Current Opportunities

Advisory Board positions are advertised as openings become available. If you have questions about the application process please call the Advisory Board liaison for that specific board. See the list of current opportunities.

Complete the Advisory Board Application

Download the Advisory Board application form.

Simply complete the form and return it by email, U.S. mail or by fax.  If you need help finding your County Commission District number, click on the link on the right side bar that will redirect you to a map of Manatee County showing the districts.


 

Planning Commission - One seat

Applications are being accepted for one seat on the Planning Commission, a citizens advisory committee that makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on land use items, until June 15, 2018.  

 

Eligibility

 

Planning Commission members cannot be employed by the County or serve as a member of another land development-related advisory board serving unincorporated Manatee County.

Applicants must be registered voters in Manatee County. No particular expertise is required, but applicants with experience or training in planning, engineering, environmental science and the development industry may be given additional consideration for an appointment.

 

Commitment
 

The Planning Commission is composed of seven members who are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for four-year terms. The Planning Commission meets on the second Thursday of each month at 9 a.m. in the First Floor Chambers of the Manatee County Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Ave. W.

 

Contact
 

Bobbi Roy

941-745-4501, ext 6878

bobbi.roy@mymanatee.org

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Sarasota-Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Citizen Advisory Committee

Applications are being collected for one at-large representative from Manatee County for the MPO Citizen Advisory Committee until May 25, 2018.   

 

Eligibility

 

The Citizen Advisory Committee assists the Metropolitan Planning Organization by providing input to the transportaton planning process that reflects citizens' views and attitudes.  CAC members represent a general cross section of the citizens of Sarasota and Manatee counties including the cities within the counties.  CAC representatives are recommended for appointment by their respective units of local government and are appointed by the MPO Board.

 

Commitment
 

The group meets at 5 p.m. on the second Monday of months in which an MPO meeting is scheduled.  The committee meets in the main conference room at the Sarasota-Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization office at 7632 15th Street East, Sarasota, FL 34243.

 

Contact
 

Rachel McClain

941-359-5772

rachel@mympo.org

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