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MCAT Service Enhancements Begin Saturday, Dec. 4
12/03/2021
Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT) will make several changes to its fixed-route bus service beginning Sat., Dec. 4.
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Manatee County Transit Operator Patricia Adams named 2021 Employee of the Year
12/03/2021
Patricia Adams, Transit Operator with Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT) for nearly 15 years, has been named Manatee County’s 2021 Employee of the Year.
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Manatee County Accepting Applications for Manatee County Public Library Board of Trustees
11/22/2021
Manatee County is accepting applications for two seats on the Library Advisory Board. The Manatee County Public Library Board is responsible for creating and recommending policies for the operation of the Library System to the Board of County Commissioners.
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Manatee County Issues Permit for Medieval Fair in Myakka
11/05/2021
Manatee County Administrator Dr. Scott Hopes issued the following statement today on the Medieval Fair in Myakka.
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Manatee County Statement on Medieval Fair in Myakka
10/29/2021
Manatee County officials visited the Medieval Fair site today in Myakka and received a tour from the property owner.
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Manatee County Redevelopment and Economic Opportunity receives Excellence in Economic Development Award
10/08/2021
Manatee County Government Redevelopment and Economic Opportunity (REO)'s #ManateeMomentum campaign won a Bronze Rank honors for Innovation in Economic Development Week from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The award was presented this week at an awards ceremony during the IEDC Annual Conference.
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Commissioners approve budget, $997 million for infrastructure
09/17/2021
Budget includes largest five-year Capital Improvement Plan in Manatee County history, totaling more than $1.1 billion dollars of investments in infrastructure, public safety, parks and environment over five years
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Morgan Johnson Road segment to close for three months for realignment project
09/02/2021
A portion of Morgan Johnson Road will close for three months beginning Sept. 13 to complete work on the 44 Ave East Roadway Extension Project.
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County Administrator Dr. Scott Hopes rounds out executive leadership team with appointment of Deputy Administrators Brewer, Bishop
08/10/2021
County Administrator Dr. Scott Hopes today rounded out his executive leadership team when County Commissioners unanimously approved the reclassification of longtime Property Management Director Charlie Bishop, who will become one of Dr. Hopes' Deputy County Administrators.
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Manatee County opens COVID-19 testing site at Bradenton Area Convention Center
08/09/2021
The Florida Department of Health in Manatee County (DOH-Manatee) and Manatee County Government have teamed up to offer an additional location for COVID-19 testing.
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New Flood Insurance Map could impact Manatee County homeowner premiums
08/03/2021
A new Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) flood insurance rate map will go into effect in Aug. 10 and may impact homeowners' insurance rates.
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Manatee Clerk’s office, Manatee County Government awarded the Triple Crown medallion for exceptional financial reporting
07/27/2021
The Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller and Manatee County Government recently earned a Triple Crown medallion from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).
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Manatee County taking steps to lessen red tide impacts
07/23/2021
Manatee County Government has intensified its daily beach raking efforts along the shores of Anna Maria Island, and County staff have begun taking additional steps to address red tide before it reaches local beaches. To date Manatee County has avoided the worst impacts from an early summer red tide bloom, but County leaders are taking steps to ensure Manatee beaches remain clear from debris.
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Manatee County announces masks, other COVID safety protocols are optional at Administration Building
06/19/2021
When the County Administration Building reopens for regular business hours on Monday, June 21, face masks will be optional for the public and employees inside the facility.
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Manatee County to offer personalized assistance to those applying for rent help
06/11/2021
Starting next week, Manatee County will offer one-on-one support to anyone who needs help applying for Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) funds which are being distributed to help those who have fallen behind on rent payments because of losses from the pandemic.
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MCAT launches new on-demand route to Port Manatee on June 14
05/27/2021
New north County route will connect Palmetto/Bradenton passengers to Port Manatee
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Emergency Rental Assistance helps residents financially impacted by COVID-19
03/30/2021
One day after the federal ban on renter evictions was extended through the end of June, Manatee County is making another push to remind local renters and landlords that help is available for those who have fallen behind on rent payments as a result of losses from the pandemic.
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