BRADENTON, Fla. – In honor of Veteran’s Day, the Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller is honoring military veterans and active-duty personnel by providing complimentary passport photographs with a passport application throughout November.
“We want to show our appreciation for those who served our country to protect our freedoms,” said Angel Colonneso, Manatee County Clerk of Circuit Court and Comptroller. “While our resources are limited in the public sector, our team decided to implement this small token of our appreciation as a way to simply say thank you to our veterans.”
Applicants will be asked to provide a DD214 and/or military identification for the waived passport photograph fee.
About the Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller
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.