Long Bar Pointe meeting moved to larger venue

July 16, 2013 

MANATEE -- The afternoon portion of Manatee County Commission's Aug. 6 land use meeting has been moved to the Bradenton Area Convention Center to accommodate a large crowd expected for the proposed Long Bar Pointe project, the county announced Monday.

The afternoon meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the convention center, 1 Haben Blvd., Palmetto, according to a news release. The morning meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in the first-floor County Commission Chambers of Manatee County Administrative Center, 1112 Manatee Ave., Bradenton.

The Aug. 6 Council of Governments meeting has been canceled, and two other scheduled proposals have also been postponed: Hillwood Preserve and its developers, Mary Jane Martin Smith and Richard Martin, are seeking rezone and general development approval to be allowed to build up to 195 homes on 79 acres off of Waterline Road; and the McMullen Creek RV Park is seeking rezone and general development approval for an RV park on 92 acres at Bayshore and Palm View roads to allow up to 320 trailer park units and 252 RV sites.

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