Manatee County Referendum

A Victory for People and Nature!

  • On November 3rd, 71% of Manatee County voters voted FOR the “Water Quality, Fish and Wildlife Habitat Preservation and Parks” funding measure on the ballot.
  • This measure provides dedicated county funding for water quality protection, natural areas preservation and parks in Manatee County
  • Thank your Manatee County commissioners for letting the people vote and decide! 
  • Learn more about the benefits of this referendum at www.voteforwaterandland.org 

Ballot Language

WATER QUALITY PROTECTION, FISH AND WILDLIFE HABITAT PRESERVATION, AND PARK AD VALOREM TAX AND BONDS

To finance the acquisition, improvement, and management of land to protect drinking water sources and water quality, preserve fish and wildlife habitat, prevent stormwater runoff pollution, and provide parks, shall Manatee County levy an additional 0.15 mill ad valorem tax and issue general obligation bonds in a total principal amount not exceeding $50,000,000,  maturing  within 20 years, bearing interest not exceeding the legal rate, payable from such ad valorem taxes, with annual public audits?

 FOR BONDS ___

AGAINST BONDS ___

FAQs

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