County Administration

The County Administrator is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. The County Administrator carries out the policies and directives of the Commission and develops and manages the County's annual operating and capital improvement budgets.

Manatee County Administrator Scott Hopes

Dr. Scott Hopes, County Administrator

The Manatee Board of County Commissioners appointed Dr. Scott Hopes as the official County Administrator in May 2021. He was hired as acting County Administrator in April 2021.

 

 

Upcoming Events

Full Calendar
18Aug
BCC Land Use Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Honorable Patricia M. Glass Chambers, First Floor
18Aug
Red Light Camera Hearing
9:00AM - 11:00AMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fifth Floor, Manatee Room
20Aug
HHW / E-SCRAP COLLECTION
9:00AM - 3:00PMLena Road Landfill, 3333 Lena Road, Bradeton
22Aug
Development Review Committee (DRC) Meetings for 2022
10:00AM - 11:00AMWebEx Meeting Online
22Aug
Children's Services
10:30AM - 12:30PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL (Ibis Room - 5th Floor)
24Aug
Hearing Officer - Manatee County Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 5th Floor, Manatee Room
3:00PM - 5:00PM
25Aug
Family Safety Alliance Meeting - Manatee, Sarasota, DeSoto Counties
3:00PM - 4:30PMZoom
25Aug
Planning Task Force - WebEx Meeting
3:30PM - 5:00PM
26Aug
RFQ # 22-R079612SAM Construction Management at Risk Services for the Bradenton Area Convention Center Expansion - Technical Evaluation- Public
10:30AM - 11:30AMPurchasing Conference Room located at 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Suite 803, Bradenton, FL 34205
29Aug
Development Review Committee (DRC) Meetings for 2022
10:00AM - 11:00AMWebEx Meeting Online
30Aug
CANCELLED: BCC Regular Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Honorable Patricia M. Glass Chambers, First Floor
01Sep
Board of County Commissioners Land Use Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Honorable Patricia M. Glass Chambers, First Floor
05Sep
LABOR DAY - County Closed
All DayManatee County Holidays
05Sep
Development Review Committee (DRC) Meetings for 2022
10:00AM - 11:00AMWebEx Meeting Online
06Sep
BCC Special Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fifth Floor, Manatee/Osprey Rooms
06Sep
RFQ # 22-R079612SAM Construction Management at Risk Services for the Bradenton Area Convention Center Expansion - Interviews / Presentations - Non-Public
9:30AM - 10:30AMPurchasing Conference Room is located at 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Suite 803, Bradenton, FL 34205
07Sep
Hurricane Preparedness Seminar at River Isles (Richmond)
10:00AM - 11:00AMRiver Isles Home Owners Association Inc (1014 Baytree Rd, Bradenton, FL 34208)
07Sep
RFQ # 22-R079612SAM Construction Management at Risk Services for the Bradenton Area Convention Center Expansion - Final Technical Evaluation- Public
11:00AM - 12:00PMPurchasing Conference Room located at 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Suite 803, Bradenton, FL 34205
07Sep
Board of County Commissioners Budget Public Hearing
6:00PM - 8:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Honorable Patricia M. Glass Chambers
08Sep
Planning Commission Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Honorable Patricia M. Glass Chambers
12Sep
Development Review Committee (DRC) Meetings for 2022
10:00AM - 11:00AMWebEx Meeting Online
12Sep
Environmental Lands Management and Acquisition Committee (ELMAC) Meeting
6:00PM - 7:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fifth Floor, Manatee/Osprey Rooms
13Sep
Board of County Commissioners/Port Authority Regular Meeting
8:30AM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Honorable Patricia M. Glass Chambers, First Floor
13Sep
Board of County Commissioners Budget Public Hearing
6:00PM - 8:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Honorable Patricia M. Glass Chambers
15Sep
Red Light Camera Hearing
9:00AM - 12:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fifth Floor, Manatee Room
15Sep
Port Authority Meeting
9:00AM - 12:00PMPort Manatee Intermodal Chambers, 1905 Intermodal Circle, Palmetto, Florida
17Sep
HHW / E-SCRAP COLLECTION
9:00AM - 3:00PMLena Road Landfill, 3333 Lena Road, Bradeton
19Sep
Development Review Committee (DRC) Meetings for 2022
10:00AM - 11:00AMWebEx Meeting Online
20Sep
BCC Special Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fifth Floor, Manatee/Osprey Rooms
21Sep
Code Enforcement Special Magistrate Hearing
9:00AM - 12:00PMBradenton Area Convention Center 1 Haben Boulevard, Palmetto, 34221 (Manatee Room)
21Sep
Children's Services Advisory Board Meeting
3:00PM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL
22Sep
Board of County Commissioners Land Use Meeting
1:30PM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Honorable Patricia M. Glass Chambers, First Floor
27Sep
Board of County Commissioners/Port Authority Regular Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Honorable Patricia M. Glass Chambers, First Floor
28Sep
Code Enforcement Special Magistrate Hearing
9:00AM - 12:00PMBradenton Area Convention Center, 1 Haben Boulevard, Palmetto, 34221 (Manatee Room)
28Sep
PUBLIC SAFETY COORDINATING COUNCIL (PSCC) & CRIMINAL JUSTICE MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE (CJMHSA) PLANNING COUNCIL
11:30AM - 2:00PMManatee Room; Osprey
29Sep
Planning Task Force - WebEx Meeting
3:30PM - 5:00PM
04Oct
Board of County Commissioners Work Session
9:00AM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fifth Floor, Manatee/Osprey Rooms
05Oct
East Bradenton Park Ribbon Cutting & Re-Opening
4:00PM - 7:00PM1119 13th St E, Bradenton, FL 34208
06Oct
Board of County Commissioners Land Use Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Honorable Patricia M. Glass Chambers, First Floor
11Oct
Board of County Commissioners/Port Authority Regular Meeting
8:30AM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Honorable Patricia M. Glass Chambers, First Floor
13Oct
Planning Commission Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Honorable Patricia M. Glass Chambers
14Oct
Children's Services Advisory Board - Annual Retreat
8:00AM - 4:00PMManatee Room, 5th Floor, Manatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL
15Oct
HHW / E-SCRAP COLLECTION
9:00AM - 3:00PMLena Road Landfill, 3333 Lena Road, Bradeton
17Oct
Tourist Development Council Meeting
9:00AM - 11:00AMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Honorable Patricia M. Glass Chambers
18Oct
Board of County Commissioners Work Session
9:00AM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fifth Floor, Manatee/Osprey Rooms
19Oct
Code Enforcement Special Magistrate Hearing
9:00AM - 12:00PMBradenton Area Convention Center 1 Haben Boulevard, Palmetto, 34221 (Manatee Room)
19Oct
Children's Services Advisory Board Meeting
3:00PM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL
20Oct
Port Authority Meeting
9:00AM - 12:00PMPort Manatee Intermodal Chambers, 1905 Intermodal Circle, Palmetto, Florida
20Oct
Board of County Commissioners Land Use Meeting
1:30PM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Honorable Patricia M. Glass Chambers, First Floor
25Oct
Board of County Commissioners/Port Authority Regular Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Honorable Patricia M. Glass Chambers, First Floor

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