Submit Public Comment

The Board of County Commissioners meetings typically begin at 9:00 a.m. in the Manatee County Administration Building at 1112 Manatee Avenue West in downtown Bradenton.  Please refer to the agenda or monthly calendar to confirm meeting times and locations.

The meetings can be viewed live on www.mymanatee.org/mga and on Manatee Government Access (MGA) Spectrum channel 644, Verizon channel 30, and Comcast channel 20.

To enter your comments into the public record for an upcoming meeting, you may do so in the following ways:

  • You may deliver your comments in person to Commissioners during the meeting. 
  • You may fill out the comment form below in advance of the meeting. Be sure to include your name and submit your remarks by the meeting deadline. County Commissioners may not receive your comments before the meeting if the form is submitted after the deadline.
  • With the exception of quasi-judicial items, you may deliver your comments by phone by calling in during the meeting. Dial 1-888-788-0099 or 1-877-853-5247 and enter the Meeting ID Number (followed by #).
    • Thursday, September 1, 2022 - Board of County Commissioners Land Use Meeting - Meeting ID 831 8147 7578
    • Tuesday, September 6, 2022 - Board of County Commissioners Meeting - Meeting ID 822 9913 1786
    • Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - Board of County Commissioners Budget Meeting (6:00 p.m.) - Meeting ID 894 7808 1696
    • Thursday, September 8, 2022 - Planning Commission - Meeting ID 867 5746 1832
    • Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - Board of County Commissioners Special Meeting (8:30 a.m.) - Meeting ID 832 6400 2611
    • Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - Board of County Commissioners Budget Meeting (6:00 p.m.) - Meeting ID 816 3577 0107
    • Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - Board of County Commissioners Special Meeting - Meeting ID 856 8794 0367
    • Thursday, September 22, 2022 - Board of County Commissioners Land Use Meeting - Meeting ID 893 1409 7350
    • Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - Board of County Commissioners Regular Meeting - Meeting ID 813 2563 6414

    Dial-in Instructions: 

    • Dial one of the Zoom numbers and enter the Meeting ID Number (followed by #).
    • There are no participant IDs, please press (#)
    • You will be placed into the call on mute
    • (*) 9 to raise hand
    • (*) 6 to unmute

Deadline for Public Comment

  • Online written comments for the September 1, 2022 Land Use Meeting must be submitted by Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at 2:00 p.m.
  • Online written comments for the September 6, 2022 Special Meeting must be submitted by Friday, September 2, 2022, at 2:00 p.m.
  • Online written comments for the September 7, 2022 Budget Meeting must be submitted by Friday, September 2, 2022, at 2:00 p.m.
  • Online written comments for the September 8, 2022 Planning Commission must be submitted by Tuesday, September 6, 2022, at 2:00 p.m.
  • Online written comments for the September 13, 2022 Regular and Budget Meetings must be submitted by Friday, September 9, 2022, at 2:00 p.m.
  • Online written comments for the September 20, 2022 Special Meeting must be submitted by Friday, September 16, 2022, at 2:00 p.m.
  • Online written comments for the September 22, 2022 Land Use Meeting must be submitted by Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at 2:00 p.m.
  • Online written comments for the September 27, 2022 Regular Meeting must be submitted by Friday, September 23, 2022, at 2:00 p.m.