Manatee County Historic Courthouse to close on two half days in August for fumigation tenting

Manatee County Historic Courthouse to close on two half days in August for fumigation tenting
Posted on 07/27/2018

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (July 27, 2018) – Manatee County Government and the Clerk of the Court's Office today announced that the Historic Courthouse will be closed to the public for crews to fumigate for termites on two half days next month.

The Courthouse, 1115 Manatee Ave. W., will close to the public at noon on Friday, Aug. 3 and reopen at noon on Monday, Aug. 6. The Clerk's Office and the County will host a press conference at the outdoor gazebo on the Courthouse's south lawn on Friday, Aug. 3 at 3 p.m. to answer questions about the need for fumigation and to talk about the preparations being made. Camera crews will be able to capture visuals of the tent draping the Courthouse later that day.

During the closure, the Clerk of the Circuit Court's Office will offer limited services on the second floor Clerk's Annex of the Manatee County Judicial Center next door, including:

  • Child Support Customer Service case managers will be available for walk-in interviews
  • Court-related services to include marriage licenses and passport application processing.
  • Recording

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


The Florida Constitution established the Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller as a public trustee, independently elected to protect public funds and public records while executing the functions of Clerk of the Circuit Court, County Comptroller, Treasurer and Auditor, Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners and County Recorder. The Clerk oversees a staff of more than 275 people, responsible for performing nearly 1,000 constitutional or statutory functions or duties, representing the broadest and most diverse mantle of responsibility of any locally elected official. The citizens of Manatee County elect the Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller to a four-year term. Currently, Angelina M. Colonneso serves as the Clerk of the Court. For more information, call 941-749-1800 or visit