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
24Jul
Board of County Commissioners/Port Authority Regular Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
25Jul
Reviewing Agencies Meeting
8:30AM - 10:00AMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
25Jul
Development Review Committee Meeting
10:00AM - 2:00PMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
25Jul
Code Enforcement Special Magistrate Hearings
10:00AM - 2:00PMManatee County Administrative Center 1112 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton - 1st Floor Board of County Commissioners Chambers
26Jul
Board of County Commissioners Special Land Use Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
26Jul
CANCELLED - Planning Task Force, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
3:30PM - 5:00PM
27Jul
International Association of EMT's and Paramedic's Labor Contract Negotiations
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - 9th Floor, BCC Conference Room; ACE Conference Room
27Jul
18-R069028AJ Evaluation Committee Meetings
11:00AM - 12:00PM1112 Manatee AVe W, Suite 803, Bradenton, FL 34205 - Purchasing Conference room
27Jul
Manatee County Historical Commission Finance & Fundraising Committee Meeting
3:00PM - 4:00PMManatee Village Historical Park, 1404 Manatee Avenue East, Bradenton - Wiggins Store
31Jul
Board of County Commissioners Meeting - Budget Reconciliation/Approval of Tentative Millage Rate
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
01Aug
Reviewing Agencies Meeting
8:30AM - 10:00AMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
01Aug
Children's Services Advisory Board Meeting
2:30PM - 5:00PMManatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, 4th floor Manatee Room
02Aug
Board of County Commissioners Land Use Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
04Aug
Remote E-Scrap Collection
9:00AM - 3:00PMAgricultural Center/Fairgrounds
07Aug
Board of County Commissioners/Port Authority Regular Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
08Aug
Reviewing Agencies Meeting
8:30AM - 10:00AMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
08Aug
RIP Squad Volunteer Workday
9:00AM - 11:00AMLocation TBD - chosen based on need
08Aug
Development Review Committee Meeting
10:00AM - 2:00PMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
09Aug
Planning Commission,
9:00AM - 5:00PMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 1st Floor Chambers.
14Aug
Reserved for Board of County Commissioners Work Session
9:00AM - 12:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fourth Floor, Manatee Room
14Aug
Reserved for Board of County Commissioners Work Session
1:30PM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fourth Floor, Manatee Room
15Aug
Reviewing Agencies Meeting
8:30AM - 10:00AMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
15Aug
Hearing Officer Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 1st Floor Chambers
3:00PM - 5:00PM
16Aug
Manatee County Port Authority Meeting
9:00AM - 12:00PMPort Manatee Intermodal Chambers, 1905 Intermodal Circle, Palmetto, Florida
16Aug
Red Light Camera Hearing
3:00PM - 5:00PMManatee County Administrative Center 1112 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton - 1st Floor Board of County Commissioners Chambers
18Aug
HHW/E-Scrap Collection
9:00AM - 3:00PMLena Road Landfill, 3333 Lena Road, Bradenton
20Aug
Tourist Development Council Meeting
9:00AM - 11:00AMThe Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Avenue, Anna Maria, FL 34216
21Aug
Board of County Commissioners/Port Authority Regular Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
22Aug
Reviewing Agencies Meeting
8:30AM - 10:00AMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
22Aug
Development Review Committee Meeting
10:00AM - 2:00PMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
22Aug
Code Enforcement Special Magistrate Hearings
10:00AM - 2:00PMManatee County Administrative Center 1112 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton - 1st Floor Board of County Commissioners Chambers
23Aug
Board of County Commissioners Land Use Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
24Aug
International Association of EMT's and Paramedic's Labor Contract Negotiations
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - 9th Floor, BCC Conference Room; ACE Conference Room
29Aug
Reviewing Agencies Meeting
8:30AM - 10:00AMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
30Aug
Planning Task Force, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
3:30PM - 5:00PM
03Sep
Labor Day - County Offices Closed
All Day
03Sep
Labor Day - County Closed
All DayManatee County Holidays
05Sep
Reviewing Agencies Meeting
8:30AM - 10:00AMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
05Sep
Development Review Committee Meeting
10:00AM - 2:00PMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
06Sep
Board of County Commissioners Land Use Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
11Sep
Board of County Commissioners/Port Authority Regular Meeting
9:00AM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
11Sep
Board of County Commissioners Budget Public Hearing
6:00PM - 8:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers
12Sep
Reviewing Agencies Meeting
8:30AM - 10:00AMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
12Sep
RIP Squad Volunteer Workday
9:00AM - 11:00AMLocation TBD - chosen based on need
13Sep
Supplier Outreach Symposium
9:00AM - 12:00PMBradenton Area Convention Center
13Sep
Planning Commission,
9:00AM - 5:00PMManatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 1st Floor Chambers.
15Sep
HHW/E-Scrap Collection
9:00AM - 3:00PMLena Road Landfill, 3333 Lena Road, Bradenton
18Sep
Reserved for Board of County Commissioners Work Session
9:00AM - 12:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fourth Floor, Manatee Room
18Sep
Reserved for Board of County Commissioners Work Session
1:30PM - 5:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - Fourth Floor, Manatee Room
18Sep
Board of County Commissioners Budget Public Hearing
6:00PM - 8:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - First Floor, Commission Chambers

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