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 in the Honorable Patricia M. Glass Chambers at the Manatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton,
  • You may fill out the public 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,
  • You can request to speak 24 hours before the meeting date (9:00 a.m. the day before). To sign in to speak prior to the meeting go to Public Speaker Sign-Up Form, and/or
  • 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 #).
    • Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - Board of County Commissioners Meeting - Meeting ID 823 6001 1844
    • Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - Board of County Commissioners Regular Meeting (8:30 a.m.) - Meeting ID 842 7057 2499
    • Thursday, December 8, 2022 - Planning Commission Meeting - Meeting ID 
    • Tuesday, December 13, 2022 - Board of County Commissioners Work Session - Meeting ID 845 7456 0197
    • Thursday, December 15, 2022 - Board of County Commissioners Land Use Meeting - Meeting ID 

    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 November 29, 2022 Regular Meeting must be submitted by Monday, November 28, 2022, at 2:00 p.m.
  • Online written comments for the December 6, 2022 Regular Meeting must be submitted by Friday, December 2, 2022, at 2:00 p.m.
  • Online written comments for the December 8, 2022 Planning Commission Meeting must be submitted by Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at 2:00 p.m.
  • Online written comments for the December 13, 2022 Work Session must be submitted by Friday, December 9, 2022, at 2:00 p.m.
  • Online written comments for the December 15, 2022 Land Use Meeting must be submitted by Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at 2:00 p.m.