Submit Public Comment

As part of the measures Manatee County Government is taking to protect public health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Manatee County Board of County Commissioners is conducting meetings at the Bradenton Area Convention Center.  The meetings can be viewed live on and on Manatee Government Access (MGA) Spectrum channel 644, Verizon channel 30, and Comcast channel 20.

To enter your comments into the public record for an upcoming meeting, you may do so in one of the following ways:

  • You may deliver your comments in person to Commissioners during the meeting in the Longboat Key Room at the Bradenton Area Convention Center at One Haben Boulevard, Palmetto.  If you choose this option, you must adhere to the CDC's social distancing guidelines and face coverings are required.    
  • For regular, special, and budget meetings, and for work sessions, you may fill out the comment form below in advance of the meeting. Be sure to include your name and submit your remarks by the meeting deadline. County Commissioners may not receive your comments before the meeting if the form is submitted after the deadline.
  • Also for regular, special, and budget meetings, and for work sessions, you may deliver your comments by phone by calling in during the meeting. Dial 1-888-788-0099 or 1-877-853-5247 and enter the Meeting ID Number (followed by #).
    • January 26 Regular Meeting - Meeting ID Number 894 2463 9572

    Dial-in Instructions:

    • Dial one of the Zoom numbers and enter the Meeting ID Number (followed by #).
    • There are no participant IDs, please press (#)
    • You will be placed into the call on mute
    • (*) 9 to raise hand
    • (*) 6 to unmute

Deadline for Public Comment

On-line written comments for the January 26 regular meeting must be submitted by Monday, January 25, at 4 p.m.