Submit Public Comment

The Board of County Commissioners meetings typically begin at 9:00 a.m. in the Manatee County Administration Building at 1112 Manatee Avenue West in downtown Bradenton.  Please refer to the agenda or monthly calendar to confirm meeting times and locations.

The meetings can be viewed live on and on Manatee Government Access (MGA) Spectrum channel 644, Verizon channel 30, and Comcast channel 20.

To enter your comments into the public record for an upcoming meeting, you may do so in the following ways:

  • You may deliver your comments in person to Commissioners during the meeting. 
  • You may fill out the comment form below in advance of the meeting. Be sure to include your name and submit your remarks by the meeting deadline. County Commissioners may not receive your comments before the meeting if the form is submitted after the deadline.
  • With the exception of quasi-judicial items, you may deliver your comments by phone by calling in during the meeting. Dial 1-888-788-0099 or 1-877-853-5247 and enter the Meeting ID Number (followed by #).
    • Tuesday, October 19 - Work Session - Meeting ID Number 864 2476 9542
    • Thursday, October 21 - Land Use Meeting - Meeting ID Number 867 4389 5078
    • Tuesday, October 26 - Regular Meeting - Meeting ID Number 825 4047 0694
    • Wednesday, October 27 - Work Session - Meeting ID Number 851 6255 7240

    Dial-in Instructions:

    • Dial one of the Zoom numbers and enter the Meeting ID Number (followed by #).
    • There are no participant IDs, please press (#)
    • You will be placed into the call on mute
    • (*) 9 to raise hand
    • (*) 6 to unmute

Deadline for Public Comment

On-line written comments for the October 26 Regular Meeting and the October 27 Work Session must be submitted by Friday, October 22, at 2 p.m.

The on-line public comment period has closed for the October 19 Work Session and the October 21 Land Use Meeting.