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Manatee County, LBK officials to meet, collaborate on improvements

Longboat Key and Manatee County officials are set for a joint meeting Dec. 1 to tackle an agenda that deals with capital improvements, services and collaboration.

The four-point agenda listed the following topics:

  • A discussion on the challenges Longboat Key faces due to being included partly in Manatee County and partly in Sarasota County.
  • An update on the process to replace a wastewater pipeline that extends from Longboat Key underwater across Sarasota Bay to the mainland and a county treatment facility.
  • County transit services on Longboat Key.
  • Renourishment and erosion control plans for Coquina Beach in Bradenton Beach.

The meeting will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, at the county administration building, 1112 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. People can attend in person or follow by video at