Bradenton, Fla. – The Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller has published Manatee County’s first Annual Debt Report for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2020. This Annual Debt Report provides the public a detailed look at the County’s comprehensive debt. 

Manatee County’s debt is comprised of several types of bonds to include, non-self supporting revenue bonds and self-supporting revenue bonds, as well as various notes and loans which are all defined within the report. Manatee County’s bonds all carry a credit rating of the highest quality as determined by several bond rating agencies. Manatee County and their financial advisors actively monitor market conditions for opportunities to finance planned improvements or reduce the cost of outstanding debt.

Manatee County Clerk and Comptroller Angelina “Angel” Colonneso is proud to present the first Annual Debt Report for Manatee County. “This publication presents a transparent look at the outstanding debt held by Manatee County. This is an excellent reporting tool for our citizens, officials, and prospective businesses wishing to relocate to our beautiful County,” said Colonneso.

Additionally, while this report focuses solely on the County’s financial indebtedness, it also provides readers a trip down memory lane. The report is adorned with photos from the past displaying iconic Manatee County landmarks.

Readers can access a copy of this report online on the Manatee County Clerk’s website at https://bit.ly/annual-debt-report-fy-19-20.  

About the Clerk’s Office

The Clerk of Circuit Court was established as a public trustee by the Florida Constitution in 1838. The Clerk of the Circuit Court serves as the Clerk of Courts, the Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners, Auditor, Recorder, and Custodian of all County Funds. In Manatee County, the Clerk’s office also administers a local child support enforcement program, violence protection advocacy program, and Teen Court programs. Located at 1115 Manatee Avenue West in downtown Bradenton, the Courthouse is open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Please be sure to visit our website at: www.manateeclerk.com.

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