County Administration

The County Administrator is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, and is responsible for carrying out the policies and directives of the Commission and for the development and management of the County's annual operating and capital improvement budgets. 

Manatee County Administrator Ed Hunzeker

Ed Hunzeker, County Administrator

The Manatee Board of County Commissioners appointed Ed Hunzeker as the County Administrator in November 2006. Hunzeker brought to Manatee County a mantra of accountability, civility and ethics (ACE Philosophy), ushering in a more businesslike, customer-friendly county government. He values creative employees who aren’t afraid to take risks. 

Upcoming Events

Full Calendar
25Feb
RFP #18-R069831AEJ Consulting Services for Impact Fee Update and Mobility Plan Evaluation Committee Meeting
8:00AM - 9:00AMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Ste 803, 8th Floor, Purchasing Conference Room, Bradenton, FL 34205
26Feb
Board of County Commissioners/Port Authority Regular Meeting
9:00AM - 12:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
26Feb
Joint Meeting of the Board of County Commissioners and the Longboat Key Town Commission
1:30PM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fourth Floor, Manatee Room
26Feb
Animal Services Advisory Board Meeting
5:30PM - 7:30PMManatee County Animal Services 305 25th St W, Palmetto, Fl 34221
27Feb
Reviewing Agencies Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
8:30AM - 10:00AM
27Feb
Code Enforcement Special Magistrate Hearing
9:00AM - 1:00PMManatee County Administrative Center 1112 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton - 1st Floor Board of County Commissioners Chambers
27Feb
Public Safety Coordinating Council
12:00PM - 1:00PMCounty Administration Building - 1112 Manatee Avenue West Bradenton, Florida 34205 - Board of County Commissioners Conference Room, 9th Floor
27Feb
RFP #18-R069831AEJ Consulting Services for Impact Fee Update and Mobility Plan Evaluation Committee Meeting
1:00PM - 2:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Ste 803, 8th Floor, Purchasing Conference Room, Bradenton, FL 34205
27Feb
Planning Task Force, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
3:30PM - 5:00PM
28Feb
Board of County Commissioners Work Session: (1) Community Land Trust; (2) Stormwater 301
9:00AM - 12:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fourth Floor, Manatee Room
28Feb
Special Planning Commission, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West 1st Floor Patricia M. Glass Chambers
9:00AM - 5:00PM
28Feb
Board of County Commissioners Work Session: Budget
1:30PM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fourth Floor Manatee Room
04Mar
Environmental Lands Management & Acquisition Advisory Committee (ELMAC)
6:00PM - 8:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Patricia M. Glass Commission Chambers
05Mar
Value Adjustment Board Meeting
9:00AM - 12:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Patricia M. Glass Commission Chambers
06Mar
Reviewing Agencies Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
8:30AM - 10:00AM
06Mar
Health Care Advisory Board
5:00PM - 7:00PMBCC Conference Room, County Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - 9th Floor
07Mar
Board of County Commissioners Land Use Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Patricia M. Glass Commission Chambers
12Mar
Board of County Commissioners/Port Authority Regular Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
13Mar
Reviewing Agencies Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
8:30AM - 10:00AM
13Mar
RIP Squad Volunteer Workday
9:00AM - 11:00AMLocation TBD - chosen based on need
13Mar
18-R069831AEJ Final Evaluation
1:30PM - 3:30PMPurchasing Conference Room
13Mar
18-R069831AEJ Final Evaluation
1:30PM - 3:30PMPurchasing Conference Room
14Mar
Planning Commission, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 1st Floor Patricia M. Glass Chambers
9:00AM - 5:00PM
16Mar
HHW/E-Scrap Collection
9:00AM - 3:00PMLena Road Landfill, 3333 Lena Road, Bradenton
19Mar
Reserved for Board of County Commissioners Work Session
9:00AM - 12:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fourth Floor, Manatee Room
19Mar
Reserved for Board of County Commissioners Work Session
1:30PM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fourth Floor, Manatee Room
20Mar
Reviewing Agencies Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
8:30AM - 10:00AM
20Mar
CSAB meeting
3:00PM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205, 4th floor, Manatee Room
21Mar
Red Light Camera Hearing
9:00AM - 12:00PMManatee County Administrative Center 1112 Manatee Ave W., Bradenton - 1st Floor Board of County Commissioners Chambers
21Mar
Manatee County Port Authority Meeting
9:00AM - 12:00PMPort Manatee Intermodal Chambers, 1905 Intermodal Circle, Palmetto, Florida
21Mar
Special BCC Land Use Meeting - LDC Amendments
1:30PM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Centert, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton- Patricia M. Glass Commission Chambers, First Floor
21Mar
Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS)
3:00PM - 4:30PMCL Auditorium
26Mar
Board of County Commissioners/Port Authority Regular Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
27Mar
Reviewing Agencies Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
8:30AM - 10:00AM
27Mar
Code Enforcement Special Magistrate Hearing
9:00AM - 1:00PMManatee County Administrative Center 1112 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton - 1st Floor Board of County Commissioners Chambers
27Mar
Planning Task Force, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
3:30PM - 5:00PM
27Mar
Health Care Advisory Board
5:00PM - 7:00PMBCC Conference Room, County Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - 9th Floor
02Apr
Council of Governments Meeting
4:00PM - 6:00PMBradenton Area Convention Center, One Haben Boulevard, Palmetto - Longboat Key Room
03Apr
Reviewing Agencies Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
8:30AM - 10:00AM
03Apr
CSAB meeting
3:00PM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205, 4th floor, Manatee Room
04Apr
Board of County Commissioners Land Use Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Patricia M. Glass Commission Chambers
09Apr
CANCELLED: BCC Regular Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
10Apr
Reviewing Agencies Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
8:30AM - 10:00AM
10Apr
RIP Squad Volunteer Workday
9:00AM - 11:00AMLocation TBD - chosen based on need
10Apr
CSAB meeting
3:00PM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205, 4th floor, Manatee Room
11Apr
Planning Commission, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 1st Floor Patricia M. Glass Chambers
9:00AM - 5:00PM
15Apr
Tourist Development Council Meeting
9:00AM - 11:00AMThe Center of AMI (Community Center), 407 Magnolia Avenue, Anna Maria
16Apr
Reserved for Board of County Commissioners Work Session
9:00AM - 12:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fourth Floor, Manatee Room
16Apr
Reserved for Board of County Commissioners Work Session
1:30PM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fourth Floor, Manatee Room
16Apr
Citizen Advisory Committee on Infrastructure Sales Tax
5:30PM - 6:30PMBCC Conference Room, 9th Floor Manatee County Government Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton

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