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Evan Longoria returns to Downtown Library for Reading with the Rays this summer

Evan Longoria returns to Downtown Library for Reading with the Rays this summer

Rays’ Third Baseman Evan Longoria will make a third appearance at Manatee County Downtown Library Friday, June 9. Longoria appeared to large crowds of more than 1,000 at Downtown Library in both 2015 and 2016.
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Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunity, and Revived Economies Have a say on local projects funded by in $6.3 million in Restore Act funds

Have a say on local projects funded by in $6.3 million in Restore Act funds

Manatee County has outlined a set of projects that will strengthen natural resources, improve water in rivers and bays and enhance the coastal fishing economy. Now through June 19, Manatee County residents can weigh in on the local spending plan. read on Have a say on local projects funded by in $6.3 million in Restore Act funds

Manatee Libraries' Ava Ehde wins Librarian of the Year honors

Manatee Libraries' Ava Ehde wins Librarian of the Year honors

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (April 17, 2017) -- Manatee County Public Libraries’ Services Manager Ava Ehde has been named named 2017 Librarian of the Year by the Florida Library Association (FLA). The award recognizes outstanding and ongoing contributions to Florida librarianship. read on Manatee Libraries' Ava Ehde wins Librarian of the Year honors

Mandatory Lender's Certification Required Lender's Certification Workshop

Lender's Certification Workshop

All Lenders interested in applying for down payment assistance must complete the mandatory Lenders Certification Training in order to apply for assistance. read on Lender's Certification Workshop

Be the first to know with Manatee's CodeRED Emergency Notification System

Be the first to know with Manatee's CodeRED Emergency Notification System

Receive voice, text or e-mail notifications generated by government and public safety officials by signing up with our new CodeRED Emergency Notification System. The secure Community Notification Enrollment (CNE) page allows residents and businesses to add or update their contact information to ensure they will be included when a message is sent – unlisted numbers, mobile numbers, TDD/TTY requirements can also be entered. read on Be the first to know with Manatee's CodeRED Emergency Notification System

Manatee's half-cent sales tax interactive map of projects

Manatee's half-cent sales tax interactive map of projects

During the 2016 General Election, Manatee County voters approved a half-cent sales tax to pay for local roads, parks and public safety needs. Learn more about the sales tax and find out which road, public safety and parks projects will receive sales tax funding.

Sign up now for Manatee's Business Recovery Directory

Sign up now for Manatee's Business Recovery Directory

Manatee County business owners may now sign up for the Business Recovery Directory, a free emergency information exchange network. The information businesses provide will help emergency managers reach business owners with local resources in the event of an emergency. read on Sign up now for Manatee's Business Recovery Directory

New roads, bridges and community projects

New roads, bridges and community projects

44th Avenue Extension. The Ft. Hamer Bridge. Boat ramp improvements. Get the latest on some of the community's biggest construction projects under the County Commission's Quarterly Reports area. read on New roads, bridges and community projects