Manatee accepting applications for Planning Commission

  • Aug 23, 2016

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (Aug. 23, 2016) – Manatee County is accepting applications for two seats on the Planning Commission, a citizens advisory committee that makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on land use items.

 The Planning Commission is composed of seven members who are appointed by County Commissioners. The Planning Commission meets on the second Thursday of each month at 9 a.m. in the First Floor Chambers of Manatee County Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton.  


Applicants must be registered voters in Manatee County. No particular expertise is required but people with experience or training in planning, engineering, environmental science and the development industry may be given additional consideration for an appointment.


No member of the Planning Commission may be employed by the County. No member of the Planning Commission may be a member of another land development-related advisory board serving unincorporated Manatee County.


Applications are due Friday, Sept. 23 and may be found at


For more information, call Bobbi Roy, (941) 748-4501 ext. 6878 or email her at


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