Notice of Funding Availability for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program/Grant Workshop

Notice of Funding Availability for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program/Grant Workshop

Manatee County anticipates that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will provide an estimated allocation of $2,274,903.00 for the 2018-19 CDBG, HOME and ESG programs.

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Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources to open new NEST learning center at Robinson Preserve

Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources to open new NEST learning center at Robinson Preserve

Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources Department will host a Feb. 16 opening of the Mosaic Center for Nature, Exploration, Science and Technology (The Mosaic NEST), a beautiful new elevated tree house education center featuring classrooms for environmental programs offered later this year. read on Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources to open new NEST learning center at Robinson Preserve

Tickets now on sale for 'An Evening with David Baldacci'

Tickets now on sale for 'An Evening with David Baldacci'

Tickets are now on sale for Manatee County Library Foundation's latest blockbuster author event, "An Evening with David Baldacci." The March 13 event will benefit the Manatee County Public Library System. read on Tickets now on sale for 'An Evening with David Baldacci'

Manatee and Sarasota neighborhood leaders invited to Manasota Neighborhoods Summit

Manatee and Sarasota neighborhood leaders invited to Manasota Neighborhoods Summit

Community leaders are invited to attend a revival of the Manasota Neighborhoods Summit on Feb. 23, hosted by Neighborhood Services staff from Manatee County, Sarasota County and the City of Sarasota. read on Manatee and Sarasota neighborhood leaders invited to Manasota Neighborhoods Summit

Manatee County rolls out online building permits, permit applications on Feb. 27

Manatee County rolls out online building permits, permit applications on Feb. 27

Manatee County Building and Development Services Department (BADS) customers will soon be able to do business with the County without ever having to visit County offices. On Feb. 27 BADS will offer Online Services, a new web-based tool that offers all BADS services online. read on Manatee County rolls out online building permits, permit applications on Feb. 27

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