Manatee County accepting applications for Planning Commission (1)

Manatee County accepting applications for Planning Commission
Posted on 08/10/2018
MANATEE COUNTY, FL (Aug. 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.

The vacancies are for terms that end in October. One Planning Commissioner member is seeking reappointment and the other seat will be vacant at expiration.

Applicants must be registered voters in Manatee County. No specific expertise is required, but applicants with experience or training in planning, engineering, environmental science and the development industry may be given additional consideration for an appointment.

Planning Commission members cannot be employed by the County or serve as a member of another land development-related advisory board serving unincorporated Manatee County.

The Planning Commission is composed of seven members who are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for four-year terms. The Planning Commission meets on the second Thursday of each month at 9 a.m. in the First Floor Chambers of the Manatee County Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Ave. W.

Applications are due Friday, Sept. 7, and may be found online at

Contact Bobbi Roy at (941) 748-4501 ext. 6878 or for more information.

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