Clerk's News

These are the most recent news items from the Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller.  For older articles please view the News Archive.

Special Passport Event Provides After Business Hours in May 2021  
Monday, April 12, 2021 --

If you’d like get a passport, but find it hard to apply for one because of your busy work/personal schedule, the Manatee Clerk’s Office wants to help you.  Next month, the Clerk’s Office will be offering special passport application hours to help those on tight schedules.  Passport services will be offered on Saturday, May 1st, 2021 from 8:30am to 12-noon.  No appointments are necessary on this da…

Manatee County Clerk’s Teen Court Holds Virtual Training in May
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 --

If your teen is interested in participating in the Manatee Clerk’s Office Teen Court/Teen Court Too Program as an Attorney, we are inviting them to an upcoming training program.  Training for volunteer youth attorneys will take place Virtually via Zoom, on Saturday, May 1st, 2021 from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm.

The training will educate teens on how to be a Teen Court/Teen Court Too Attorney in real cr…

Complimentary shredding day takes Place this Month
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 --

The Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller wants to help community members clean out old paperwork.  The Clerk’s office is sponsoring a complimentary shredding day for Manatee County residents on Saturday, April 17.

Individuals will have the opportunity to guard against identity theft and spring clean their personal and confidential documents through ShredQuick, a professional …

Manatee County Clerk’s Office Celebrates Sunshine Week 2021
Friday, March 12, 2021 --

In recognition of Sunshine Week (March 14 – 20, 2021), Angel Colonneso, Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller, is honoring Florida’s commitment to government in the sunshine.  Clerks play a vital role in providing access to important documents, including court and official records.

Florida has an extensive history of protecting citizens’ rights to have access to public informa…

THE MANATEE CLERK OF COURT CELEBRATES FINANCE PROFESSIONALS WEEK
Friday, March 12, 2021 --

An official proclamation, from the County of Manatee, designates March 15-19, 2021, as “Government Finance Professionals Week.”  The proclamation issued March 9, 2021, extends appreciation to all government finance professionals in the State of Florida and in the County of Manatee and acknowledges their hard work, dedication and leadership.

This Government Finance Professionals Week is sponsored …

THE MANATEE CLERK OF COURT CELEBRATES GOVERNMENT FINANCE PROFESSIONALS WEEK
Friday, March 12, 2021 --

An official proclamation, from Manatee County, designates March 15-19, 2021, as “Government Finance Professionals Week.”  The proclamation issued March 9, 2021, extends appreciation to all government finance professionals in the State of Florida and in the County of Manatee and acknowledges their hard work, dedication and leadership.

This Government Finance Professionals Week is sponsored by the …

A Closer Look at the Recording Department
Friday, March 5, 2021 --

What exactly does the Recording Department do at the Manatee Clerk’s Office?

Take a look at this video to find out: https://youtu.be/mSzSw1OtoSw

To read more about the Recording Department, be sure to visit our website at: https://www.manateeclerk.com/departments/recording/

 

Manatee Heritage Days to be held March 1-31, 2021
Monday, February 22, 2021 --

Manatee Heritage Days

Manatee Heritage Days to be held March 1-31, 2021
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          This year marks the 42nd year for Manatee Heritage Days, the time when Manatee County’s historical organizations and sites come together to celebrate our community’s heritage by providing opportunities for our area’s residents and visitors to experience the past.  Reenactmen…

Manatee County Clerk of Court Finds nearly 80-thousand dollars in Potential CARES Act Claims Fraudulent Activity
Friday, February 19, 2021 --

The Division of Inspector General at the Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller’s Office has identified a total of $77,000 of potential fraudulent activity in CARES Act claims and are currently reviewing more cases that could increase this amount. These cases have been referred to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office for investigation. The Inspector General’s Office has also pr…