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Aquatic Center Poised for More Summer Excitement
05/23/2022
After an unprecedented demand for opening weekend access, Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources leaders are excited to announce the initial operating hours of the Lincoln Aquatic Center.
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Affordable Housing Advisory Board Openings (7)
05/23/2022
Manatee County is accepting applications for seven seats on the Affordable Housing Advisory Board, a volunteer committee that makes recommendations to County Commissioners to encourage or facilitate affordable housing.
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Residents Ready to Flock to Lincoln Aquatic Center
05/20/2022
The Lincoln Aquatic Center facility is already a hit, taking less than eight hours for all the test-splash slots to fill up at the soft-opening Memorial Day Weekend located in Palmetto.
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Making a Splash This Memorial Day Weekend
05/19/2022
Individuals and families can reserve a two-hour swim slot over Memorial Day Weekend at the brand-new multi-million-dollar Lincoln Aquatic Center.
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Manatee County Adopt-A-Palooza set for next weekend
05/11/2022
The 6th Annual Adopt-A-Palooza will be held on Saturday, May 21 at the Bradenton Area Convention Center, 1 Haben Boulevard in Palmetto. Hours are 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Admission and parking are FREE.
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Saluting 50 Years of Emergency Medical Services
05/10/2022
The Manatee County Board of County Commissioners honored Manatee County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) with a proclamation to kick off EMS Week (MAY 15 to 21) 2022. At the same time, Manatee County EMS unveiled a brand new 50th-Anniversary "throwback" designed ambulance.
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Manatee County sets Federal Legislative Priorities
05/09/2022
Ahead of a planned trip to the Nation’s Capital this week, Manatee County leaders are releasing a list of their Federal Legislative Priorities.
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Manatee County dedicates state-of-the-art Racquet sports complex
05/06/2022
Scores of tennis and pickleball enthusiasts joined Manatee County leaders today to dedicate the new newly renovated C.V. Walton Racquet Center at G. T. Bray Park.
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Manatee County Development Services Builds with the Community
05/05/2022
In one of the fastest-growing, most vibrant, and evolving counties in the country, Manatee County Development Services is streamlining its processes to help monitor and coordinate that growth.
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Manatee County Hurricane Preparedness Expo helps residents get ready
05/04/2022
Manatee County residents will have an opportunity to get expert advice on keeping themselves, their families and their property protected at Manatee County's Hurricane Preparedness Expo.
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Manatee County Highlights New Courts and a New Street Name
05/03/2022
Highlighting what’s new and exciting in Manatee County’s G.T. Bray Park, a ribbon cutting for new pickleball courts -- and the dedication of a newly-named street -- will take place Friday morning, May 6.
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Manatee County highlights Median Plantings on Arbor Day 2022
04/29/2022
On National Arbor Day 2022, Manatee County is “taking it to the streets” to show off a unique way to help soften urban hardscapes by planting shrubs, plants and trees in medians between traffic lanes.
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Manatee County Leaders Prepare for Hurricane Season
04/22/2022
Emergency Management personnel and Manatee County leaders were able to survive a Category 3 Hurricane simulation today at the county’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC). It was only a drill!
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Manatee County seeking applications for Value Adjustment Board vacancy
04/15/2022
Manatee County has an opening for a citizen member on the 2022 Value Adjustment Board (VAB) – whose members hear appeals regarding denied property tax exemptions, petitions relating to assessments, and requests concerning ad valorem tax deferrals.
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Manatee County seeking applications for Construction Trades Board (4)
04/15/2022
Manatee County is now accepting applications for four openings on the Construction Trades Board. Two (2) openings are for consumer representatives, and two (2) others are for state-licensed contractors
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Manatee County Government Seeking New Employees
04/01/2022
Local job seekers can learn about – and apply for -- “Work that Matters” at Manatee County's upcoming Job Fair. Hiring managers from Manatee County Government will be on hand to showcase and recruit for many of their current, open employment opportunities.
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Manatee County Area Transit Switching Gears
03/25/2022
Following the announced retirement of two managers, Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT) workers were relieved to hear that the road ahead is clear.
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Investigation Progress Report
03/25/2022
In a five-page memorandum to County Commissioners, Manatee County Administrator Scott Hopes is addressing concerns identified in a a recent Inspector General Investigation Report into allegations of favoritism and misconduct in the county’s Building and Development Services Department.
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Manatee County Administration Addresses Inspector General Report
03/23/2022
Following the release of an Investigation Report into allegations of favoritism and misconduct in the former Building and Development Services Department, Manatee County Administrator Scott Hopes made it clear that things have changed.
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Code Enforcement deploys Sweeps Teams to help clean up Manatee County 
03/22/2022
Manatee County Code Enforcement personnel are doing their part to assist with residents’ Spring Cleaning this year… but they will continue their “sweeps” activities right through the end of 2022.
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Manatee County takes over Bishop SPCA property
03/15/2022
Manatee County has officially taken over the management and operation of the Bishop Animal Shelter from the Bishop Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Manatee County.
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Manatee County to host Supplier Outreach Symposium
03/14/2022
To increase its outreach efforts, Manatee County’s Procurement Division will host a Supplier Outreach Symposium for suppliers to meet with Manatee County departments.
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Manatee County Utilities customers urged to save water
03/11/2022
Leaders with the Manatee County Utilities Department (MCUD) want to remind residents of the importance of conserving water during Florida’s “Dry Season.”
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Coquina South Boat Ramp closing for repairs
03/10/2022
Construction to expand and renovate the Coquina Key Boat Ramp on Gulf Drive South on Bradenton Beach is ready to begin. Contractors will close the facility on March 21.
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Manatee County Government realigns to serve its mission
03/04/2022
With an eye to enhancing service, increasing community engagement, and fostering more efficient and effective processes, Manatee County Government is reorganizing to better serve the County’s mission.
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Manatee County names new Neighborhood Services Director
02/08/2022
Lee Washington, a long-time leader in Manatee County Veterans and Community Services, has been named to Director of Neighborhood Services. Mr. Washington – who had been serving as Interim Director – was unanimously approved by Manatee County Commissioners today.
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Manatee Commissioners Outline County Concerns as 2022 Legislative Session Begins
01/11/2022
Making the needs of Manatee County citizens known -- in no uncertain terms -- all seven commissioners combined their voices for a message to the Florida Legislature.
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Manatee County names new directors for Information Technology Services and Building and Development Services
01/03/2022
A pair of new leaders started their supervisory roles with Manatee County Government today. Courtney De Pol takes over as the Director of Building and Development Services and Andrew T. (Drew) Richardson is the new head of Information Technology Services.
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Piney Point deep well drilling begins
12/22/2021
Drilling is underway at the Piney Point Deep Injection Well (DIW) site on Buckeye Road in Palmetto. The drilling commenced just before 10 am today, with Dr. Hopes at the controls, actually drilling the first few feet -- exactly eight months after the County submitted the initial application for the well’s construction on April 22, 2021.
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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 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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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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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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Manatee County Annual Report highlights a busy 2021
Manatee County Administrator Scott Hopes is inviting all County residents – and anyone else who is interested -- to check out the 2021 Manatee County Annual Report.
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