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***  May 22nd 5:00 pm - May 26th 8:30 am***

All Clerk websites and online services will be taken offline for a planned maintenance window over the Memorial day weekend.  None of the Clerks websites will be available from 5:00 pm Friday May 22nd through 8:00 am Tuesday May 26th.  

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  • Grand Reopening of the Historic Courtroom

    Save the Date!

    Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. 

    Manatee County's original courtroom has been restored to its 1913 grandeur. Witness its reopening and be part of its new history.

    Invitations to follow in June

    See flyer for printable version. 
  • Operation Green Light - A Local Success

    Thursday, May 07, 2015—Operation Green Light, the statewide collection initiative held on Saturday, April 18th, that allowed citizens to pay costs and fines on cases referred to collections  in full; not to pay the collection agency surcharge, and reinstate their suspended driver licenses, was a success. Our office collected over $72,700 during the 5-hour event.  Full payment of cases in collections was made on 265 cases, allowing for 34 driver license reinstatements, and 139 driver licenses made eligible for reinstatement.


  • Clerk Receives Highest Award for Financial Reporting

    Friday, April 24, 2015—For the 36th consecutive year, Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller, R.B. "Chips" Shore, has been presented with the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the County’s comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR), for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014. This Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by government and its management.  
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