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Advisory Board positions are advertised as openings become available. 

To apply for an opening, fill out the online Advisory Board Application form.

If you have questions about the application process please call the Advisory Board liaison for that specific board.

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Current Advisory Board Opportunities

There are currently no open advisory board positions.

 

Citizens Oversight Committee for Infrastructure Sales Tax Advisory Board

Citizens Oversight Committee for Infrastructure Sales Tax Advisory Board

Manatee County is accepting applications for four seats for a citizens advisory committee that makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on Infrastructure Sales Tax.

The committee meets periodically to prepare an annual report to the Board of County Commissioners which reviews expenditures of the half-cent sales tax that voters approved in November 8, 2016. All meetings are publicly noticed and open to the public.

Applications are due Feb. 10 and may be found online.

Eligibility

To qualify applicants must live in unincorporated areas of Manatee County. The term for the seats is two years. 

Commitment

The committee meets periodically at 5:30 p.m. at the Manatee County Government Administrative Center, Board of County Commissioners Conference Room 9th Floor, 1112 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton.

Contact

Johnnie Yetter
(941) 745-3778
johnnie.yetter@mymanatee.org

Construction Trades Board

Construction Trades Board

Applications are being accepted for four seats on the Construction Trades Board. The purpose of the Construction Trades Board is to regulate state and local contractors and license local contractors within unincorporated Manatee County. The Construction Trades Board shall have the authority to discipline persons who violate applicable local code, State Statutes or Florida Building Code provisions pertaining to the activities of licensed contractors, including the authority to suspend and or revoke their licenses and impose monetary fines. Applications are due February 28.

Eligibility

The following seats are open for applications:

  • Seat #1 – Licensed General Contractor: Contractor must have five years of experience in the construction trade and hold an active license as a Licensed General Contractor with Department of Business and Professional Regulation or Registered with an active Certificate of Competency license in Manatee County. Applicants must reside or have a business located in the Un-incorporated areas of Manatee County. Must be willing to serve in a voluntary capacity.
  • Seat #2 – Licensed Commercial Swimming Pool Contractor: Contractor must have five years of experience in the construction trade and hold an active license as a Licensed Commercial Swimming Pool Contractor with Department of Business and Professional Regulation or Registered with an active Certificate of Competency license in Manatee County. Applicants must reside or have a business located in the Un-incorporated areas of Manatee County. Must be willing to serve in a voluntary capacity.
  • Seat #5 - Consumer Representative: Consumer Representative may be any resident of the local jurisdiction who is not, and has never been, a member or practitioner of a profession regulated by the board or a member of any closely related profession.
  • Seat #6 - Consumer Representative: Consumer Representative may be any resident of the local jurisdiction who is not, and has never been, a member or practitioner of a profession regulated by the board or a member of any closely related profession.

Commitment

The group meets on the 2nd Wednesday (and 4th Wednesday as needed) of each month at 3 p.m. at the Board of County Commissioners Chamber located at 1112 Manatee Ave West, Bradenton.

Contact

Stephanie Charles
(941) 748-4501, Ext. 3805
stephanie.charles@mymanatee.org

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