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This is the image for the news article titled Mask Up Manatee Coalition to begin distributing 11,000 masks to Title I students, staff this Friday
Mask Up Manatee Coalition to begin distributing 11,000 masks to Title I students, staff this Friday
10/14/2020
Manatee Schools Superintendent, Manatee County Administrator and County Health Officer will lead a Mask Up Manatee team delivering 11,000 masks to the county’s 15 Title I elementary schools this Friday and next.
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Applications for Manatee CARES assistance programs to reopen this month
10/13/2020
Applications will reopen later this month for a new round of Manatee CARES Act funding for local residents, small businesses, nonprofit agencies and community organizations.
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Manatee County to proceed with purchase of 161 rural acres for future MSO, Utilities, Public Works operations centers
10/13/2020
Manatee County Commissioners today authorized the purchase of 161 acres in East Manatee for a new government operations center to serve Manatee County’s fastest growing areas, Parrish and Lakewood Ranch.
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Manatee County's 18th Annual Goblin Gathering
10/02/2020
This year, Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources Department is offering a safe and unique way to trick-or-treat that avoids the large crowds.
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Manatee County announces new Building Official Stephanie Raucci
09/30/2020
Manatee County's new Building Official announces new Building Official Stephanie Raucci is a former construction business owner who superiors say will carry on the Building Department's longstanding reputation for stellar customer service.
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Manatee County Commission repeals face covering mandate, urges County residents to continue following CDC guidelines
09/28/2020
County Commissioners today repealed a mandatory face covering resolution, replacing it with a position by a unanimous proclamation that anyone in Manatee County should continue to wear masks if they're unable to socially distance indoors.
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County Commissioners approve $740 million net annual budget
09/23/2020
Annual spending plan includes extra funding for transportation improvements, public safety enhancements
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This is the image for the news article titled Applications for Round 2 of Manatee CARES Act funding to close temporarily Friday
Applications for Round 2 of Manatee CARES Act funding to close temporarily Friday
09/02/2020
The application window for the second round of Manatee CARES Act funding for local small businesses, nonprofit agencies and community organizations will close temporarily at noon on Friday to allow staff to review pending applications
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Manatee County and Independent Financial Advisors provide transparent, in-depth review for Community of Manatee County’s financial position
08/28/2020
The County Administrator, Clerk of the Court, and County Financial Management Director will join a host of independent professional financial advisors to provide a clear, thorough and transparent explanation of the County Government's finances, reserves and cash balances on Monday.
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Manatee County opens Canopy Zone at Robinson Preserve
08/21/2020
An exciting new Canopy Zone feature is now open at Manatee County’s Robinson Preserve, allowing visitors to experience nature from a fresh perspective while exploring amidst the treetops.
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Manatee County to open second round of CARES Act funding for nonprofits with expanded eligibility
08/14/2020
A second round of Manatee CARES Act funding assistance with expanded eligibility will make grants available for even more local nonprofit agencies and community organizations that are providing assistance and services to the public during the pandemic.
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Safety First Small Business Grant Program expands to many local businesses on Monday
08/13/2020
Many more Manatee County businesses are expected to become eligible to apply for CARES Act relief following the County's announcement that eligibility for funding has been substantially expanded.
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This is the image for the news article titled Walk-up COVID-19 test site at Lincoln Park now offering antibody tests
Walk-up COVID-19 test site at Lincoln Park now offering antibody tests
08/10/2020
Adults ages 18 and older can be tested; no prescription, no appointment necessary
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Community leaders announce Mask Up Manatee! Coalition, public education campaign for COVID-related news
08/05/2020
The community's top leaders joined today to announce a new Mask Up Manatee! coalition which is being formed to spread public health and COVID-related information to a broad network in Manatee County.
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Manatee County Commissioners to take up accessory dwelling units in August
07/24/2020
Manatee County Commissioners will discuss accessory dwelling units -- a topic of high public interest -- during a work session planned for Aug. 4 at 9 a.m.
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Manatee County Administrator's presents $710 million recommended budget for coming year
06/26/2020
Manatee County Administrator Cheri Coryea today presented County Commissioners with a $710.7 million net budget for next year. The budget is a slight reduction from the current year due to a host of unknowns presented by the global pandemic, but it includes funding for new Sheriff's Office deputies, two new ambulance units and a host of long-needed transportation improvements throughout Manatee County.
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This is the image for the news article titled Manatee County announces $17.5 million plan to assist citizens, businesses, non-profits impacted by COVID-19
Manatee County announces $17.5 million plan to assist citizens, businesses, non-profits impacted by COVID-19
06/23/2020
County will apply CARES act funding to four broad community areas, will host virtual meetings in July for those interested in applying
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This is the image for the news article titled Anna Maria Island-wide beach renourishment project to begin in July
Anna Maria Island-wide beach renourishment project to begin in July
06/19/2020
AMI beaches will be restocked with fresh, white sand from Holmes Beach to Coquina Beach
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This is the image for the news article titled Parts of Robinson Preserve to close as expansion project resumes May 26
Parts of Robinson Preserve to close as expansion project resumes May 26
05/15/2020
Work is set to resume on the final construction phases at Manatee County's popular Robinson Preserve Expansion. The Parks and Natural Resources Department will oversee habitat restoration on 135 acres located at the expansion area of Manatee County’s most popular natural preserve.
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