Public Works

Manatee County Public Works Department provides many of the basic services that affect the daily lives of everyone who lives, works, and plays in unincorporated Manatee County. Primarily, the department is responsible for the administration, planning, engineering, maintenance, and construction management of the County’s infrastructure.

The responsibilities of the Public Works Department are distributed among three business centers: 

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How can we help you?

For the maintenance issues listed below, call Manatee County Public Works at (941) 708-7497, or report an issue online:

  • Roads, Bridges & Sidewalks: potholes, pavement marking, paving, grading
  • Vegetation: tree/brush blocking view, tree removal, mowing
  • Traffic: signals, signs, speed tables, school flashers, street lights
  • Drainage & Stormwater: flooding, ditch cleaning, canals, roadside drains, curb & gutter, clogged inlets
  • Right-of-Ways: encroachments, roadside shoulder, litter

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2nd place fleet technician of the year

Man receiving award

Mike Ruth won 2nd place as Fleet Technician of the Year awarded by the FPTA.  Pictured: Nicholas DeLaRosa, Fleet Superintendent, Matthew Case, Fleet Division Manager and Mike Ruth, Fleet Technician.