BRADENTON, Fla. — The Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller is celebrating Juror Appreciation Week from April 28 through May 4, 2019 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 this 7-day timeframe will be provided coffee and pastries as a small token of appreciation for their service.
“Jury service is a fundamental facet of our government,” said Angel Colonneso, the Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller. “Jurors are the cornerstone of our justice system and another way to serve your country and community. We want jurors to feel appreciated and know how much we value their time and commitment to our system of 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.