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This Week in Local Government: August 18-22, 2014 (Updated 8/9)


BRADENTON – Early voting in the primary election continues from Monday until Saturday. The Manatee Tourist Development Council will meet on Monday. The BOCC will convene for a work session in the morning (with a report on "the development of a plan to address redevelopment concepts and economic development growth opportunities in the Southwest County Improvement District") and another in the afternoon (with a discussion on health benefits for full-time vs. part-time employees) two work sessions on Tuesday. (Update: the Palmetto City Commission will have a budget workshop Tuesday evening.) The Bradenton City Council will workshop on Wednesday, and the Manatee Port Authority will meet on Thursday, with a presentation by Tampa Bay World LLC CEO Neil Cosentino on possible future project for improving economic growth for Tampa Bay.

Monday August 18

Tourist Development Council (TDC) Meeting

9:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Holmes Beach City Hall

5801 Marina Drive

Holmes Beach

Tuesday August 19

BCC Work Session: (1) Tax Collector; (2) HWWG/SW TIF; (3) Surplus Property (Real Property) Ordinance (Agenda)

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Manatee Room/4th Floor Admin Bldg

County Administrative Center

1112 Manatee Avenue West


BCC Work Session: Solid Waste Franchise Agreements (Agenda)

1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Manatee Room/4th Floor Admin Bldg

County Administrative Center

1112 Manatee Avenue West


Palmetto City Commission Budget Workshop

5:30 p.m.

Palmetto City Hall Commission Chambers

516 8th Avenue West


Wednesday August 20

Bradenton City Council Workshop (Agenda)

Auditorium Conference Room

1005 Barcarrota Boulevard


Thursday August 21

Manatee Port Authority Meeting (Agenda)

9:00 a.m.

Port Manatee Intermodal Center

1905 Intermodal Circle


Friday August 22

No meetings

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.


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