Manatee County accepting applications for Children's Services Advisory Board

  • Jun 27, 2017

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (June 26, 2017) – Manatee County is taking applications for six open seats on the Children’s Services Advisory Board (CSAB). The volunteer board makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners about priorities and expenditures of the County’s dedicated millage for children’s services.

 To qualify for consideration, applicants must be residents of Manatee County. 

The CSAB meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 3 p.m. on the fourth floor of the Manatee County Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. The board meets weekly during the annual program funding review process from April through May. 
The open seats on the CSAB are for one- or three-year terms that begin Oct. 1. The vacancies include:

  • one member of the NAACP (3-year term);
  • one School Board member (3-year term); and
  • four (4) child advocates, not affiliated with any agency receiving county funds.  Employees, owners or voting board members of agencies that receive funding from Manatee County, or individuals that contract with agencies that receive County funding, are not eligible to serve as a child advocate on this advisory board.  (two 3-year term seats; two 1-year term seats)

Applications must be submitted by 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 27.  Applications must include:  1) Advisory Board Application, 2) Children’s Services Advisory Board Supplemental Questions (Page 4 of the Advisory Board Application, and 3) a resume or C.V.  The application and supplemental questionnaire may be obtained online at
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