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This is the image for the news article titled Manatee County residents may apply for another round of CARES Act funding in August
Manatee County residents may apply for another round of CARES Act funding in August
07/30/2020
County officials invite public to virtual meeting on Friday at 9 a.m. to go over application process for individuals who have experienced financial losses from the coronavirus
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Manatee County urges residents to monitor Tropical Cyclone #9
07/29/2020
With a tropical cyclone forming in the Virgin Islands, Manatee County officials are urging residents to make plans today by having supplies on hand or an evacuation plan if they're in low-lying coastal areas.
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County Commissioners enact local face covering resolution requiring masks to be worn inside businesses in Manatee County
07/27/2020
Manatee County Commissioners today voted to enact a local face covering resolution that goes into effect immediately. Those entering a business in Manatee County will be required to wear a face mask.
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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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This is the image for the news article titled Manatee County invites public input for East County Library design
Manatee County invites public input for East County Library design
07/21/2020
The long-awaited East County Library has reached the 30 percent design stage, and the design team has delivered a virtual update to the public.
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Details on applying for millions in Manatee CARES Act funds to be announced in virtual meetings July 9, 10
07/02/2020
Businesses impacted by COVID-19 should attend July 9 meeting; July 10 reserved for non-profits, hospitals, medical, mental health and substance abuse providers
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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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Manatee County Commission: Follow Surgeon General's recommendation, wear face coverings in public
06/24/2020
After two days of lengthy debate over whether to make face masks mandatory in public, County Commissioners today approved a statement endorsing recommendations from the Florida Surgeon General that state all individuals in Florida SHOULD wear face coverings in any setting where social distancing is not possible.
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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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Manatee County EMS launches Water Safety Wednesday today
06/17/2020
Today is the first Water Safety Wednesday, marking the launch of a summer long campaign to bring pool safety awareness to local families and visitors with young children.
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This is the image for the news article titled Manatee County resumes many in-person services suspended during quarantine period
Manatee County resumes many in-person services suspended during quarantine period
06/04/2020
On Monday, June 8, Manatee County Government will reopen some public buildings and services that were closed or suspended in March to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
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This is the image for the news article titled Manatee County, cities of Palmetto, Bradenton announce Independence Day fireworks show postponed to Labor Day
Manatee County, cities of Palmetto, Bradenton announce Independence Day fireworks show postponed to Labor Day
05/28/2020
The annual fireworks show over the Manatee River, generally celebrated on Independence Day, July 4, will be moved this year to Labor Day, Sept. 7.
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This is the image for the news article titled Walk-up COVID-19 test site opens at Lincoln Park on Thursday, May 28
Walk-up COVID-19 test site opens at Lincoln Park on Thursday, May 28
05/26/2020
Florida Division of Emergency Management will open a new walk-up COVID-19 test center in Manatee County beginning Thursday.
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State approves Manatee County vacation rental reopening plan
05/21/2020
Manatee County received state approval for its plan to allow local vacation rentals reopen safely and quickly under a set of health and safety protocols.
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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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This is the image for the news article titled Manatee County Commissioners approve additional funding for COVID-19 testing
Manatee County Commissioners approve additional funding for COVID-19 testing
05/05/2020
County Commissioners today authorized spending an additional $100,000 from the County’s Disaster Recovery Reserve to purchase additional COVID-19 testing kits to help the County reach its new goal of testing 2 percent of Manatee County residents.
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