County invites public to 2018 Business Recovery Expo

County invites public to 2018 Business Recovery Expo

Manatee County will host a public Business Recovery Expo on April 26 to share information with local business owners on how to prepare for this year's Hurricane Season and natural disasters. read on County invites public to 2018 Business Recovery Expo

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. Please see attached flyer for training dates and times. These are the only required training opportunities that will be offered for those interested in participating in the 2018 program. read on Lender's Certification Workshop

Manatee County honors Purple Heart recipients, hosts Veterans seminars this month

Manatee County honors Purple Heart recipients, hosts Veterans seminars this month

Four Friday seminars for local veterans begin this week, and more than 50 new parking spots will be designated for Purple Heart recipients later this month as Manatee County Government honors the 40,000 veterans who call Manatee County home. read on Manatee County honors Purple Heart recipients, hosts Veterans seminars this month

Building & Development Services (BADS) new Online Services is Live!

Building & Development Services (BADS) new Online Services is Live!

Manatee County Online Services, a new web-based tool that offers all BADS services online is now Live. Online Services will allow you to do business with the Building and Development Services Department (BADS) without ever having to come to our offices. These new Onlines Services will be available to everyone, including homeowners, permitting services, agents and contractors.

Provide feedback on pending land use regulation amendments

Provide feedback on pending land use regulation amendments

Manatee County is seeking public input on a set of changes to its comprehensive plan and land development code over the next few months. read on Provide feedback on pending land use regulation amendments

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

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

Sign up for the CodeRED Emergency Notification System to receive notifications from government and public safety officials, including emergency updates about evacuation notices, boil water advisories, weather warnings, and hazardous traffic or road conditions. read on Be the first to know with Manatee's CodeRED Emergency Notification System

New roads, bridges and community projects

New roads, bridges and community projects

Browse our interactive map of proposed projects for the FY18-22 Recommended Capital Improvement Program (CIP), and get the latest on some of the community's biggest construction projects, including the Fort Hamer Bridge and 44th Avenue Extension. read on New roads, bridges and community projects

Manatee County is Florida's first platinum-certified green county government

Manatee County is Florida's first platinum-certified green county government

The Florida Green Building Coalition recently announced Manatee County has become Florida's first platinum-certified county government. A host of initiatives led to certification, including the County's energy efficient downtown chiller plant, the countywide transition to single-stream recycling and community events, such as Manatee Libraries' Teen Recycled Fashion Show. read on Manatee County is Florida's first platinum-certified green county government

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