Santa swoops into Manatee County via helicopter for an early visit to Manatee County on Saturday, Dec. 5 at 4 p.m., sharp. “A Night Before Christmas” is a fun family event that’s great for kids of all ages. Kids will love a snow slide and playing in snow, bounce houses, face painting, wagon rides, cookie crafts and, a visit from the Jolly One himself. read on Santa visits G.T. Bray Park Dec. 5 during ‘A Night Before Christmas’
MANATEE COUNTY, FL (Oct. 13, 2015) – Public tickets are now on sale for “Book-Ends: An Evening with Two Literary Giants,” Manatee Library Foundation’s marquee fundraiser a January, 2016 event at State College of Florida’s Neel Performing Arts Center. Thriller novelist John Grisham will headline the Jan. 19, 2016 event. Stephen King, last year’s Foundation speaker, will also be a part of the event and will interview Grisham on stage.
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Receive voice, text or e-mail notifications generated by government and public safety officials by signing up with our new CodeRED Emergency Notification System. The secure Community Notification Enrollment (CNE) page allows residents and businesses to add or update their contact information to ensure they will be included when a message is sent – unlisted numbers, mobile numbers, TDD/TTY requirements can also be entered. read on Be the first to know with Manatee's new CodeRED Emergency Notification System
Manatee County is soliciting comments on the Draft 2014/15 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) from now through 12/1/15. The CAPER is a summary of activities and expenditures completed with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding during the 14/15 program year. Please submit your comments to Bill O'Shea at firstname.lastname@example.org. read on Draft 2014/15 CAPER
Local developers may be eligible for timeline extensions for development projects through the Manatee County Building and Development Service Department as a result of the August state of emergency related to Tropical Storm Erika. Learn more how to apply for a development extension here. read on Development projects may be eligible for extensions
Manatee County business owners may now sign up for the Business Recovery Directory, a free emergency information exchange network. The information businesses provide will help emergency managers reach business owners with local resources in the event of an emergency. read on Sign up now for Manatee's Business Recovery Directory
Being sustainable remains in the forefront of decision making for Manatee County as leaders balance the environment, the economy, and the human/social needs of our community. As science, technology, and information change on the issues of sustainability, we adjust our path but consistently take steps toward this goal. read on Sustainability