BRADENTON -- It's a slow week in local government because of the New Year holiday. The Manatee County Commission will meet for the first time in 2013 for a special land use meeting on Thursday. Meanwhile, the Bradenton City Council will convene for a special meeting Wednesday to swear in members serving terms beginning in January.
Monday December 31
Tuesday January 1
New Year's Day
All Government offices closed
Wednesday January 2
Bradenton City Council Swearing in Ceremony
City Hall Council Chambers
101 Old Main St.
This meeting is to swear in elected officials serving new terms starting in January.
Thursday January 3
Manatee County Land Use Meeting (agenda)
1st floor County Administration Building
1112 Manatee Ave West
Editor's Note: This Week in Local Government lists scheduled meetings of the various municipal governments who are covered in this publication, for which meeting results will be posted the next day after the meeting occurs. That includes the Manatee County Commission, Manatee County Planning Commission, Tourist Development Council and Port Authority, as well as the Manatee School Board, Sarasota-Manatee MPO, Bradenton City Council and Palmetto City Commission. For other meetings including island governments, downtown development authorities, CRA, fire boards, historical councils, code enforcement boards, and nuisance abatement boards, please refer to the specific municipality's calendar on their official website. In instances where multiple boards convene on the same day and we are not able to cover all meetings due to staff limitations, meetings are prioritized for coverage at our discretion.