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27th Annual Gulf Coast Senior Games set for Feb. 13-21

27th Annual Gulf Coast Senior Games set for Feb. 13-21

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (Jan. 15, 2016) –Manatee County will partner with Sarasota County to host the 27th annual Gulf Coast Senior Games in February. The Senior Games represent a time-honored tradition of the two Counties working together to bring a unique series of events to the local community. This sporting event is an opportunity for seniors to participate in events ranging from Bocce Ball to Pickleball. read on 27th Annual Gulf Coast Senior Games set for Feb. 13-21

Manatee County seeks public input for 2016/17 Community Development Block Grant Funds

Manatee County seeks public input for 2016/17 Community Development Block Grant Funds

The Manatee County Neighborhood Services Department Community Development Division is conducting public outreach during the month of February. You are encouraged to stop by one of the locations to share your opinions on how CDBG federal funding should be spent during upcoming fiscal year 2016/17. Those unable to attend one of the meetings can download, complete, and email a comment sheet (attached below), or complete a comment sheet through Survey Monkey (link listed below). If you have any questions, please contact Bill O’Shea at 941-748-4501, extension 6858, or by email at bill.oshea@mymanatee.org. read on Manatee County seeks public input for 2016/17 Community Development Block Grant Funds

Manatee Millennials to host three-day #4Progress Millennial conference in April

Manatee Millennials to host three-day #4Progress Millennial conference in April

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (Jan. 26, 2016) – Manatee County Government’s team of Millennial employees, called Manatee Millennial Movement (M3) announced plans today to host #4Progress – Millennial Conference (MCon), April 1 – 3. read on Manatee Millennials to host three-day #4Progress Millennial conference in April

Rye Preserve Nature Center is now open!

Rye Preserve Nature Center is now open!

A new Nature Center at Rye Preserve is now open featuring hands-on exhibits for children and an engaging history of East Manatee County during the turn of the 19th century. The new Nature Center is one of the Gulf Coast’s only uplands nature exhibits. read on Rye Preserve Nature Center is now open!

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

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

Doing Business with Manatee County

Doing Business with Manatee County

Ever wonder how Manatee County does business? Want to become a registered vendor? Find out all those answers and more by taking a look at Manatee County's Pu... read on Doing Business with Manatee County

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

Sustainability

Sustainability

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

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