Manatee County accepting applications for Animal Services Advisory Board

  • May 10, 2016

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (May 10, 2016) – Manatee County is accepting applications for a vacant seat on the Animal Services Advisory Board.

Qualified applicants must have volunteered within the past two years at Manatee County Animal Services or an established private rescue agency within the County for at least 10 days, as verified by the relevant agency. Applicants cannot be a corporate officer of an existing governmental or non-profit organization, agency, or voluntary association within the County with a primary mission of the care, handling, or rescue of domestic animals.


The applicant also cannot be a veterinarian and cannot have adopted an animal from Manatee County Animal Services within two years prior to appointment.


The advisory board meets quarterly or as determined by the advisory board at a time and location also to be determined by the Advisory Board. All meetings are publicly noticed.


All appointments are four-year terms. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and may be found online at


For more information call Sarah Brown, Animal Services Advisory Board liaison for Manatee County Animal Services at (941) 742-5933, ext. 8346.


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For more information on Manatee County Government, visit online at or call (941) 748-4501. You can also follow us on Facebook and on Twitter, @ManateeGov.