Apply for an Advisory Board

Advisory Board positions are advertised as openings become available. 

To apply for an opening, download the Advisory Board application form. Complete the form and return it by email, fax or mail.

  Email to:

  Fax to: (941) 745-3790

  Mail to:
Board of County Commissioners
ATTN: Advisory Boards
1112 Manatee Avenue West, Suite 902
Bradenton, FL 34205

Download Application Form

If you have questions about the application process please call the Advisory Board liaison for that specific board.


Current Advisory Board Opportunities

Construction Trades Board - One seat

Construction Trades Board

Applications are being accepted for one seat on the Construction Trades Board, a volunteer panel that regulates and licenses local contractors.  Applications are due by November 21, 2018.

The Construction Trades Board also disciplines contractors who violate local codes, state statutes or Florida Building Code provisions pertaining to licensed contractors. The board also may suspend or revoke contractor licenses and impose monetary fines.


Applicants are being sought for the following seat:
  • State Certified or Locally Licensed Contractor with at least five years of experience in the construction trade, who also holds an active license as State Certified with Department of Business and Professional Regulation or Locally Licensed Contractor in any field of construction not represented, active Certificate of Competency license in Manatee County.  Applicants must reside or have a business located in unincorporated Manatee County.


The group meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 3 p.m. in the First Floor Chambers of Manatee County Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Ave West, Bradenton. 


Cindi Blake or Deanna Ward
(941) 748-4501, ext. 3800 or