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This is the image for the news article titled Manatee County accepting applications for Citizens Oversight Committee for Infrastructure Sales Tax
Manatee County accepting applications for Citizens Oversight Committee for Infrastructure Sales Tax
01/15/2021
Manatee County is accepting applications for three individuals to be a part of the citizens advisory committee that makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on Infrastructure Sales Tax.
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Manatee County accepting applications for Environmental Land Management and Acquisition Committee (ELMAC)
01/13/2021
Manatee County has two vacancies on the Environmental Land Management and Acquisition Committee (ELMAC), a citizen’s advisory committee which makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on environmental land acquisition and management issues, including recreational planning and programming of public lands.
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Manatee County 311 callers to contact standby pool to book Thursday appointments one day after 1,000 vaccine doses arrive
01/12/2021
Those randomly selected in the standby pool should look for a call from (941) 742-4300
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This is the image for the news article titled With new COVID-19 vaccine dose arrivals expected to be limited this week, Manatee County continues to stress patience
With new COVID-19 vaccine dose arrivals expected to be limited this week, Manatee County continues to stress patience
01/11/2021
Nearly 5,500 have received initial vaccine dose; County's standby pool has topped 53,000
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Manatee County activates new vaccine registration site tonight; Gov. DeSantis applauds Manatee County field vaccinations
01/07/2021
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis visited Manatee County's vaccination site at Bennett Park today to commend local efforts to get vaccinations into local seniors quickly and efficiently.
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Manatee County begins new way to pre-register for future COVID-19 vaccine appointments
01/06/2021
Manatee County Commissioners today signed off on a new COVID-19 vaccine standby pool process that will allow seniors ages 65 and older to avoid waiting lines by pre-registering by phone or online with the County if they're interested in receiving vaccines beginning to arrive locally.
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Manatee County DOH, Public Safety announce new COVID-19 vaccination opportunities
01/04/2021
Local Department of Health (DOH) and Public Safety officials today announced another round of free COVID-19 vaccinations. DOH received another shipment of vaccines and will continue to work with Public Safety administer 1,200 to seniors ages 65 and older this week.
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Applications for Manatee CARES will continue to be reviewed until March 31
12/30/2020
Following the recent approval of the federal spending package, pending applications for Manatee CARES Act funding for local residents, small businesses, nonprofit agencies and community organizations will continue to be reviewed through March 31. Nonprofits will have until that date to draw down on funds awarded through Manatee CARES programs.
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Manatee County DOH, Public Safety announce vaccination availability for seniors 65 & older
12/29/2020
Local Department of Health and Public Safety officials today announced plans for the public distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to seniors ages 65 and older.
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This is the image for the news article titled Manatee County to host Jan. 22 meeting for local nonprofits wishing to apply for human services, healthcare & Children's Services grants
Manatee County to host Jan. 22 meeting for local nonprofits wishing to apply for human services, healthcare & Children's Services grants
12/18/2020
Manatee County will host a Jan. 22 meeting to help local non-profit agencies interested in applying for human services grants to assist Manatee County residents.
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This is the image for the news article titled Vanessa Baugh elected 2021 Chairman of the County Commission as Commissioners appoint leadership positions for next year
Vanessa Baugh elected 2021 Chairman of the County Commission as Commissioners appoint leadership positions for next year
12/15/2020
County Commissioners today elected District 5 Commissioner Vanessa Baugh Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners for 2021.
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This is the image for the news article titled Manatee County Commissioner Carol Whitmore appointed to Florida Local Government Efficiency Task Force
Manatee County Commissioner Carol Whitmore appointed to Florida Local Government Efficiency Task Force
12/08/2020
Commissioner Whitmore will also chair the state task force created by legislature last spring
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This is the image for the news article titled Manatee County Library Assistant Rich D'Alessandro named 2020 Employee of the Year
Manatee County Library Assistant Rich D'Alessandro named 2020 Employee of the Year
12/07/2020
Rich D'Alessandro, library assistant at the Rocky Bluff Library for the past three years, has been named Manatee County's 2020 Employee of the Year. His coworkers describe him as a compassionate, personable and hard-working team player. He’s always looking for ways to support his coworkers and build them up.
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Manatee County's 2021 wall calendars arrive this week
11/23/2020
Manatee County's popular 2021 wall calendars arrive this week, just in time for the holidays. This year's, Bright Horizons, features the stunning sunsets that can be seen within Manatee County.
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Manatee County accepting applications for Criminal Nuisance Abatement Board
11/19/2020
Manatee County is accepting applications for four positions on the Criminal Nuisance Abatement Board which hears cases regarding criminal nuisances on places or premises located in unincorporated areas of the county.
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Four County Commissioners take oath, begin four-year terms
11/18/2020
Three new County Commissioners — George Kruse, Kevin Van Ostenbridge and James Satcher — were sworn into office and Commissioner Vanessa Baugh took oath for a third term during a brief ceremony yesterday.
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This is the image for the news article titled COVID-19 testing site relocates from Lincoln Park to Bradenton Area Convention Center today, Oct. 30
COVID-19 testing site relocates from Lincoln Park to Bradenton Area Convention Center today, Oct. 30
10/30/2020
Florida Division of Emergency Management relocated the COVID-19 test center in Palmetto from Lincoln Park to the Bradenton Area Convention Center today.
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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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This is the image for the news article titled Manatee County to proceed with purchase of 161 rural acres for future MSO, Utilities, Public Works operations centers
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 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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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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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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This is the image for the news article titled Manatee County Administrator's presents $710 million recommended budget for coming year
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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