Criminal Nuisance Abatement Board


Manatee County's Nuisance Abatement program aims to promote, protect and improve safety in Manatee County neighborhoods. The program works with the Nuisance Abatement Board, a citizen review board that can impose fines and other non-criminal penalties against someone who has pending or repeated violations of criminal nuisances. 


Membership Requirements

  • The Manatee County Criminal Nuisance Abatement Board consists of five voting members.
  • Members must be residents of Manatee County.
  • Initial appointments will be two members for a one year term and three members for a two years terms.
  • Subsequent terms will be for two years. 


The Advisory Board application form 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 Code Enforcement at 941-748-2071.



The Criminal Nuisance Abatement Board meets on an as-needed basis. Meetings are held in the Chambers located on the first floor at the Manatee County Administration Center, 1112 Manatee Ave West, Bradenton, FL 34205.


Current Members

Name Term Expires Seat
Lee S. Martin III  01/25/2020 Chairman
William J. Strollo, Jr  10/20/2018 Vice Chairman
Walter Sowa III  01/26/2018  
George Okada  10/20/2018  
Kenneth Piper  01/25/2020