Tropical Storm Nicole Updates

Press Releases

November 10: Manatee County Launches Resident Damage Reporting Tool
November 10: Manatee County Tropical Storm Nicole Update
November 9: Tropical Storm Nicole Closures and Cancellations
November 9: "Safe Haven" Shelter Opening Today
November 8: Emergency Declaration in Advance of Nicole

Closings in Manatee County Include the Following:

The FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at John Marble Park, located at 3675 53rd Ave. East in Bradenton is closed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (November 9 to 11).

Update: Animal Welfare's three locations and all library locations, except Island and the Little Discovery Center reopened at 1 PM on Thursday, November 10. 

Thursday (November 10) closures and cancellations include: Manatee County Schools (which will reopen on MON, NOV 14 after Veterans Day weekend), Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT), Landfill, Downtown COVID Testing site, Myakka City Community Center and all County buildings (County staff will continue to work).  

Trash Schedule

The trash collection schedule will be suspended on Thursday (November 10) but resume Friday (November 11). Thursday’s regular collection will be picked up on Friday (November 11), and Friday’s regular collection will be picked up on Saturday (November 12). If any materials have not picked up by Wednesday at sunset, residents should remove them from the curb and safely secure them to prevent them from becoming projectiles. Storm debris removal will be suspended Thursday (November 11) but resume Friday (November 12).

Rescheduled County-Related Meetings

The Planning Commission Meeting planned for Thursday, November 10, will be rescheduled for Thursday, December 8 at 9 a.m., at the BOCC chamber.

Moccasin Wallow Road Improvements Preview: Moved from Thursday, November 10, to Wednesday, December 14

Manatee County Veterans Council Veterans Day Program
Friday, November 11, at 11 AM: Moved from Veterans’ Monument Park to a closed ceremony at the Board of County Commissioners Meeting which will be aired on METV and live streamed.