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Manatee Libraries' Ava Ehde wins Librarian of the Year honors

Manatee Libraries' Ava Ehde wins Librarian of the Year honors

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (April 17, 2017) -- Manatee County Public Libraries’ Services Manager Ava Ehde has been named named 2017 Librarian of the Year by the Florida Library Association (FLA). The award recognizes outstanding and ongoing contributions to Florida librarianship. read on Manatee Libraries' Ava Ehde wins Librarian of the Year honors

Manatee County Public Safety hosts Safety Fest on May 3

Manatee County Public Safety hosts Safety Fest on May 3

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (April 21, 2017) – Manatee County Public Safety Department invites the public to a family-friendly Safety Fest on May 3 to mark the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Public Safety Center.
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Manatee County hosts free series for veterans in April

Manatee County hosts free series for veterans in April

This April Manatee County Veterans Services is hosting a series of Friday morning seminars designed to assist local veterans in obtaining service related benefits. Each seminar will begin at 9 a.m. on each Friday in April and will be held on the 3rd floor of the Administration Building. The seminars are free and open to the public. read on Manatee County hosts free series for veterans in April

Mandatory Lender's Certification Required Lender's Certification Workshop

Lender's Certification Workshop

All Lenders interested in applying for down payment assistance must complete the mandatory Lenders Certification Training in order to apply for assistance. read on Lender's Certification Workshop

Be the first to know with Manatee's CodeRED Emergency Notification System

Be the first to know with Manatee's CodeRED Emergency Notification System

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 CodeRED Emergency Notification System

Manatee's half-cent sales tax interactive map of projects

Manatee's half-cent sales tax interactive map of projects

During the 2016 General Election, Manatee County voters approved a half-cent sales tax to pay for local roads, parks and public safety needs. Learn more about the sales tax and find out which road, public safety and parks projects will receive sales tax funding.

Sign up now for Manatee's Business Recovery Directory

Sign up now for Manatee's Business Recovery Directory

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

New roads, bridges and community projects

New roads, bridges and community projects

44th Avenue Extension. The Ft. Hamer Bridge. Boat ramp improvements. Get the latest on some of the community's biggest construction projects under the County Commission's Quarterly Reports area. read on New roads, bridges and community projects