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This is the image for the news article titled Manatee County accepting applications for NAACP seat on Children's Services Advisory Board
Manatee County accepting applications for NAACP seat on Children's Services Advisory Board
09/20/2018
Manatee County is accepting applications for the NAACP-designated seat on the Children’s Services Advisory Board (CSAB). The volunteer board makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on the priorities and expenditures of the County’s dedicated millage for children’s services.
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View live stream traffic conditions on new Regional Traffic Management Center website
09/17/2018
Manatee and Sarasota drivers now have two new resources to check before heading onto the road for commutes each day.
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SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center to open locally to assist businesses affected by red tide
09/05/2018
Manatee County Government and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that a SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center will to assist businesses that have been affected by red tide. The center will open at the Manatee County Island Branch Library this Friday.
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Manatee County announces next phase of red tide cleanup
08/27/2018
Today Manatee County announced a new program to maintain local canals and waterways impacted by the August red tide outbreak. The Nets to Neighbors campaign will provide local homeowner associations and neighborhoods with nets and buckets for local cleanup efforts.
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Manatee County unleashes G.T. Bray dog park expansion
08/23/2018
Local dog owners have a new and improved place to take their pups to play. G.T. Bray's Happy Tails Canine Park is now open after a five month expansion project.
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Manatee County Contracts Vendor to Clean Local Canals and Waterways of Red Tide Impacts
08/17/2018
Manatee County will expand its response to local red tide impacts by contracting with a vendor to remove red tide fish kills from smaller canals and waterways where fish have begun to foul local waters.
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Manatee County looks to new solutions to clean impacts from red tide
08/14/2018
County Commissioners today discussed how the County can assist private homeowners clear waterways, inlets and canals of sea life killed by the red tide outbreak.
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Manatee County Procurement awarded Achievement of Excellence
07/25/2018
Manatee County Procurement has been awarded the 23rd Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement award (AEP) for 2018 from the National Procurement Institute, Inc. (NPI).
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Manatee County advances plan to design, build Lincoln Park Pool
07/24/2018
The new Lincoln Park Pool took a giant leap forward today when County Commissioners unanimously approved a design-build contract with Jon F. Swift, Inc. to construct the pool over the next year.
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Manatee County Recognized as a Healthy Community Champion
07/12/2018
The Florida Department of Health is proud to recognize Manatee County as a 2018 Healthy Community Champion. Citing the county’s dedication to providing access to bicycle routes, parks, greenways, farm stands, a community orchard and a formal comprehensive employee wellness program, Manatee stood out as one of ten Florida counties to receive this honor.
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Manatee County Community Paramedicine Chief to receive state EMS Injury Prevention Award
07/03/2018
The Florida Department of Health has named Manatee County's Community Paramedicine Chief James Crutchfield recipient of its 2018 EMS Injury Prevention Award.
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Manatee County releases redesigned, user-friendly website
06/21/2018
Filled with beautiful local photography, packed with updated information and optimized for mobile phones and tablets, Manatee County Government today released a new website that's more user-friendly than ever before.
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