Manatee County

Manatee County, Florida

PO Box 25400
Bradenton, FL 34206
Phone: (941) 749-1800
Fax: (941) 741-4083
www.co.manatee.fl.us

On central Gulf coast, south of Tampa; organized Jan 9, 1855 from Hillsborough County. Name Origin: For the manatee, or sea cow, an endangered aquatic mammal found in the local waterways

Area (sq mi):: 892.75 (land 741.03; water 151.72) Population per square mile: 414.00
Population 2005: 306,779 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 16.20%; 1990-2000 24.70% Population 2000: 264,002 (White 80.60%; Black or African American 8.20%; Hispanic or Latino 9.30%; Asian 0.90%; Other 4.60%). Foreign born: 8.40%. Median age: 43.60
Income 2000: per capita $22,388; median household $38,673; Population below poverty level: 10.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,439-$31,669
Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 23.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Bradenton County seat (53,136)
  • Palmetto (13,132)

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    Michael Saunders & Company has 12 offices with three locations in Manatee County. Bradenton office: 4400 Manatee Ave.
    Invitation for Bids: Manatee county detention facility washer and dryer replacement
    She's held the position of vice president of the biggest real estate company in Manatee County, served on local and state industry boards, is good naturedly referred to as the "Queen of the Ranchettes" and was named Manatee County Realtor of the Year in 1995 by her peers - a distinction she especially cherishes.
    Manatee County, a political subdivision of the State of Florida, ( County) is seeking proposals for a long-term lease of the Old Jail section of the building located at the Judicial Center, 1051 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton, Florida.
    The Work included in this Invitation for Bids consists of the removal and replacement of approximately 25,916 linear feet of the sub drain system along multiple streets within the Greenbrook subdivision located southeast of Lorraine Road and Greenbrook Boulevard in eastern Manatee County. The County will consider two options for completing the Work within the Greenbrook subdivision as follows: Option #1: The Work in this option shall include the relocation of the sub drain along both sides of the streets from behind the curb to in front of the curb in the roadway.
    Manatee County is seeking professional service firms, agencies, companies, corporations, partnerships, individuals, organizations and/or other legal entities organized under the laws of the State of Florida to provide Wildlife Biologist and Ecologist Services as directed by the Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources Department.
    Notes: information conference will be held at 11:00 a.M on june 14, 2016 at the manatee county administration building, 8th floor, staples conference room, 1112 manatee avenue west, bratenton, fl 34205.
    In Manatee County, the firm is to specifically focus on a loan production office.
    Manatee County would lose about $22.8 million and Sarasota would lose $47.8 million in tax revenue if the decision went against them.
    (http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/state--regional/petition-replace-confederate-monument-with-statue-snooty-the-manatee/Va5PiSLUPc375R0i37aKXK/) The Palm Beach Post reported that two other petitions had also come up - one to (https://www.change.org/p/manatee-county-commission-rename-lakewood-ranch-in-honor-of-snooty) rename Lakewood Ranch, a planned community area in the city, after Snooty and another (https://www.change.org/p/manatee-county-board-of-education-name-the-new-high-school-in-manatee-county-florida-snooty-the-manatee-high-school-after-snooty-the-manatee) asked  that a new high school in Manatee County be called "Snooty the Manatee High school."
    The Manatee County Bar Association recognized two members for their record of service to the community.
    March is a member of the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee's Young Professionals Network, and volunteers for the Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources Department.