterly Reports area. read on New roads, bridges and community projects