County Administration

The County Administrator is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, and is responsible for carrying out the policies and directives of the Commission and for the development and management of the County's annual operating and capital improvement budgets. 

Manatee County Administrator Ed Hunzeker

Ed Hunzeker, County Administrator

The Manatee Board of County Commissioners appointed Ed Hunzeker as the County Administrator in November 2006. Hunzeker brought to Manatee County a mantra of accountability, civility and ethics (ACE Philosophy), ushering in a more businesslike, customer-friendly county government. He values creative employees who aren’t afraid to take risks. 

Upcoming Events

Full Calendar
19Jan
HHW/E-Scrap Collection
9:00AM - 3:00PMLena Road Landfill, 3333 Lena Road, Bradenton
21Jan
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - County Offices Closed
All Day
21Jan
MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY - County Closed
7:00AM - 5:00PMManatee County Holidays
22Jan
Special Board of County Commissioners Meeting
9:00AM - 12:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Patricia M. Glass Commission Chambers
22Jan
Board of County Commissioners Work Session: (1) Stormwater 201; (2) Transportation Planning
1:30PM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fourth Floor, Manatee Room
23Jan
Reviewing Agencies Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
8:30AM - 10:00AM
23Jan
Code Enforcement Special Magistrate Hearing
9:00AM - 1:00PMManatee County Administrative Center 1112 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton - 1st Floor, Patricia M. Glass Commission Chambers
23Jan
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10:00AM - 11:00AM1112 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton FL 34205 - Purchasing Room
23Jan
Children's Services Advisory Board meeting
3:00PM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205, Manatee Room, 4th floor
23Jan
Health Care Advisory Board
5:00PM - 7:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - 9th Floor, BCC Conference Room
24Jan
18-R069955AEJ
10:00AM - 11:00AM1112 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton FL 34205 - Purchasing Conference Room
25Jan
International Association of EMT’s and Paramedic’s Labor Contract Negotiations
12:30PM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - 9th Floor, BCC Conference Room; ACE Conference Room
29Jan
Board of County Commissioners/Port Authority Regular Meeting
9:00AM - 3:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Patricia M. Glass Commission Chambers
29Jan
Council of Governments Meeting
4:00PM - 6:00PMBradenton Area Convention Center, One Haben Boulevard, Palmetto - Longboat Key Room
30Jan
Reviewing Agencies Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
8:30AM - 10:00AM
31Jan
Value Adjustment Board Hearing
10:00AM - 12:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Commission Chambers, First Floor
31Jan
Planning Task Force, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
3:30PM - 5:00PM
05Feb
Special Board of County Commissioners Land Use Meeting - Land Development Code Amendments
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Patricia M. Glass Commission Chambers, First Floor
06Feb
Reviewing Agencies Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
8:30AM - 10:00AM
07Feb
Board of County Commissioners Land Use Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
11Feb
Tourist Development Council Meeting at County Admin Bldg in downtown Bradenton
9:00AM - 11:00AMBOCC Chambers
12Feb
Board of County Commissioners/Port Authority Regular Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
13Feb
Reviewing Agencies Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
8:30AM - 10:00AM
13Feb
RIP Squad Volunteer Workday
9:00AM - 11:00AMLocation TBD - chosen based on need
16Feb
HHW/E-Scrap Collection
9:00AM - 3:00PMLena Road Landfill, 3333 Lena Road, Bradenton
18Feb
Presidents Day - County Offices Closed
All Day
20Feb
Reviewing Agencies Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
8:30AM - 10:00AM
20Feb
Public Safety Coordinating Council
12:00PM - 1:00PMCounty Administration Building - 1112 Manatee Avenue West Bradenton, Florida 34205 - Board of County Commissioners Conference Room, 9th Floor
20Feb
CSAB meeting
3:00PM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205, 4th floor, Manatee Room
21Feb
CANCELLED: Manatee County Port Authority Meeting
9:00AM - 12:00PMPort Manatee Intermodal Chambers, 1905 Intermodal Circle, Palmetto, Florida
26Feb
Board of County Commissioners/Port Authority Regular Meeting
9:00AM - 12:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
26Feb
Joint Meeting of the Board of County Commissioners and the Longboat Key Town Commission
1:30PM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fourth Floor, Manatee Room
26Feb
Animal Services Advisory Board Meeting
5:30PM - 7:30PMManatee County Animal Services 305 25th St W, Palmetto, Fl 34221
27Feb
Reviewing Agencies Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
8:30AM - 10:00AM
27Feb
Code Enforcement Special Magistrate Hearing
9:00AM - 1:00PMManatee County Administrative Center 1112 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton - 1st Floor Board of County Commissioners Chambers
27Feb
Planning Task Force, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
3:30PM - 5:00PM
27Feb
Health Care Advisory Board
5:00PM - 7:00PMBCC Conference Room, County Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - 9th Floor
28Feb
Reserved for BCC Work Session
9:00AM - 12:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fourth Floor, Manatee Room
28Feb
Reserved for BCC Work Session
1:30PM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fourth Floor, Manatee Room
06Mar
Reviewing Agencies Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
8:30AM - 10:00AM
07Mar
Board of County Commissioners Land Use Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
12Mar
Board of County Commissioners/Port Authority Regular Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
13Mar
Reviewing Agencies Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
8:30AM - 10:00AM
13Mar
RIP Squad Volunteer Workday
9:00AM - 11:00AMLocation TBD - chosen based on need
16Mar
HHW/E-Scrap Collection
9:00AM - 3:00PMLena Road Landfill, 3333 Lena Road, Bradenton
19Mar
Reserved for Board of County Commissioners Work Session
9:00AM - 12:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fourth Floor, Manatee Room
19Mar
Reserved for Board of County Commissioners Work Session
1:30PM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fourth Floor, Manatee Room
20Mar
Reviewing Agencies Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
8:30AM - 10:00AM
20Mar
CSAB meeting
3:00PM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205, 4th floor, Manatee Room
21Mar
Red Light Camera Hearing
9:00AM - 12:00PMManatee County Administrative Center 1112 Manatee Ave W., Bradenton - 1st Floor Board of County Commissioners Chambers

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