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
25Jun
International Association of EMT’s and Paramedic’s Labor Contract Negotiations
All DayACE Conference Room; BCC Conference Room
25Jun
18-R068859AJ Correctional Health Care Services
10:00AM - 11:00AMManatee County Administration Building 1112 Manatee Ave W, 4th Floor,Bradenton FL 34205 - Osprey Room
25Jun
18-R068859AJ Correctional Health Care Services
1:00PM - 2:30PMMandatory Facility Tour-Manatee County Sheriff's Office Central Jail Facility- 14470 Harlee Rd, Palmetto, FL 34221
27Jun
Reviewing Agencies Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room.
8:30AM - 10:00AM
27Jun
Development Review Committee Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
10:00AM - 2:00PM
27Jun
Code Enforcement Special Magistrate Hearings
10:00AM - 2:00PMManatee County Administrative Center 1112 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton - 1st Floor Board of County Commissioners Chambers
27Jun
Health Care Advisory Board
5:00PM - 7:00PMCounty Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton - 9th Floor, BCC Conference Room
28Jun
18-R069028AJ Emergency Food Services Public Meetings
11:15AM - 12:15PMManatee County Administration Building 1112 Manatee Ave W, SUite 803, Bradenton FL 34205 - Purchasing Conference Room
28Jun
Planning Task Force Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
3:30PM - 5:00PM
29Jun
RFP #18-R067627BLS Janitorial Cleaning Services Evaluation Committee Meeting
10:30AM - 11:30AMManatee County Administration Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Ste 803, 8th Floor Procurement Conference Room, Bradenton, FL 34205
03Jul
Reviewing Agencies Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room.
8:30AM - 10:00AM
04Jul
Independence Day - County Closed
All DayManatee County Holidays
04Jul
Independence Day - County Offices Closed
All Day
05Jul
RFP #18-R067627BLS Janitorial Cleaning Services Evaluation Committee Meeting
10:30AM - 11:30AMManatee County Administration Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Ste 803, 8th Floor Staples Conference Room, Bradenton, FL 34205
10Jul
RFP #18-R067627BLS Janitorial Cleaning Services Evaluation Committee Meeting
10:30AM - 11:30AMManatee County Administration Center, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Ste 803, 8th Floor Staples Conference Room, Bradenton, FL 34205
10Jul
18-R069028AJ Emergency Food Services Evaluation Committee Meeting Non-Public
1:00PM - 2:00PMManatee County Administration Building 1112 Manatee Ave W, Suite 803, Bradenton FL 34205 - Purchasing Conference Room
11Jul
Reviewing Agencies Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room.
8:30AM - 10:00AM
11Jul
RIP Squad Volunteer Workday
9:00AM - 11:00AMLocation TBD - chosen based on need
11Jul
Development Review Committee Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
10:00AM - 2:00PM
12Jul
Planning Commission, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 1st Floor Chambers.
9:00AM - 5:00PM
18Jul
Reviewing Agencies Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room.
8:30AM - 10:00AM
18Jul
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
18Jul
Hearing Officer Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 1st Floor Chambers - CANCELLED
3:00PM - 5:00PM
19Jul
Red Light Camera Hearing
3:00PM - 5:00PMManatee County Administrative Center 1112 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton - 1st Floor Board of County Commissioners Chambers
21Jul
HHW/E-Scrap Collection
9:00AM - 3:00PMLena Road Landfill, 3333 Lena Road, Bradenton
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, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room.
8:30AM - 10:00AM
25Jul
Development Review Committee Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
10:00AM - 2:00PM
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
Planning Task Force, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
3:30PM - 5:00PM
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, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room.
8:30AM - 10:00AM
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, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room.
8:30AM - 10:00AM
08Aug
RIP Squad Volunteer Workday
9:00AM - 11:00AMLocation TBD - chosen based on need
08Aug
Development Review Committee Meeting, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room
10:00AM - 2:00PM
09Aug
Planning Commission, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 1st Floor Chambers.
9:00AM - 5:00PM
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, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room.
8:30AM - 10:00AM
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, Manatee County Government Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 4th Floor Manatee Room.
8:30AM - 10:00AM

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