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This is the image for the news article titled Gov. DeSantis, Sen. President Simpson announce unprecedented state funding to close Piney Point
Gov. DeSantis, Sen. President Simpson announce unprecedented state funding to close Piney Point
04/13/2021
$15.4 million will be used to pretreat Piney Point water; Legislature could appropriate $100 million to permanently close Piney Point
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County water safe to consume despite some discoloration caused by recent treatment modifications
04/12/2021
Some north Manatee residents may see discolored tap water, but it's safe to drink
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Manatee County accepting applications for Value Adjustment Board vacancy
04/08/2021
Manatee County has an opening for a citizen member on the 2021 Value Adjustment Board which hears appeals regarding denied property tax exemptions, petitions relating to assessments, and appeals concerning ad valorem tax deferrals.
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Manatee County announces COVID vaccination updates
04/07/2021
County to make appointments for one more week, then transition to first come, first served system later this month
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No foolin': On April 1 Manatee County has vaccinated 100,000th patient
04/01/2021
County, DOH to schedule 4,000 first-dose appointments, 15,500 second-dose appointments next week
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Manatee County Commissioners confirm Dr. Scott Hopes as interim County Administrator
04/01/2021
Manatee County Commissioners today confirmed Dr. Scott Hopes as acting County Administrator.
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Emergency Rental Assistance helps residents financially impacted by COVID-19
03/30/2021
One day after the federal ban on renter evictions was extended through the end of June, Manatee County is making another push to remind local renters and landlords that help is available for those who have fallen behind on rent payments as a result of losses from the pandemic.
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Manatee County DOH, Public Safety to vaccinate 50,000th patient
03/02/2021
One year after the first COVID-19 case was discovered in Manatee County, local public health officials will vaccinate their 50,000th patient tomorrow when 2,550 seniors are scheduled to receive their first shots at Tom Bennett Park.
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This is the image for the news article titled CARES assistance applications for nonprofits, businesses and homeowners to open this month
CARES assistance applications for nonprofits, businesses and homeowners to open this month
03/01/2021
Applications open tomorrow for the CARES Act funding for nonprofits for Community Health and Wellbeing and Thursday for the Recover Manatee Safety First Small Business Grant Program. Applications for the Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP) open Monday, March 15.
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This is the image for the news article titled Cheri Coryea delivers 2020 Annual Report in final duties in her role as County Administrator
Cheri Coryea delivers 2020 Annual Report in final duties in her role as County Administrator
02/24/2021
County Commissioners approve amicable separation with Coryea, appoint Karen Stewart as acting County Administrator
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This is the image for the news article titled With $12 million in rental assistance available soon, Manatee County urges renters, landlords to prepare now
With $12 million in rental assistance available soon, Manatee County urges renters, landlords to prepare now
01/29/2021
Manatee County officials are urging local residents to take steps now to be ready for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERA) that will assist renters who are delinquent on rent and who need financial assistance as a result of financial losses from the COVID-19. Manatee County will be partnering with non-profit agencies to provide direct utility assistance to renters in the near future; please check the county website for participating non-profit agencies.
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This is the image for the news article titled Manatee County Commissioner Carol Whitmore appointed to Florida Local Government Efficiency Task Force
Manatee County Commissioner Carol Whitmore appointed to Florida Local Government Efficiency Task Force
12/08/2020
Commissioner Whitmore will also chair the state task force created by legislature last spring
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Four County Commissioners take oath, begin four-year terms
11/18/2020
Three new County Commissioners — George Kruse, Kevin Van Ostenbridge and James Satcher — were sworn into office and Commissioner Vanessa Baugh took oath for a third term during a brief ceremony yesterday.
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This is the image for the news article titled COVID-19 testing site relocates from Lincoln Park to Bradenton Area Convention Center today, Oct. 30
COVID-19 testing site relocates from Lincoln Park to Bradenton Area Convention Center today, Oct. 30
10/30/2020
Florida Division of Emergency Management relocated the COVID-19 test center in Palmetto from Lincoln Park to the Bradenton Area Convention Center today.
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This is the image for the news article titled Manatee County Commission repeals face covering mandate, urges County residents to continue following CDC guidelines
Manatee County Commission repeals face covering mandate, urges County residents to continue following CDC guidelines
09/28/2020
County Commissioners today repealed a mandatory face covering resolution, replacing it with a position by a unanimous proclamation that anyone in Manatee County should continue to wear masks if they're unable to socially distance indoors.
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This is the image for the news article titled Community leaders announce Mask Up Manatee! Coalition, public education campaign for COVID-related news
Community leaders announce Mask Up Manatee! Coalition, public education campaign for COVID-related news
08/05/2020
The community's top leaders joined today to announce a new Mask Up Manatee! coalition which is being formed to spread public health and COVID-related information to a broad network in Manatee County.
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This is the image for the news article titled Manatee County Administrator's presents $710 million recommended budget for coming year
Manatee County Administrator's presents $710 million recommended budget for coming year
06/26/2020
Manatee County Administrator Cheri Coryea today presented County Commissioners with a $710.7 million net budget for next year. The budget is a slight reduction from the current year due to a host of unknowns presented by the global pandemic, but it includes funding for new Sheriff's Office deputies, two new ambulance units and a host of long-needed transportation improvements throughout Manatee County.
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This is the image for the news article titled Anna Maria Island-wide beach renourishment project to begin in July
Anna Maria Island-wide beach renourishment project to begin in July
06/19/2020
AMI beaches will be restocked with fresh, white sand from Holmes Beach to Coquina Beach
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