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
16Nov
International Association of EMT’s and Paramedic’s Labor Contract Negotiations
8:00AM - 6:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - BCC Conference Room; ACE Conference Room
17Nov
HHW/E-Scrap Collection
9:00AM - 3:00PMLena Road Landfill, 3333 Lena Road, Bradenton
20Nov
County Commissioners Oath of Office Ceremonies
9:00AM - 9:30AMBCC Chambers, First Floor, County Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton 34205
21Nov
Reviewing Agencies Meeting
8:30AM - 10:00AMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
22Nov
Thanksgiving Day - County Closed
All DayManatee County Holidays
22Nov
Thanksgiving Day - County Offices Closed
All Day
23Nov
Thanksgiving Friday - County Offices Closed
All Day
23Nov
Thanksgiving Friday - County Closed
All DayManatee County Holidays
27Nov
Board of County Commissioners/Port Authority Regular Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
28Nov
Reviewing Agencies Meeting
8:30AM - 10:00AMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
28Nov
Code Enforcement Special Magistrate Hearing
9:00AM - 1:00PMManatee County Administrative Center 1112 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton - 1st Floor Board of County Commissioners Chambers
28Nov
Development Review Committee Meeting
10:00AM - 2:00PMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
04Dec
Animal Services Advisory Board Meeting
5:30PM - 7:30PMManatee County Animal Services 305 25th St W, Palmetto, Fl 34221
04Dec
Citizen Advisory Committee on Infrastructure Sales Tax
5:30PM - 6:30PM
05Dec
Reviewing Agencies Meeting
8:30AM - 10:00AMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
06Dec
Board of County Commissioners Land Use Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
10Dec
Tourist Development Council Meeting
9:00AM - 11:00AMThe Center of AMI, 407 Magnolia Avenue, Anna Maria, Florida 34217
11Dec
Reserved for Board of County Commissioners Work Session
9:00AM - 12:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fourth Floor, Manatee Room
11Dec
Board of County Commissioners Work Session: Cell Towers
1:30PM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fourth Floor, Manatee Room
12Dec
Reviewing Agencies Meeting
8:30AM - 10:00AMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
12Dec
RIP Squad Volunteer Workday
9:00AM - 11:00AMLocation TBD - chosen based on need
12Dec
Development Review Committee Meeting
10:00AM - 2:00PMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
12Dec
CTB Hearing December 12, 2018 3 PM
2:30PM - 4:30PMBOCC Chambers
12Dec
Children's Services Advisory Board meeting
3:00PM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205, Manatee Room - 4th floor
13Dec
Planning Commission,
9:00AM - 5:00PMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 1st Floor Chambers.
15Dec
HHW/E-Scrap Collection
9:00AM - 3:00PMLena Road Landfill, 3333 Lena Road, Bradenton
18Dec
Board of County Commissioners/Port Authority Regular Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
19Dec
Reviewing Agencies Meeting
8:30AM - 10:00AMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
19Dec
Hearing Officer Public Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 1st Floor Chambers
3:00PM - 5:00PM
19Dec
Health Care Advisory Board
5:00PM - 7:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - 9th Floor, BCC Conference Room
20Dec
Manatee County Port Authority Meeting
9:00AM - 12:00PMPort Manatee Intermodal Chambers, 1905 Intermodal Circle, Palmetto, Florida
20Dec
Local Mitigation Strategy
3:00PM - 4:30PMCL Auditorium
24Dec
Christmas Eve - County Offices Closed
All Day
24Dec
Christmas Eve - County Closed
All DayManatee County Holidays
25Dec
Christmas Day - County Closed
All DayManatee County Holidays
25Dec
Christmas Day - County Offices Closed
All Day
26Dec
Reviewing Agencies Meeting
8:30AM - 10:00AMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
01Jan
New Year's Day - County Offices Closed
All Day
09Jan
RIP Squad Volunteer Workday
9:00AM - 11:00AMLocation TBD - chosen based on need
10Jan
Board of County Commissioners Land Use Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
15Jan
Board of County Commissioners/Port Authority Regular Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
16Jan
Red Light Hearing
9:00AM - 12:00PMBOCC Chambers
17Jan
Manatee County Port Authority Meeting
9:00AM - 12:00PMPort Manatee Intermodal Chambers, 1905 Intermodal Circle, Palmetto, Florida
19Jan
HHW/E-Scrap Collection
9:00AM - 3:00PMLena Road Landfill, 3333 Lena Road, Bradenton
22Jan
Reserved for Board of County Commissioners Work Session
9:00AM - 12:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fourth Floor, Manatee Room
22Jan
Reserved for Board of County Commissioners Work Session
1:30PM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fourth Floor, Manatee Room
23Jan
Code Enforcement Special Magistrate Hearing
9:00AM - 1:00PMManatee County Administrative Center 1112 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton - 1st Floor Board of County Commissioners Chambers
23Jan
Children's Services Advisory Board meeting
3:00PM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205, Manatee Room, 4th floor
29Jan
Board of County Commissioners/Port Authority Regular Meeting
9:00AM - 3:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
29Jan
Council of Governments Meeting
4:00PM - 6:00PMBradenton Area Convention Center, One Haben Boulevard, Palmetto - Longboat Key Room

2017 Annual Report

Download
2017 Annual Report cover

Stay updated with Manatee County Government news

Manatee County Government's Newsroom includes the latest press releases, project updates, videos, and more information about what's happening in the County.

Visit Newsroom