This fall local voters will have their say on a half-cent sales tax to pay for local roads, parks and public safety needs. Learn more about the proposal and which road, public safety and parks projects will by the half-cent tax
During the spring of 2016, a citizens panel called the Citizens Financial Structure Advisory Board (CFSAB) examined Manatee’s finances and unanimously recommended a half-cent sales tax referendum to ask voters to consider a new revenue source to pay only for aging roads, parks and public safety equipment. Read the committee's full report here. read on Citizens Financial Structure Advisory Board report
This year’s Mana-Con Comic Convention—Manatee County Public Libraries’ biggest annual event—will be a celebration of art. The event, now in its seventh year, will be held on Saturday, October 22, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Downtown Central Library.
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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 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