Construction Trades Board

Purpose

The purpose of the Construction Trades Board is to regulate and license local contractors. The Construction Trades Board shall have the authority to discipline persons who violate applicable local code, State Statutes or Florida Building Code provisions pertaining to the activities of licensed contractors, including the authority to suspend and or revoke their licenses and impose monetary fines.
 

Membership Requirements

All applicants must be Manatee County residents or have businesses in the Unincorporated area of Manatee County.

 

Members shall serve the following terms:

  • Two members appointed for a term of two (2) years each
  • Three members appointed for a term of three (3) years each
  • Two members appointed for a term of four (4) years each

Four of the Members should be licensed building trades contractors:

  • One General Contractor
  • One Commercial Swimming Pool Contractor
  • One Mechanical/Electrical or Plumbing Contractor
  • One State Certified or Locally Licensed in any field of construction not represented

All contractors must have five years of experience.

 

Three members shall be citizens who do not hold an "Active" contracting license in the field of construction. These will serve as consumer representatives.

 

Application

The Advisory Board application must be submitted for the applicant to be considered for appointment.  The application is available for downloading on the upper right side of this page.

 

For questions or additional information please contact:

Cindi Blake, Permitting Development Services Manager, at 941-749-307 ext. 3802.

Deanna Ward, Permitting Supervisor, at 941-748-4501 ext. 3842.

 

Meetings

The Construction Trades Board meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month as needed. Meetings are held at 3:00 p.m.  in the Board Chambers located on the first floor of the Manatee County Administration Center, 1112 Manatee Ave West, Bradenton, FL  34205.
 

 

Current Members

Name Term Seat
  Howard Jensen  10/01/2017  Licensed General Contractor
  George (Bill) Tolson  10/01/2018  Licensed Commercial Swimming Pool Contractor
  Dale Cheetham  10/01/2019  Licensed Plumb/Elec/Mech Contractor
  William Edwards  10/01/2018  Licensed Contractor
  Stephen Hicks  10/01/2017  Consumer Representative
  Albert Benincasa  10/01/2018  Consumer Representative
  William Hennel  10/01/2019  Consumer Representative

 

Meeting Agendas

To view the agenda for each date and the minutes of the previous meeting, click on the  links below.

 

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07/08/15 Construction Trades Board on Wednesday, July 08, 2015 pdf icon N/A
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