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
19Sep
Reviewing Agencies Meeting
8:30AM - 10:00AMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
19Sep
Development Review Committee Meeting
10:00AM - 2:00PMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
19Sep
Children's Services Advisory Board Meeting
3:00PM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, 4th floor Manatee Room
19Sep
Hearing Officer Meeting
3:00PM - 5:00PMManatee County Government Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 1st Floor Chambers
20Sep
Manatee County Port Authority Meeting
10:00AM - 12:00PMPort Manatee Intermodal Chambers, 1905 Intermodal Circle, Palmetto, Florida
20Sep
Local Mitigation Strategy
2:00PM - 4:00PMCentral Library Auditorium, 1301 Barcarrota Boulevard West, Bradenton
20Sep
Red Light Camera Hearing
3:00PM - 5:00PMManatee County Administrative Center 1112 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton - 1st Floor Board of County Commissioners Chambers
25Sep
Board of County Commissioners/Port Authority Regular Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
25Sep
18-R068859AJ Correctional Health Services - Public Meetings
12:30PM - 1:30PM1112 Manatee Ave W, Ste 803, Bradenton FL 34205
25Sep
Animal Services Advisory Board Meeting
5:30PM - 7:30PMManatee County Animal Services 305 25th St W, Palmetto, Fl 34221
26Sep
Reviewing Agencies Meeting
8:30AM - 10:00AMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
26Sep
Canceled: Code Enforcement Special Magistrate Hearing
9:00AM - 1:00PMManatee County Administrative Center 1112 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton - 1st Floor Board of County Commissioners Chambers
26Sep
18-TA002746AJ 451(b) Plan Recordkeeper and Service Provider - Public Meetings
1:00PM - 2:00PM1112 Manatee Ave W, Ste 803, Bradenton FL 34205 - Purchasing Conference Room
26Sep
Health Care Advisory Board
5:00PM - 7:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - 9th Floor, BCC Conference Room
27Sep
Planning Task Force Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
3:30PM - 5:00PM
02Oct
18-R068859AJ Correctional Health Care Services - Public Meeting
1:00PM - 4:00PM1112 Manatee Ave W, Ste 803, Bradenton FL 34205 - Purchasing Conference Room
02Oct
Council of Governments Meeting
4:00PM - 6:00PMBradenton Area Convention Center, One Haben Boulevard, Palmetto, FL
03Oct
Reviewing Agencies Meeting
8:30AM - 10:00AMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
03Oct
Development Review Committee Meeting
10:00AM - 2:00PMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
04Oct
Board of County Commissioners Land Use Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
05Oct
Children’s Services Advisory Board Retreat
8:30AM - 4:00PMManatee Community Foundation, 2820 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205
06Oct
Remote E-Scrap Collection
9:00AM - 3:00PMUtilities Administration Complex
09Oct
Board of County Commissioners/Port Authority Regular Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
09Oct
18-R068859AJ Correctional Health Care Services
2:00PM - 3:00PM1112 Manatee Ave W, Ste 803, Bradenton FL 34205 - Staples Conference Room
10Oct
Reviewing Agencies Meeting
8:30AM - 10:00AMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
10Oct
RIP Squad Volunteer Workday
9:00AM - 11:00AMLocation TBD - chosen based on need
11Oct
Planning Commission,
9:00AM - 5:00PMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 1st Floor Chambers.
15Oct
Tourist Development Council Meeting
9:00AM - 11:00AMBOCC Chambers
16Oct
Reserved for Board of County Commissioners Work Session
9:00AM - 12:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fourth Floor, Manatee Room
16Oct
Reserved for Board of County Commissioners Work Session
1:30PM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fourth Floor, Manatee Room
17Oct
Reviewing Agencies Meeting
8:30AM - 10:00AMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
17Oct
Development Review Committee Meeting
10:00AM - 2:00PMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
17Oct
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
17Oct
Children's Services Advisory Board Meeting
3:00PM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, 4th floor Manatee Room
17Oct
CANCELLED - Hearing Officer Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 1st Floor Chambers
3:00PM - 5:00PM
17Oct
Health Care Advisory Board
5:00PM - 7:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - 9th Floor, BCC Conference Room
18Oct
Manatee County Port Authority Meeting
9:00AM - 12:00PMPort Manatee Intermodal Chambers, 1905 Intermodal Circle, Palmetto, Florida
18Oct
18-R068916AJ Onsite Catering Services - Public Meeting
10:30AM - 11:30AM1112 Manatee Ave W, Ste 803, Bradenton FL 34205 - Purchasing Conference Room
18Oct
18-TA002746AJ 457(b) Plan Recordkeeper and Service Provider - Public Meeting
10:30AM - 11:30AM1112 Manatee Ave W, Ste 803, Bradenton FL 34205 - Staples Conference Room
18Oct
Red Light Camera Hearing
3:00PM - 5:00PMManatee County Administrative Center 1112 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton - 1st Floor Board of County Commissioners Chambers
20Oct
HHW/E-Scrap Collection
9:00AM - 3:00PMLena Road Landfill, Agricultural Center/Fairgrounds, Utilities Complex
23Oct
Board of County Commissioners/Port Authority Regular Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
24Oct
Reviewing Agencies Meeting
8:30AM - 10:00AMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
24Oct
Canceled: Code Enforcement Special Magistrate Hearing
9:00AM - 1:00PMManatee County Administrative Center 1112 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton - 1st Floor Board of County Commissioners Chambers
24Oct
Health Care Advisory Board
5:00PM - 7:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - 9th Floor, BCC Conference Room
25Oct
Planning Task Force Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room.
3:30PM - 5:00PM
31Oct
Reviewing Agencies Meeting
8:30AM - 10:00AMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
31Oct
Development Review Committee Meeting
10:00AM - 2:00PMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
01Nov
BCC Land Use Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
01Nov
Board of County Commissioners Land Use Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers

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