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Citizens Financial Structure Advisory Board report

Citizens Financial Structure Advisory Board report

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

MCAT asks for public feedback to improve route efficiencies

MCAT asks for public feedback to improve route efficiencies

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.
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Draft 2016-17 CDBG Action Plan Available for Public Review

Draft 2016-17 CDBG Action Plan Available for Public Review

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

Fort Hamer Bridge, MCAT improvements and ManateeMillennial Movement highlight a busy year for Manatee County Government

Fort Hamer Bridge, MCAT improvements and ManateeMillennial Movement highlight a busy year for Manatee County Government

Last year construction began on the long-awaited Fort Hamer Bridge, MCAT routes connected Lakewood Ranch to Anna Maria Island and the new Manatee Millennial Movement featuring the County’s up-and-coming young professionals took an active role inlocal government. Download and read about these and many more accomplishments and honors in the County Administrator’s 2015 Annual Report. read on Fort Hamer Bridge, MCAT improvements and ManateeMillennial Movement highlight a busy year for Manatee County Government

Manatee County Public Library System named Library of the Year by Florida Library Association

Manatee County Public Library System named Library of the Year by Florida Library Association

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (March 3, 2016) – Manatee County Public Library System has been named Library of the Year by the Florida Library Association (FLA), a recognition of the system’s outstanding service to the community. It was the most prestigious award on a day of many awards for the Library System. read on Manatee County Public Library System named Library of the Year by Florida Library Association

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

Doing Business with Manatee County

Doing Business with Manatee County

Ever wonder how Manatee County does business? Want to become a registered vendor? Find out all those answers and more by taking a look at Manatee County's Pu... read on Doing Business with Manatee County

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

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