Friday, December 17, 2010

Manatee Legislative Delegation to meet

BRADENTON — The Manatee County Legislative Delegation meeting is scheduled 8 a.m.-noon Jan. 18  at the Manatee County Commission Chambers, 1112 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton.

The delegation is now setting the agenda for the hearing, according to a press release from Sen. Mike Bennett, R-Bradenton.

 Anyone interested in making a presentation to the delegation should call Bennett’s office at (941) 727-6349. Anyone who intends to propose local legislation, is required to submit certain forms with their presentation. Information can be found at:

Given the state’s budget challenges, the delegation will not be receiving or hearing requests for appropriations.

According to the rules of the Manatee County Legislative Delegation, presentation materials in their entirety must be made available to members of the delegation at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. This is to provide members with time to review the material and prepare any questions.

 In order to meet this deadline, Bennett asked that complete presentation materials be received at his office at 3653 Cortez Road, Suite 90, Bradenton, FL 34210, no later than 5 p.m. Jan. 11. Any materials received after this deadline will not be included in the delegation notebooks.

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