Manatee County accepting applications for Criminal Nuisance Abatement Board (1)

Manatee County accepting applications for Criminal Nuisance Abatement Board
Posted on 11/25/2019

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (Nov. 25, 2019) – Manatee County is accepting applications for two positions on the Criminal Nuisance Abatement Board which hears cases regarding criminal nuisances on places or premises located in unincorporated areas of the county.

The two board seats are for two-year terms beginning Jan. 26.

The Criminal Nuisance Abatement Board is composed of five members who are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. Applicants should be Manatee County residents who are interested in providing administrative oversight with authority to impose administrative fines and other non-criminal penalties in order to provide equitable, expeditious and effective method of enforcing ordinances in the unincorporated areas of Manatee County. Familiarity with the County’s Nuisance Abatement ordinance is preferable.

The board meets on the second Monday of each month on an as-needed basis at 10 a.m. in the first floor chambers of Manatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton.

Applications are due Dec. 23 and may be found online.

For more information, call Jeffrey Bowman, Code Enforcement Division Chief, (941) 748-2071, email or Code Enforcement Supervisor Jorge Martelo (941) 737-2412 or email

For more information on Manatee County Government, visit or call (941) 748-4501. You can also follow us on Facebook at and on Twitter, @ManateeGov.