BRADENTON, Fla. — From May 6 through May 12, 2018, the Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller is celebrating Juror Appreciation Week to recognize Manatee County residents who have completed jury duty and highlight the honor and importance of serving on a jury.
Jurors who serve during the week of May 7 through May 11 will be provided coffee and doughnuts as a small token of appreciation for their service.
“Jury service is a vital aspect of our government,” said Angel Colonneso, the Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller. “When you serve as a juror, you not only serve your country but you serve as an integral part of the justice system.We want jurors to feel appreciated and to know how much we value their time and commitment to our system of our justice.”
About the Manatee County Clerk of the Court
The Florida Constitution established the Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller as a public trustee, independently elected to protect public funds and public records while executing the functions of Clerk of the Circuit Court, County Comptroller, Treasurer and Auditor, Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners and County Recorder.The Clerk oversees a staff of more than 275 people, responsible for performing nearly 1,000 constitutional or statutory functions or duties, representing the broadest and most diverse mantle of responsibility of any locally elected official. The citizens of Manatee County elect the Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller to a four-year term. Currently, Angelina M. Colonneso serves as the Clerk of the Court. For more information, call 941-749-1800 or visit www.ManateeClerk.com.