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This is the image for the news article titled Emergency Management officials urge caution on roads following week of strong rain
Emergency Management officials urge caution on roads following week of strong rain
08/16/2019
Following a week of storms that has drenched some areas of Manatee County with 12 inches of rain, Manatee County Emergency Management is urging drivers to use caution and avoid driving through standing water.
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Clear the shelters at Manatee County Animal Services this Saturday
08/13/2019
Manatee County Animal Services (MCAS) announced that it will join with News Channel 8 WFLA to host Clear the Shelters fifth annual nationwide pet adoption drive on Saturday, August 17. On this day, MCAS will offer waived pet adoption fees as part of the nationwide Clear the Shelters initiative that seeks to help families find and adopt homeless pets. Since 2015, Clear the Shelters has resulted in more than 256,688 pet adoptions nationwide.
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Manatee County accepting applications for Children's Services Advisory Board
07/10/2019
Manatee County is now accepting applications for three open seats on the Children’s Services Advisory Board (CSAB). The volunteer board makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners about priorities and expenditures of the County’s dedicated millage for children’s services.
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Manatee County accepting applications for Construction Trades Board
07/02/2019
Manatee County is now accepting applications for an opening on the Construction Trades Board for a State Certified or Locally Licensed Contractor (Seat #1).
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Manatee County announces additional services over Fourth of July extended weekend
06/24/2019
In an effort to help drivers avoid heavy beach crowds over the Fourth of July weekend, Manatee County Area Transit will offer free rides onto and off of Anna Maria Island via Manatee Avenue next week.
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Manatee County accepting applications for seats on Health Care Advisory Board and Historic Preservation Board
06/04/2019
Manatee County is accepting applications for one vacant seat on the Health Care Advisory Board and two vacancies on the Historic Preservation Board.
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Manatee County hosts World Oceans Day festival Saturday at Emerson Point Preserve
06/03/2019
Emerson Point Preserve, Manatee County's beautiful conservation land at the mouth of the Manatee River, is home to the the third annual World Oceans Day Festival this Saturday. Parks and Natural Resources (PNR) staff and local vendors will offer ocean-themed activities from 9 a.m. until noon.
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This is the image for the news article titled Manatee County, Department of Health in Manatee host open house for Cat Town, renovated Department of Health next week
Manatee County, Department of Health in Manatee host open house for Cat Town, renovated Department of Health next week
05/24/2019
The public is invited to tour the renovated Department of Health in Manatee and the new downtown Cat Town adoption facility next week.
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County Commissioners unanimously approve Cheri Coryea as County Administrator
05/21/2019
County Commissioners today unanimously approved Cheri Coryea as Manatee County Administrator, lifting the temporary term "acting" from her title and paving the way for a long term agreement as the County's chief executive.
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Manatee County offices closed May 27 to observe Memorial Day
05/20/2019
Manatee County Government offices will be closed Monday, May 27 to commemorate Memorial Day. Trash, recycling and yard waste collections for the week will be postponed one day from Tuesday through Saturday for residents in unincorporated Manatee.
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Sarasota/Manatee MPO wants to hear from you
05/15/2019
The community is invited to participate in the Transform Tomorrow 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan General Survey. Feedback from the public will help the Sarasota/Manatee MPO understand the community’s transportation concerns, needs, and desires. It will also help the MPO understand attitudes toward potential solutions, and how those solutions should be prioritized.
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Manatee County to open new and improved skateparks at GT Bray and Blackstone Park
05/13/2019
Later this month Manatee County will officially re-open two new and improved skateparks at G.T. Bray Park and Blackstone Park. Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources will host a grand opening of G.T Bray Skatepark at 6 p.m. on May 22 and Blackstone Skatepark at 6 p.m. on May 23.
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Manatee County hosts National Economic Development Week celebration
05/06/2019
Manatee County joins counties nationwide to increase awareness of the positive work economic developers do to enhance local economic impact
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This is the image for the news article titled Manatee County accepting applications for Myakka City Fire Control District
Manatee County accepting applications for Myakka City Fire Control District
04/29/2019
Manatee County is accepting applications for three fire commission seats to serve the Myakka City Fire Control District. Each appointed commissioner will fill a four-year term.
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Manatee County Area Transit offers free ride on Try Transit Day, April 2
04/24/2019
Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT) will offer free service on Friday, April 26, as part of Try Transit Day, a regional campaign to promote public transit throughout the area.
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This is the image for the news article titled Manatee County Commissioners approve funding plan for new animal shelter, East Manatee library, other major capital projects
Manatee County Commissioners approve funding plan for new animal shelter, East Manatee library, other major capital projects
04/23/2019
County Commissioners today unanimously approved major updates to the infrastructure sales tax spending plan that will pave the way for a new library in East Manatee, an animal shelter to replace the aging Animal Services facility in Palmetto, pickleball courts at G.T. Bray Park and more.
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This is the image for the news article titled Next week Highland Shores boat ramp closes for one month
Next week Highland Shores boat ramp closes for one month
04/20/2019
Highland Shores boat ramp will close Monday for about one month while crews dredge the navigational channel connecting the boat ramp basin to the Manatee River. Weather permitting, the boat ramp will reopen to the public by the end of May.
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Manatee County hosts Earth Day celebration, activities tomorrow, next week
04/19/2019
An Earth Day-themed expo in the downtown County Administration Building Monday kicks off a series of Earth Day events sponsored by the County.
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County invites public to 2019 Business Recovery Expo next week
04/17/2019
Manatee County will host its annual Business Recovery Expo next week to share information with local business owners on how to prepare for this year's Hurricane Season and natural disasters.
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This is the image for the news article titled Manatee County to dedicate Laurie Crawford Dog Park on April 26
Manatee County to dedicate Laurie Crawford Dog Park on April 26
04/15/2019
Later this month Manatee County officials will dedicate the Happy Tails Dog Park at G.T. Bray Park in honor of Laurie Crawford. Laurie served on the Manatee County Animal Advisory Board for 15 years, serving as its chair from 2001 to 2015. She also helped establish Manatee County's first dog park which now bears her name.
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G.T. Bray Park hosts April 27 World Tai Chi Day activities
04/12/2019
The worldwide Tai Chi celebration comes to Bradenton soon when local instructors offer free Tai Chi and Qigong lessons at G.T. Bray Park on Sat., April 27.
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Manatee County accepting applications for Health Care Advisory Board
04/08/2019
Manatee County is accepting applications for two vacancies on the Manatee County Health Care Advisory Board, a volunteer group that evaluates, monitors and discusses the healthcare system in Manatee County and makes recommendations to the County Commission regarding the funding of healthcare services in Manatee County.
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Manatee County accepting applications for 2019 Value Adjustment Board
04/02/2019
Manatee County has an opening for a citizen member on the 2019 Value Adjustment Board which hears appeals regarding denied property tax exemptions, petitions relating to assessments, and appeals concerning ad valorem tax deferrals.
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Manatee County hosts veterans seminar series, kicks off U.S. Census campaign during County Government Month
04/01/2019
During April Manatee County Veterans Services takes its annual veterans seminar to the community, and County Government reps will work with community partners to begin a yearlong awareness campaign leading up to next year's U.S. Census count.
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This is the image for the news article titled County Commissioners unanimously confirm Karen Stewart to serve as acting Deputy County Administrator
County Commissioners unanimously confirm Karen Stewart to serve as acting Deputy County Administrator
03/26/2019
County Commissioners today touted Karen Stewart's reputation in the community and her accomplishments as Economic Development Official today before unanimously approving her to be the acting Deputy County Administrator to County Administrator Cheri Coryea.
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Veterans Services to offer annual benefit information sessions in April at Manatee Libraries
03/18/2019
Manatee County Veterans Services is offering free annual benefit seminars through one convenient session, which will repeat on four different dates and library locations in April.
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Manatee County accepting applications for Health Care Advisory Board
03/14/2019
Manatee County is accepting applications for one vacancy on the Manatee County Health Care Advisory Board, a volunteer group that evaluates, monitors and discusses the healthcare system in Manatee County and makes recommendations to the County Commission regarding the funding of healthcare services in Manatee County.
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Manatee County warns of scam targeting County water customers
03/13/2019
Manatee County utility customers who receive a suspicious call asking for account information over the phone should report those calls to Manatee County Sheriff's Office which has opened an investigation on the issue.
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This is the image for the news article titled Manatee County Commissioners confirm John Osborne as Deputy County Administrator
Manatee County Commissioners confirm John Osborne as Deputy County Administrator
03/12/2019
County Commissioners this morning unanimously confirmed longtime County employee John Osborne to serve as the Deputy County Administrator.
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Manatee County to host open house meetings, answer questions about new FEMA flood maps
03/11/2019
FEMA representatives and County officials will hold two meetings in April to answer questions about new FEMA preliminary flood insurance rate maps (FIRM) and elevation requirements that will impact insurance rates for many Manatee County homeowners.
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Manatee County first responders drill scheduled for March 20
03/08/2019
aw enforcement, fire service, public safety officials will begin exercise with a convoy from Manatee County Public Works building to Duette Preserve
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Manatee County Commissioner Misty Servia to host District 4 town hall this month
03/08/2019
District residents invited to March 20 meeting at Bayshore Garden Recreation Center
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Cheri Coryea named acting Manatee County Administrator
02/26/2019
County Commissioners today unanimously confirmed Cheri Coryea as acting County Administrator. Coryea will become the County's Administrator on March 1.
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This is the image for the news article titled Retiring County Administrator Ed Hunzeker concludes 50-plus year career in public service this week
Retiring County Administrator Ed Hunzeker concludes 50-plus year career in public service this week
02/25/2019
After more than a half century in public service including 12 years as the Manatee County Administrator, Ed Hunzeker will retire at the end of this week. He plans to spend more time with his family.
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Manatee County to host Opportunity Zone Forum
02/19/2019
Manatee County Redevelopment & Economic Opportunity Department's Economic Development Division will host a free Opportunity Zone Forum on Monday, Feb. 25, from 9-10:30 a.m. at the Bradenton Area Convention Center, 1 Haben Blvd, Palmetto.
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Manatee accepting applications for Tourist Development Council
02/14/2019
Manatee County is now accepting applications for a vacancy on the Tourist Development Council (TDC), a citizens advisory committee that makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on the expenditures of Tourist Tax Revenues.
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2019-20 CDBG Grant Workshop to be held on February 25
02/14/2019
A Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Grant Application Workshop for non-profit agencies interested in CDBG funding, will be held on Monday, February 25
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Manatee County announces Presidents' Day closures
02/11/2019
Manatee County Government offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 18 to commemorate Presidents’ Day. All trash, recycling and yard waste collections the week of Feb. 18 will be postponed one day from Tuesday through Saturday for residents in unincorporated Manatee.
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Manatee County accepting applications for MPO Citizen Advisory Committee
02/07/2019
Manatee County is accepting applications for three vacancies on a citizens advisory committee that makes recommendations on regional transportation issues.
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Florida Association of Counties appoints Manatee Commissioners to policy committees
02/06/2019
Four Manatee County Commissioners have been appointed to Florida Association of Counties (FAC) policy committees that form and shape FAC's legislative priorities for the year.
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This is the image for the news article titled Valentine’s Day “Clear the Shelter” Weekend Coming to MCAS: All Adoption Fees Waived For 4 Days Only
Valentine’s Day “Clear the Shelter” Weekend Coming to MCAS: All Adoption Fees Waived For 4 Days Only
02/05/2019
Can you feel the love? With hundreds of loving, adoptable pets waiting to go to forever homes, Manatee County Animal Services (MCAS) invites our community to find their perfect pet love match during this upcoming, 4-day special weekend. Valentine’s Day “Clear the Shelter” Weekend is February 14-17 at both MCAS locations.
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This is the image for the news article titled Application period open through March 1 for human service funding
Application period open through March 1 for human service funding
02/04/2019
Non-profit agencies that serve Manatee County residents have until March 1 to apply for Manatee County Children's Services funding, a voter-approved fund to help disadvantaged children and their families in the community. General funding is also available to help nonprofits that serve adults or provide other services to Manatee County.
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This is the image for the news article titled Manatee County seeks public input on land development code changes
Manatee County seeks public input on land development code changes
01/18/2019
Proposed changes aim to improve County development review process
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This is the image for the news article titled County offices closed Jan. 21 in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
County offices closed Jan. 21 in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
01/14/2019
Manatee County Government offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 21 to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
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Manatee County accepting applications for two advisory boards
01/11/2019
Manatee County is accepting applications for two vacancies on the Manatee County Health Care Advisory Board and three seats on the Infrastructure Sales Tax Oversight Committee.
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Palma Sola boat ramp to close Jan. 1 for renovations, safety upgrades
12/20/2018
Palma Sola boat ramp, 9800 Manatee Ave. West, will be closed for up to six months for repairs and minor upgrades beginning Jan. 1.
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Manatee County announces upcoming holiday schedule
12/18/2018
County offices will be closed: Christmas Eve, Mon., Dec. 24 Christmas Day, Tues., Dec. 25 New Year's Day, Tues., Jan. 1, 2019
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This is the image for the news article titled Steve Jonsson elected 2019 Chairman of the County Commission as Commissioners appoint leadership positions for next year
Steve Jonsson elected 2019 Chairman of the County Commission as Commissioners appoint leadership positions for next year
12/18/2018
County Commissioners today elected District Three Commissioner Steve Jonsson as Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners for 2019..
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This is the image for the news article titled Heavy rains cancel MCAT's Tour of Lights tonight but event will take place tomorrow
Heavy rains cancel MCAT's Tour of Lights tonight but event will take place tomorrow
12/14/2018
Manatee County Area Transit's (MCAT) popular Ted Nowosad Tour of Lights has been cancelled for tonight Friday, Dec. 14 due to strong storms in the area today and into the evening. It will take place one evening only this year: tomorrow Saturday, Dec. 15. The 90-minute ride through local neighborhoods in west Bradenton is free and open to the public.
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Registration now open for 2019 Senior Games for Life
12/11/2018
Registration is open through Jan. 18 for the 2019 Gulf Coast Games for Life, a regional competition of amateur athletes ages 50 and older. Seniors will compete in 16 sports for medals and qualifying for the 2019 Florida Senior Games State Competition.
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This is the image for the news article titled Powel Crosley Theater gears up for holiday productions, new shows in 2019
Powel Crosley Theater gears up for holiday productions, new shows in 2019
12/07/2018
As part of its commitment to producing theatrical presentations of the works of some of the greatest authors and playwrights in history and offering unique theater experiences, Powel Crosley Theater recently announced the return of its popular holiday productions and a new show planned for 2019, all taking place at the historic Powel Crosley Estate.
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Manatee County's 2019 wall calendars now available at public buildings around town
12/07/2018
Manatee County's popular wall calendars have arrived, featuring beautiful photos of popular local destinations.
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This is the image for the news article titled Braden River Library supervisor Cathy Laird named Manatee County Employee of the Year
Braden River Library supervisor Cathy Laird named Manatee County Employee of the Year
12/06/2018
Cathy Laird, the branch supervisor for the County's busiest library and a longtime employee of the public library system, has been named Manatee County's 2018 Employee of the Year.
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Cold weather shelter available in Manatee County
12/05/2018
Manatee County's Emergency Management Division has coordinated with The Salvation Army to open cold weather shelter space tonight at their Manatee County location at 1204 14th St. W., Bradenton. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and there will be space for an additional 60 people.
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Manatee County seeks public input on past year’s CDBG projects
11/30/2018
Manatee County Community Development is asking for public input on how federal funding (CDBG) was spent in local neighborhoods over the past year.
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MCAT's popular Tour of Lights returns December 14, 15
11/30/2018
Manatee County Area Transit's (MCAT) popular Ted Nowosad Tour of Lights returns Friday, Dec. 14 and Saturday, Dec. 15. The 90-minute ride through local neighborhoods in west Bradenton is free and open to the public.
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Manatee County Commissioners confirm Ava Ehde as Neighborhood Services Director
11/27/2018
After serving nearly a year as an interim director, Ava Ehde was confirmed as the Director of Neighborhood Services for Manatee County at today's County Commission meeting.
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Manatee County to host Open House to discuss John Marble Park improvements
11/26/2018
The Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources Department will host an Open House on Monday, Dec. 3, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the John Marble Park gymnasium to preview the County’s projected “master plan” for John Marble Park.
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County Commissioners set to name Commission Chambers in honor of longtime Commissioner Pat Glass
11/20/2018
Manatee County Commissioners next week are scheduled to name their meeting chambers the Patricia M. Glass Commission Chambers in honor of the County's first female County Commissioner, Pat Glass.
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Manatee County offices closed Thursday, Friday for Thanksgiving
11/19/2018
Garbage, yard waste and recycling are suspended for one day on Thanksgiving Day. The regular schedule resumes Monday, Nov. 26. MCAT fixed route, Handy Bus, and Longboat Key Shuttle services will not be available on Thanksgiving Day but resume on Friday.
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Manatee County launches suite of digital tools for the public
11/13/2018
Manatee County residents can now find the information that’s most important to them with one click using a collection of new online applications on the County’s website.
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Manatee County implements more cutting-edge 9-1-1 technologies
11/10/2018
Manatee County has integrated several new potentially lifesaving advancements to its 9-1-1 services to improve emergency response efforts.
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Manatee County accepting applications for Construction Trades Board
11/09/2018
Manatee County is now accepting applications for an opening on the Construction Trades Board for a State Certified or Locally Licensed Contractor (Seat #4).
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Manatee County's Farm City Week events have begun
11/09/2018
Farm City Week, the annual celebration of partnerships between rural and urban communities, is underway in Manatee County.
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Manatee County to host 4th annual Small Business Expo next week
11/08/2018
Entrepreneurs, start-ups and established business owners can access up to 20 local business resources from financial, marketing, workforce recruiting/training and small business development industries at Manatee County’s fourth annual Small Business Expo next Thursday, Nov. 15.
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Manatee County announces Veteran's Day-related closures
11/07/2018
Manatee County Government offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 12 to commemorate Veteran's Day.
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MCAT to offer free rides on Election Day, Nov. 6
10/30/2018
Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT) will offer free fixed route bus service on election day, Tuesday, Nov. 6. The offer includes the MCAT Route 99 buses that travel into Sarasota County.
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Manatee County Animal Services now open 7 days a week in November and December to help increase adoptions
10/30/2018
Manatee County Animal Services (MCAS) will be open 7 days a week starting on November 1. No one wants to spend the holidays alone, including our homeless pets who are looking for a second chance at a forever home. Through no fault of their own, they have been rescued by MCAS and now await a warm bed to cuddle up in and have a loving family to call their own.
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Walk, ride, dance, play at Open Streets Manatee in Palmetto on Nov. 10
10/22/2018
Manatee County residents are invited to grab their walking shoes, bikes and rollerblades for this year’s Open Streets Manatee event next month in Palmetto.
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Manatee County earns four awards from state transit organizations
10/22/2018
Two statewide transit associations have awarded Manatee County Area Transit two group awards and individual awards to Commissioner Carol Whitmore and Manatee County Fleet employee Mike Ruth.
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SBA Business Recovery Center relocates to Bradenton Beach's Tingley Memorial Library
10/22/2018
Manatee County Government and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that an SBA Business Recovery Center today moves to the City of Bradenton Beach's Tingley Memorial Library to help business owners affected by September red tide bloom.
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Manatee County to host community meeting to discuss Lakewood Ranch Park improvements
10/10/2018
The Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources Department will host a community meeting on Thursday, Oct. 18, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the American Red Cross at Lakewood Ranch to discuss facilities, growth and vision for the future of the County’s projected “master plan” for Lakewood Ranch Park. 
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Manatee County to distribute sandbags at three area locations today, Oct. 9
10/08/2018
Manatee County residents may pick up sandbags at G.T. Bray Park, Bennett Park and Bradenton Area Convention Center from 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
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Manatee County accepting applications for Construction Trades Board
10/04/2018
Manatee County is accepting applications for two seats on the Construction Trades Board, a volunteer panel that regulates and licenses local contractors.
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Final Public Notice: Manatee County Coquina Beach Project
10/02/2018
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has received the subgrant application for Manatee County’s Coquina Beach engineered beach repair due to damages in Hurricane Hermine (DR‐4280‐FL PW 479) and Hurricane Irma (DR‐4337‐FL Project 6581, PW 3039). Pursuant to Executive Order 11988 and 44 CFR Part 9.12, final notice is hereby given of FEMA’s intent to provide funding for this project under the Public Assistance (PA) Program.
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Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Serving Up Restaurant Month Promotion
09/27/2018
“30 Day Deals” Offered at Participating Restaurants October 1-31 to Drive Support to Local Businesses
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Manatee County accepting applications for MPO Citizen Advisory Committee
09/25/2018
Manatee County is accepting applications for three vacancies on a citizens advisory committee that makes recommendations on regional transportation issues.
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Manatee County accepting applications for Health Council of West Central Florida
09/24/2018
Manatee County is accepting applications for two seats on the Health Council of West Central Florida to represent Manatee County.
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Manatee County to host one-day Public Safety Academy in October
09/24/2018
Manatee County’s Public Safety Department will host a one-day Public Safety Academy to increase awareness about what the department does and to develop a better understanding of the public’s role in Public Safety.
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Manatee County accepting applications for NAACP seat on Children's Services Advisory Board
09/20/2018
Manatee County is accepting applications for the NAACP-designated seat on the Children’s Services Advisory Board (CSAB). The volunteer board makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on the priorities and expenditures of the County’s dedicated millage for children’s services.
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Manatee County to host community meeting to discuss G.T. Bray Park Master Plan
09/17/2018
The Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources Department will host a community meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 6-8 p.m. at the G.T. Bray Recreation Center to discuss facilities, growth and vision for the future of the County’s projected “master plan” for G.T. Bray Park.
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View live stream traffic conditions on new Regional Traffic Management Center website
09/17/2018
Manatee and Sarasota drivers now have two new resources to check before heading onto the road for commutes each day.
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Manatee County accepting applications for Criminal Nuisance Abatement Board
09/07/2018
Manatee County is accepting applications for three positions on the Criminal Nuisance Abatement Board which hears cases regarding criminal nuisances on places or premises located in unincorporated areas of the county.
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Manatee County to host Sept. 20 Hiring Expo
09/06/2018
Local job seekers will have dozens of public sector careers to learn about and apply for at a Sept. 20 hiring expo. Representatives from Manatee County Government, School Board, Sheriff’s Office, and other agencies will be on hand with job opportunities.
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SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center to open locally to assist businesses affected by red tide
09/05/2018
Manatee County Government and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that a SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center will to assist businesses that have been affected by red tide. The center will open at the Manatee County Island Branch Library this Friday.
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County offices closed Sept. 3 to observe Labor Day
08/28/2018
Manatee County Government offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 3 to commemorate Labor Day. Trash, recycling and yard waste collections for the week will be postponed one day from Tuesday through Saturday for residents in unincorporated Manatee.
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Manatee County to host Supplier Outreach Symposium in September
08/28/2018
Manatee County’s Procurement Division will host a Supplier Outreach Symposium for registered suppliers to meet with County departments and other local agencies to ask questions and discuss the goods and services they provide.
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Manatee County announces next phase of red tide cleanup
08/27/2018
Today Manatee County announced a new program to maintain local canals and waterways impacted by the August red tide outbreak. The Nets to Neighbors campaign will provide local homeowner associations and neighborhoods with nets and buckets for local cleanup efforts.
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Manatee County accepting applications for Historic Preservation Board
08/24/2018
Manatee County is accepting applications for one vacancy on the Historic Preservation Board, a citizen’s advisory committee that makes decisions regarding Manatee County’s archaeologically, historically and aesthetically significant sites, districts, and zones.
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Manatee County unleashes G.T. Bray dog park expansion
08/23/2018
Local dog owners have a new and improved place to take their pups to play. G.T. Bray's Happy Tails Canine Park is now open after a five month expansion project.
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Manatee County invites volunteers to Palma Sola Causeway cleanup event tomorrow
08/21/2018
Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources will host a volunteer cleanup event of Palma Sola Causeway tomorrow, Aug. 22 at Palma Sola Causeway boat ramp from 7:30 to 9 a.m.
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Manatee County Contracts Vendor to Clean Local Canals and Waterways of Red Tide Impacts
08/17/2018
Manatee County will expand its response to local red tide impacts by contracting with a vendor to remove red tide fish kills from smaller canals and waterways where fish have begun to foul local waters.
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Manatee County accepting applications for Early Learning Coalition Board seat
08/15/2018
Manatee County is accepting applications for a vacancy on the board of the Early Learning Coalition (ELC).
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Manatee County looks to new solutions to clean impacts from red tide
08/14/2018
County Commissioners today discussed how the County can assist private homeowners clear waterways, inlets and canals of sea life killed by the red tide outbreak.
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Manatee County accepting applications for Healthcare Advisory Board 
08/13/2018
Manatee County is accepting applications for four vacancies on the Manatee County Healthcare Advisory Board, a volunteer group that evaluates, monitors and discusses the healthcare system in Manatee County and makes recommendations to the County Commission regarding the funding of healthcare services in Manatee County.
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Manatee County accepting applications for Planning Commission
08/10/2018
Manatee County is accepting applications for two seats on the seat on the Planning Commission, a citizens advisory committee that makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on land use items.
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County Administration Building closed at noon Friday, August 3
08/03/2018
Manatee County Administration Building closed at noon today after another severed waterline downtown cut off water to the Admin Building.
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Manatee County Historic Courthouse to close on two half days in August for fumigation tenting
07/27/2018
Manatee County Government and the Clerk of the Court's Office today announced that the Historic Courthouse will be closed to the public for crews to fumigate for termites on two half days next month.
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Manatee County accepting applications for Children's Services Advisory Board
07/25/2018
Manatee County is now accepting applications for six open seats on the Children’s Services Advisory Board (CSAB). The volunteer board makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners about priorities and expenditures of the County’s dedicated millage for children’s services.
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Manatee County Procurement awarded Achievement of Excellence
07/25/2018
Manatee County Procurement has been awarded the 23rd Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement award (AEP) for 2018 from the National Procurement Institute, Inc. (NPI).
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Manatee County advances plan to design, build Lincoln Park Pool
07/24/2018
The new Lincoln Park Pool took a giant leap forward today when County Commissioners unanimously approved a design-build contract with Jon F. Swift, Inc. to construct the pool over the next year.
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Manatee County to hold July 26 community meeting to discuss proposed public safety radio tower along Prospect Road
07/17/2018
Manatee County officials will hold a public meeting Thursday, July 26 to discuss a proposed public safety radio tower along Prospect Road. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. and will be held at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 7461 Prospect Road.
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Registration now open for 2018 water school, boat tour
07/17/2018
Manatee County residents are invited to attend the 2018 water school to learn all about the county's most precious natural resource. The University of Florida/IFAS Extension Manatee County Water School will host water school July 26 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and July 27 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
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Manatee County offers sandbags to prepare for hurricane season during two dates this summer
07/16/2018
Manatee County Public Works crews will offer up to 10 sandbags per household this summer for Manatee County residents wanting to get a head start on severe weather.
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Manatee County Recognized as a Healthy Community Champion
07/12/2018
The Florida Department of Health is proud to recognize Manatee County as a 2018 Healthy Community Champion. Citing the county’s dedication to providing access to bicycle routes, parks, greenways, farm stands, a community orchard and a formal comprehensive employee wellness program, Manatee stood out as one of ten Florida counties to receive this honor.
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Independence Day Office Closures, Schedule Changes
07/03/2018
Manatee County Government offices will be closed Wednesday, July 4 to observe Independence Day.
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Manatee County Community Paramedicine Chief to receive state EMS Injury Prevention Award
07/03/2018
The Florida Department of Health has named Manatee County's Community Paramedicine Chief James Crutchfield recipient of its 2018 EMS Injury Prevention Award.
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Manatee County accepting applications for Tourist Development Council
06/25/2018
Manatee County has three openings for the Tourist Development Council (TDC), a citizens advisory committee that makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on the expenditures of Tourist Tax Revenues.
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Manatee County releases redesigned, user-friendly website
06/21/2018
Filled with beautiful local photography, packed with updated information and optimized for mobile phones and tablets, Manatee County Government today released a new website that's more user-friendly than ever before.
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Draft 2018-19 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Annual Action Plan
06/20/2018
The draft Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Annual Action Plan, which specifies projects and programs that will be funded with federal for the 2018-19 program year, is available for public comment from Friday, June 22, through Tuesday, July 24.
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Manatee County now accepting applications for Environmental Land Management & Acquisition Committee
06/15/2018
Manatee County Government is accepting applications for two vacant seats on the Environmental Land Management and Acquisition Committee (ELMAC).
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Manatee County EMT Aaron White named 2018 Florida EMT of the Year
06/08/2018
Manatee County's 2017 Employee of the Year, a life-saving EMT working with the County since 2009, now has statewide recognition as Florida's EMT of the Year.
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Manatee County's annual budget process begins with $1.4 billion recommended budget
05/31/2018
County Administrator Ed Hunzeker rolled out a recommended budget for next year that will pay for 12 new Sheriff’s Office deputies and cover a host of infrastructure projects including a new Lincoln Park Pool, extensions for 44th Avenue and improvements for Canal and Moccasin Wallow roads. Property tax rates are proposed to remain unchanged for the 12th consecutive year.
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Manatee County accepting applications for Historic Preservation Board
05/29/2018
Manatee County is accepting applications for one position on the Historic Preservation Board, a citizens advisory committee that makes decisions regarding Manatee County’s archaeologically, historically and aesthetically significant sites, districts and zones.
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Manatee County Parks & Natural Resources hosts World Oceans Day Festival
05/29/2018
Manatee County’s Parks and Natural Resources Department will host the second annual World Oceans Day Festival on Saturday, June 9 at Emerson Point Preserve. The free festival will kick off at 9 a.m. and continue until noon.
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Manatee County introduces new Summer ConneXion youth bus passes
05/24/2018
Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT) will begin a new Summer ConneXion bus pass pilot program this summer. The new bus pass provides unlimited travel on local bus routes for area youth that are 19 years old or younger.
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Manatee County finalizes purchase for Johnson Preserve at Braden River
05/22/2018
Manatee County Government and the Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast today announced the permanent protection of a 44.5-acre preserve on the Braden River that will be named the Floyd C. Johnson & Flo Singer Johnson Preserve at Braden River.
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Manatee County Marine Rescue announces extended summer hours
05/21/2018
Manatee County Marine Rescue Division begins extended summer hours on Saturday, May 26 and urged beachgoers to always swim in lifeguarded areas.
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Manatee County accepting applications for Planning Commission
05/18/2018
Manatee County is accepting applications for one seat on the Planning Commission, a citizens advisory committee that makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on land use items.
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Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources to host Summer Camp hiring fairs this May
05/14/2018
Calling all teens in search of a summer job: Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources is hiring 72 positions for its Summer Camp programs and pools. Parks is hosting hiring fairs each Friday of the month to recruit applicants.
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Manatee County Emergency Communications Center receives international industry recognition
05/14/2018
Manatee County Emergency Communications Center (ECC) this week received international recognition, the division's crowning achievement in a year of technological advancements that have improved public safety in the community.
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Get on your bikes and ride! Manatee County encourages residents to ride to work, cycle for fun this May, National Bike Month
05/01/2018
May 14-18 is Bike to Work Week and Manatee County Government is encouraging residents to bike to work or try cycling for fun, fitness or transportation throughout May, National Bike Month. The County will install three bike repair kiosks around town to promote bicycling and bicycle safety.
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Manatee County accepting applications for MPO Citizen Advisory Committee
04/26/2018
Manatee County has one opening for a citizens advisory committee that makes recommendations on regional transportation issues.
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Manatee County Parks hosts May 1 Career Night at Mosaic Nest
04/25/2018
Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources will host the department's first Career Night for middle school, high school and college students next week. The May 1 event will take place at Robinson Preserve's new Mosaic NEST a beautiful new elevated tree house education center.
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Manatee County Community Paramedic earns Florida's first international certification
04/25/2018
Manatee County Community Paramedic, Earl Kulpa, has become the first internationally certified community paramedic in Florida, one of only 112 in the nation.
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MCAT expands mobile ticketing
04/21/2018
Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT) buses will expand mobile ticketing options Monday, meaning the Token Transit app can be used to purchase the R-Card/Regional Bus Pass honored by both MCAT and Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT).
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Manatee County Parks hosts World Tai Chi activities on Saturday, April 28
04/17/2018
The worldwide Tai Chi celebration comes to G.T. Bray Park when local instructors offer free Tai Chi and Qigong lessons on Saturday, April 28.
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Manatee County Transit offers free ride on Try Transit Day, April 20
04/13/2018
Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT) will offer free service on Friday, April 20, as part of Try Transit Day, a regional campaign to promote public transit throughout the area.
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MCAT awarded $1.9 million federal grant for bus fleet rehabilitation
04/12/2018
Manatee County Area Transit is the recipient of a $1.9 million grant for buses and trolleys U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently announced.
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Manatee County hosts Earth Day celebration, sustainable activities this month
04/10/2018
A downtown Earth Day expo and Manatee Libraries' popular Recycled Fashion Show highlight environment-friendly activities this April hosted by Manatee County, Florida's first platinum-certified green government.
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Government, Constitutional Offices host Hiring Expo next week
04/09/2018
Local job seekers will have dozens of public sector careers to learn about and apply for at this month's Hiring Expo. Representatives from Manatee County Government, Property Appraiser, Sheriff, Supervisor of Elections and Tax Collector will all be on hand to discuss job opportunities.
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Manatee County invites community to go 'Back to the Future'
04/06/2018
What do you want Manatee County to look like in 2038? That’s the question Manatee County Government is asking residents through a visioning project focused on infrastructure, quality of life, economics and housing.
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Manatee County accepting applications for 2018 Value Adjustment Board
04/05/2018
Manatee County has an opening for a citizen member on the 2018 Value Adjustment Board which hears appeals regarding denied property tax exemptions, petitions relating to assessments, and appeals concerning ad valorem tax deferrals.
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Manatee County honors Purple Heart recipients, hosts Veterans seminars this month
04/04/2018
Four Friday seminars for local veterans begin this week, and more than 50 new parking spots will be designated for Purple Heart recipients later this month as Manatee County Government honors the 40,000 veterans who call Manatee County home.
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MCAT to kick off mobile ticketing option next week
03/30/2018
Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT) buses will begin offering mobile ticketing as a new fare payment option for passengers beginning Monday.
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Anna Maria Island force main project to begin April 9
03/28/2018
Construction of the Anna Maria Island force main 5 Replacement project is scheduled to start along Gulf Drive on April 9.
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County invites public to 2018 Business Recovery Expo
03/20/2018
Manatee County will host a public Business Recovery Expo on April 26 to share information with local business owners on how to prepare for this year's Hurricane Season and natural disasters.
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Renovated, improved North Coquina boat ramp now open
03/08/2018
North Coquina boat ramp is open following a nine-month renovation that improved boater access, parking and landscaping.
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Notice of Funding Availability for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program/Grant Workshop
03/05/2018
Manatee County anticipates that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will provide an estimated allocation of $2,274,903.00 for the 2018-19 CDBG, HOME and ESG programs.
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Manatee County Emergency Communications Center celebrates accomplishments, improvements during 50th anniversary of U.S.'s first 9-1-1 call
02/15/2018
Tomorrow, as the 50-year anniversary passes of the United States' first 9-1-1 call, Manatee County emergency call takers will recognize the day like any other: by answering calls and sending assistance to nearly 500 requests for help around the community.
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Manatee County rolls out online building permits, permit applications later this month
02/09/2018
Manatee County Building and Development Services Department (BADS) customers will soon be able to do business with the County without ever having to visit County offices. On Feb. 27 BADS will offer Online Services, a new web-based tool that offers all BADS services online.
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Moody's assigns stellar Aa1 credit rating to Manatee County Utilities
01/19/2018
Moody's Investors Services recently assigned a Aa1 rating to Manatee County, FL's $55 million Public Utility Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2017.
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Manatee and Sarasota neighborhood leaders invited to Manasota Neighborhoods Summit
01/12/2018
Community leaders are invited to attend a revival of the Manasota Neighborhoods Summit on Feb. 23, hosted by Neighborhood Services staff from Manatee County, Sarasota County and the City of Sarasota.
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Registration now open for 2018 Senior Games for Life
01/10/2018
Registration is open through Jan. 26 for the 2018 Gulf Coast Games for Life, a regional competition of amateur athletes ages 50 and older. Seniors will compete in more than a dozen sports for medals and qualifying for the 2018 Florida Senior Games State Competition.
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Manatee County Emergency Management to host free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training in February
01/09/2018
Registration is now open for a free, three-day Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training in February.
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Manatee County Marine Rescue named Florida's 2017 Beach Patrol of the Year
12/28/2017
The Florida Beach Patrol Chiefs Association recently awarded its most prestigious award, Beach Patrol of the Year to Manatee County Marine Rescue Division.
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Ava Ehde named interim director of Manatee County Neighborhood Services Department 
12/22/2017
Ava Ehde, Manatee County's Library Services Manager since 2011, has been named interim director of Manatee County Neighborhood Services Department. The department includes Probation, Human, Veterans, Healthcare and Neighborhood services divisions and the Public Library System.
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Ted Nowosad Tour of Lights returns in December
11/27/2017
The popular Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT) Tour of Lights returns Friday, Dec. 15 and Saturday, Dec. 16. The 90-minute ride through local neighborhoods in west Bradenton is free and open to the public.
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Manatee County Library Foundation announces 'An Evening with David Baldacci' to be held in March
11/20/2017
Manatee County Library Foundation has added David Baldacci to the list of blockbuster authors continue to commit to local fundraisers benefiting the Manatee County Public Library System.
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Manatee County asks local business owners to register AED locations online
11/20/2017
Manatee County Public Safety officials are looking to local business owners to help complete an online directory of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in public locations throughout the county.
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Fort Hamer Bridge opens to traffic, connecting Manatee County's fastest growing areas
10/18/2017
Local officials hailed the opening of the Fort Hamer Bridge as a historic event for Manatee County and praised the new bridge's benefits to the community during a ribbon cutting event this morning. The bridge was opened to traffic by 11 a.m. today.
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