The new Southwest Manatee district to reinvest in aging areas began taking form. Tourism numbers continued to break records. Manatee County Emergency Management became one of five local governments in the state to achieve accreditation through the Emergency Management Accreditation Program. Manatee County Government accomplished so much in 2014. Read about it in the County Administrator's 2014 Annual Report. read on Manatee County Administrator's Annual Report
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 2015/16. Those unable to attend one of the meetings can download, complete, and email a comment sheet (attached below). If you have any questions, please contact Bill O’Shea at 941-748-4501, extension 6858, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. read on Manatee County seeks public input for 2015/16 Community Development Block Grant Funds
The Sarasota-Manatee Metro Planning Organization is updating the region’s long range transportation plan, called the Strategic Mobility Plan and they want YOUR input. If you're interested, take a few minutes to fill out an online questionnaire on the local transportation projects most important to you.
read on Help community leaders prioritize local transportation projects
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
Someone has to make the decision on housing needs in Manatee County, so why shouldn't you have a say? This short survey will let decision-makers know what the citizens think about our current housing stock: what options currently exist, what the community needs, and what is desired for the future. Anyone can participate and we encourage you to share the survey link with your friends and family. Help shape the housing trends of Manatee County. read on Take a brief survey to help influence housing trends in Manatee County
Manatee's Land Development Code (LDC) helps protect public health, safety and welfare while creating parameters for managed growth and development. You can help update Manatee's LDC during public workshops this spring. The first phase of the update is a reorganization of the LDC to clarify local rules and regulations. read on Help Manatee County update its Land Development Code