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This is the image for the news article titled Emergency Management officials urge caution on roads following week of strong rain
Emergency Management officials urge caution on roads following week of strong rain
08/16/2019
Following a week of storms that has drenched some areas of Manatee County with 12 inches of rain, Manatee County Emergency Management is urging drivers to use caution and avoid driving through standing water.
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Clear the shelters at Manatee County Animal Services this Saturday
08/13/2019
Manatee County Animal Services (MCAS) announced that it will join with News Channel 8 WFLA to host Clear the Shelters fifth annual nationwide pet adoption drive on Saturday, August 17. On this day, MCAS will offer waived pet adoption fees as part of the nationwide Clear the Shelters initiative that seeks to help families find and adopt homeless pets. Since 2015, Clear the Shelters has resulted in more than 256,688 pet adoptions nationwide.
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County Commissioners confirm new HR Director Kim Stroud
08/06/2019
County Commissioners today unanimously confirmed the appointment of Kim Stroud as the county government's new Human Resources director. For the past nine years she has served as the division manager for the County's award-winning Employee Health Benefits division.
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Manatee County to host Supplier Outreach Symposium in September
07/22/2019
Manatee County’s Procurement Division will host a Supplier Outreach Symposium for registered suppliers to meet with County departments to ask questions and discuss the goods and services they provide.
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Manatee County releases draft 2019/20 CDBG Annual Action Plan for review and public comment
06/21/2019
Under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended and the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, Manatee County is required to prepare a plan that describes how the County will allocate Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds to meet the needs of low-income and moderate-income persons in Manatee County.
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Manatee County Commissioners confirm Chad Butzow as director of Public Works
06/18/2019
Manatee County Commissioners today unanimously confirmed Chad Butzow as director of Public Works, a department of nearly 460 employees that designs, maintains and builds County roads.
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Manatee County's annual budget process begins with County Administrator's $1.5 billion recommended budget
05/28/2019
Manatee County Administrator Cheri Coryea presented County Commissioners with a $1.5 billion budget for next year with funding for new Manatee Sheriff's Office deputies and employees, additional paramedics and a new Disaster Recovery Reserve that would be used to help rebuild the community in the wake of a natural disaster or other community emergencies.
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County Commissioners unanimously approve Cheri Coryea as County Administrator
05/21/2019
County Commissioners today unanimously approved Cheri Coryea as Manatee County Administrator, lifting the temporary term "acting" from her title and paving the way for a long term agreement as the County's chief executive.
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Summer ConneXion bus passes make mobile ticketing a breeze for area teens this summer
05/15/2019
For the second summer in a row, working teens can use the Summer ConneXion bus pass to hop aboard an MCAT bus to get to and from work for less than 50 cents a weekday. The $25 pass allows anyone ages 19 or younger to ride on MCAT buses from June 1 - Aug. 31.
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This is the image for the news article titled South area of Coquina Beach parking lot to close April 1 to improve drainage, parking
South area of Coquina Beach parking lot to close April 1 to improve drainage, parking
03/28/2019
The southern end of Coquina Beach parking lot will close Monday, April 1, for several months while Manatee County improves stormwater drainage and parking conditions.
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Neighborhood Enhancement Grant Program info meetings coming soon
01/03/2019
County officials will hold two meetings in coming weeks to help local neighborhoods and homeowner associations improve their chances for a successful grant application of up to $10,000 in one-time neighborhood improvement funding.
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Registration now open for free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training
12/21/2018
Registration is now open for a free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) course that begins next month. Manatee County residents and business owners, faith-based organizations, communities/neighborhoods and anyone who wants to be better prepared for common household emergencies can enroll.
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