Manatee County accepting applications for Citizens Oversight Committee for Infrastructure Sales Tax

  • Jan 24, 2017

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (Jan. 24, 2017) – Manatee County Commissioners today took action to extend the application period for seven seats on the newly constituted Citizens Oversight Committee for the Infrastructure Sales tax. Applications are now due Tuesday, Feb. 28 and may be found online at

 The committee will meet periodically to prepare an annual report to the Board of County Commissioners which reviews expenditures of the half-cent sales tax which voters approved in November. All meetings will be publicly noticed.
Four of the initial members will serve three year terms, and three of the members will serve two year terms. Thereafter, all members will serve two year terms.
Qualified applicants must reside in unincorporated areas of Manatee County.
For more information call (941) 745-3730 or email
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