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Learn more about Manatee's proposed half-cent sales tax referendum for local roads, public safety and parks projects

Learn more about Manatee's proposed half-cent sales tax referendum for local roads, public safety and parks projects

County Commissioners are exploring an option for a half-cent sales tax voter referendum. Learn more about the proposal and which road, public safety and parks projects might be funded through proceeds from the half-cent tax. read on Learn more about Manatee's proposed half-cent sales tax referendum for local roads, public safety and parks projects

Citizens Financial Structure Advisory Board report

Citizens Financial Structure Advisory Board report

During the spring of 2016, a citizens panel called the Citizens Financial Structure Advisory Board (CFSAB) examined Manatee’s finances and unanimously recommended a half-cent sales tax referendum to ask voters to consider a new revenue source to pay only for aging roads, parks and public safety equipment. Read the committee's full report here. read on Citizens Financial Structure Advisory Board report

Changes to the IVR System

Changes to the IVR System

Effective July 1,2016, the Building Department’s Interactive Voice Response (IVR) System will no longer be accepting payments. However, customers can continue to use the IVR system to check permit plans review, schedule, cancel, get inspection results and facsimile(FAX) options i.e, Certificate of Occupancy and Certificate of Completion. read on Changes to the IVR System

Manatee County Public Library System named Library of the Year by Florida Library Association

Manatee County Public Library System named Library of the Year by Florida Library Association

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (March 3, 2016) – Manatee County Public Library System has been named Library of the Year by the Florida Library Association (FLA), a recognition of the system’s outstanding service to the community. It was the most prestigious award on a day of many awards for the Library System. read on Manatee County Public Library System named Library of the Year by Florida Library Association

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

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