Manatee County accepting applications for Children's Services Advisory Board (2)

Manatee County accepting applications for Children's Services Advisory Board
Posted on 08/10/2020

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (Aug. 10, 2020) – Manatee County is now accepting applications for four open seats on the Children’s Services Advisory Board (CSAB). The volunteer board makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners about priorities and expenditures of the County’s dedicated millage for children’s services.

The CSAB meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 3 p.m. in the Manatee County Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. The board meets weekly during the annual program funding review process and a full-day retreat in October each year.

To qualify for consideration, applicants must be residents of Manatee County. The open seats on the CSAB are for two- or three-year terms that begin October 1. The vacancies include:

  • one NAACP representative
  • one School Board representative
  • two child advocates, not affiliated with any agency receiving County funds

Employees, owners or voting board members of agencies that receive funding from Manatee County, or individuals who contract with agencies that receive County funding, are not eligible to serve as a child advocate on this advisory board.

Applications must be submitted by Thurs., Sept. 1 at 4 p.m. Applications must include: 1) Advisory Board Application, 2) Children’s Services Advisory Board Supplemental Questions (located within the Advisory Board Application), and 3) a resume or a Curriculum Vitae (CV).  View the application.

For more information, call (941) 749-3030 or email [email protected].