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
MANATEE COUNTY, FL (May 5, 2016) – Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT) riders and the public have a chance to shape the future of public transit this summer as planners receive feedback on proposed service modifications that will improve public transit services throughout Manatee.
read on MCAT asks for public feedback to improve route efficiencies
The Draft 2016/17 CDBG Action Plan is available for public review from Monday, May 16, 2016 through Tuesday, June 21, 2016. A public hearing is scheduled with the Manatee County Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 9:00 am or as soon as can be heard thereafter, for approval of the Action Plan, which identifies specific projects and public services recommended for the upcoming 2016/17 program year, and to receive public comments. read on Draft 2016-17 CDBG Action Plan Available for Public Review
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