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Manatee Clerk’s office, Manatee County Government awarded the Triple Crown medallion for exceptional financial reporting
Published: 7/27/2021

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).

The Triple Crown medallion is awarded to governments that achieve all three annual awards granted by the association in one year. This year is the first year that GFOA has prese…

Florida Clerks Recognize Senator Jim Boyd as Legislator of the Year
Published: 7/23/2021

BRADENTON, Fla -- The Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller and 2021-22 Florida Court Clerks and Comptroller (FCCC) President Angel Colonneso gathered together with fellow Clerks and Comptrollers on Tuesday, July 20, in the historic courtroom within the Manatee Clerk’s Office to present Senator Jim Boyd with the Clerk Legislator of the Year Award for his support of Clerks durin…

Manatee County Clerk offers property owners a free service to alert them to property fraud
Published: 7/23/2021

The Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller offers a free public service for property owners to protect themselves against property fraud. 

Property fraud occurs when scammers file official-looking records such as deeds or a lien against a property. Unless the property owner is periodically checking the Official Records, these fraudulent documents remain undetected. 

The Manate…

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