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  • 14th Street Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Board

    The 14th Street Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Board considers and makes recommendations to the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) concerning redevelopment plans and amendments to the plan; review proposed annual work program, make recommendations to the Agency concerning such program and its implementation, and recommend project priorities; recommend incentives to further the redevelopment efforts. This Board was dissolved on June 17, 2014, per Resolution R-14-088
    Regular Meeting Schedule
    Monthly - Fourth Thursday 5:30 p.m.
    Peace Lutheran Church
    1611 30th Ave W Room 2
    Bradenton, FL
    Available Minutes
    May 2004 - Present
  • Administrative Hearing Officer

    Administrative Hearing Officer proceedings are dispute hearings covered under Ordinance 07-32.
    Regular Meeting Schedule
    As Called
    Available Minutes
    July 2007 – Present
  • Affordable Housing Advisory Committee

    The Affordable Housing Advisory Committee undertakes and fulfill all obligations imposed by the State Housing Initiative Partnership (SHIP) Act and Rules; review the established policies and procedures, ordinances, land development regulations, and comprehensive plan and recommend specific actions or initiatives to encourage or facilitate affordable housing; submit reports to the Board that include recommendations on, and evaluates the implementation of, affordable housing incentives.
    Regular Meeting Schedule
    As Called Administration Building 1112 Manatee Ave West Bradenton FL Or other identified locat
    Available Minutes
    June 2008 - Present
  • Board of County Commissioners

    The Manatee County Board of County Commissioners is composed of seven members. Five are elected from single districts and must live in the district which they represent. Two members represent the County at large and are elected by all the voters in Manatee County. Commissioners are elected for terms of four years. The Commissioners choose a Chairman and First, Second, and Third Vice-Chairman each year.
    Regular Meeting Schedule
    Weekly - Tuesdays 9:00 a.m. Administration Building First Floor Chambers 1112 Manatee Ave West Bradenton, FL
    Available Minutes
    April 1959 – Present
  • Board of Zoning Appeals

    The Board of Zoning Appeals heard certain requests for variances.
    Regular Meeting Schedule
    Dissolved by Ordinance 00-22
    Available Minutes
    May 1990 – May 1999
  • Civic Center Authority

    The Board of County Commissioners convene as the Civic Center Authority.
    Regular Meeting Schedule
    As Called
    Available Minutes
    January 1987 – Present
  • Code Enforcement Special Magistrate

    The Code Enforcement Special Magistrate hears Land Development Code or Building Code violations in which the property owners admit that they are in violation. The Special Master may set time limits for compliance and/or impose fines.
    Regular Meeting Schedule
    Monthly - Fourth Wednesday 10:00 a.m. Board Chambers Administration Building 1112 Manatee Ave West Bradenton, FL
    Available Minutes
    January 1991 to Present (SM)
  • Code Enforcement Board

    The Code Enforcement Board hears cases in which the property owner pleads that they are not in violation. This Board was dissolved on October 22, 2013, per Ordinance 13-043
    Regular Meeting Schedule
    Monthly - Second Wednesday 9:00 a.m. Board Chambers Administration Building 1112 Manatee Ave West Bradenton, FL
    Available Minutes
    November 1990 to present (CE)
  • Community Redevelopment Agency

    The Board of County Commissioners convene as the Community Redevelopment Agency.
    Regular Meeting Schedule
    As Called
    Available Minutes
    November 2002 – Present
  • Construction Code Board of Appeals

    Construction Code Board of Appeals hears requests for relief from construction codes.
    Regular Meeting Schedule
    As Called
    Available Minutes
    October 1997 – Present
  • Construction Trades Board

    The Construction Trades Board hears requests from individuals who wish to take examinations to become licensed contractors. Examples of examinations are: masonry, roofing, master plumber, and master electrician. The Board also hears disciplinary cases against those contractors who have had a complaint filed against them.
    Regular Meeting Schedule
    Twice Monthly Second & Fourth Wednesdays 3:30 p.m. Administration Building 1112 Manatee Ave West Bradenton, FL
    Available Minutes
    September 1994 – Present
  • Enterprise Zone Development Agency

    The Palmetto/North Manatee County Enterprise Zone Development Agency was established to provide economic growth and development in the state designated Enterprise Zone area.
    Regular Meeting Schedule
    As Called
    Available Minutes
    November 1995 to October 2005
  • Environmental Action Commission

    Environmental Action Commission
    Regular Meeting Schedule
    Sunsetted by Special Act of Florida Legislature 91-412
    Available Minutes
    June 1991 – August 1995
  • Environmental Lands Management and Acquisition Committee

    The Environmental Lands Management and Acquisition Committee (ELMAC) reviews plans to protect environmentally sensitive lands through acquisition or easement. ELMAC is also the Tree Advisory Board.
    Regular Meeting Schedule
    Even Numbered Months First Monday 6:30 p.m. Administration Building 1112 Manatee Ave West Bradenton, FL
    Available Minutes
    March 2000 - Present
  • Hearing Officer

    The Hearing Officer hears requests for Special Permits based on requirements of the Land Development Code. Examples of requests are a church in a residential area or a school in certain zoning districts.
    Regular Meeting Schedule
    As Called Administration Building 1112 Manatee Ave West Bradenton, FL
    Available Minutes
    December 1990 - Present
  • Historic Preservation Board

    The Historic Preservation Board hears requests for certain development in historic districts and historic vistas.

    Historic districts are designated as Whitfield, Cortez Fishing Village, and Terra Ceia Historic and Archaeological Overlay Districts. Historic vistas are areas surrounding historic places such as Gamble Mansion.

    Regular Meeting Schedule
    As Called Administration Building 1112 Manatee Ave West Bradenton, FL
    Available Minutes
    October 1990 - Present
  • Imagine Manatee Board

    Imagine Manatee was a Countywide visioning process, which included subcommittees and meeting throughout the County.
    Regular Meeting Schedule
    As Called
    Available Minutes
    August 2002 – July 2003
  • Nuisance Abatement Board

    The Nuisance Abatement Board hears cases in which two arrests within six months have been made at a property for prostitution, drugs, or gang activity.

    The Board has the authority to declare a place of premises to be a public nuisance and order the owner to abate such nuisance.

    Regular Meeting Schedule
    Held upon notice
    Available Minutes
    March 1997 - Present
  • Planning Commission

    The Planning Commission hears requests for land use items, and makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners. An example of a request heard by the Planning Commission would be a rezone of a parcel of land.
    Regular Meeting Schedule
    Monthly - Second Thursday 9:00 a.m. Administration Building 1112 Manatee Ave West Bradenton, FL
    Available Minutes
    October 1990 - Present
  • Port Authority

    The Board of County Commissioners convene as the Port Authority.
    Regular Meeting Schedule
    Monthly - Third Thursday Port Manatee
    Available Minutes
    June 1963 – Present
  • South County Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Board

    The South County Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Board considers and makes recommendations to the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) concerning redevelopment plans and amendments to the plan; review proposed annual work program, make recommendations to the Agency concerning such program and its implementation, and recommend project priorities; recommend incentives to further the redevelopment efforts. This Board was dissolved on June 17, 2014, per Resolution R-14-089
    Regular Meeting Schedule
    Monthly - Third Tuesday 5:30 p.m. Harllee Full Service Family Center 6423 9th St E Bradenton, FL
    Available Minutes
    June 2004 - Present
  • Transportation Advisory Task Force

    The Transportation Advisory Board was a Blue Ribbon Panel, which had the task of addressing transportation priorities in the County.
    Regular Meeting Schedule
    Currently Inactive.
    Available Minutes
    May 2001 – July 2002
  • Unlicensed Construction Activities Panel

    The Unlicensed Construction Activities Panel hears charges against individuals and businesses that have been cited with performing or advertising work for which a license is required.
    Regular Meeting Schedule
    Monthly - Second Monday 2:00 p.m. Administration Building 1112 Manatee Ave West Bradenton FL
    Available Minutes
    September 1994 – Present
  • Value Adjustment Board and Special Magistrate

    The Value Adjustment Board and the Value Adjustment Board Special Magistrate hear petitions regarding exemptions, classifications, and ad valorem tax values.

    In August the Property Appraiser mails Truth in Millage notices known as TRIM notices. Property owners contesting the assessed valuation of property may file a petition and have a hearing before the Special Magistrate. Based on the evidence and testimony presented by the property owner, the Special Magistrate makes a recommendation to the Value Adjustment Board.

    Regular Meeting Schedule
    Hearings are held at various times beginning in September.
    Available Minutes
    September 1976 - Present
  • Work Sessions

    Board of County Commissioners Work Sessions are to discuss items on an agenda. No action is taken at these sessions.
    Regular Meeting Schedule
    As Called
    Available Minutes
    January 2010 - Present