Government

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The Board of County Commissioners together with the constitutional officers comprise Manatee County Government. The Board of County Commissioners establishes policy for County departments, and appoints the County Administrator who carries out the day-to-day business of the County.
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About Manatee County Government

Board of County Commissioners

Board of County Commissioners

The Board of County Commissioners (BCC) consists of seven elected officials: five are elected within districts and two at large commissioners are elected by the entire county. read on Board of County Commissioners

Manatee County Administrator

Manatee County Administrator

The County Administrator is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, and is responsible for carrying out the policies and directives of the Commission and for the development and management of the County's annual operating and capital improvement budgets. The Manatee Board of County Commissioners appointed Ed Hunzeker as the County Administrator in November 2006. read on Manatee County Administrator

Department Directory

Department Directory

A list of Manatee County departments with links to their addresses, phone numbers and links to their section of the website. read on Department Directory

Apply for an Advisory Board

Apply for an Advisory Board

Advisory boards offer residents the opportunity to help guide the County government’s decision-making process.

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Innovation in Action

Innovation in Action

Florida-friendly landscaping, a first-of-its-kind community paramedicine program, energy-efficient chillers, landfill generators and much, much more. Manatee County Government has dozens of innovative programs and projects aimed trimming costs, increasing efficiencies and delivering services to our residents in unique ways. read on Innovation in Action