Manatee County Commission approves contract of new administrator Charlie Bishop
SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - On Tuesday, the Manatee County Commission unanimously approved Charlie Bishop’s contract by a vote of 6-0. He has now officially been named the new Manatee County Administrator.
It’s a three-year contract, paying Bishop $220,000 a year and the use of a car.
Bishop was appointed on Sept. 12 as the new Manatee County Administrator. Previously, he had been the acting Administrator for Manatee County since August 2023 after serving as a Deputy County Administrator for two years.
He started with Manatee County as a Project Manager in 2001 and has been the Facilities Services Manager, Infrastructure Division Manager, Construction Services Division Manager and for almost 12 years, the Director of Property Management.
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