Administrative Services

The Administrative Services Department provides oversight of areas critical to the successful management of the City of Bradenton.

Divisions in this Department include Human Resources, Information Technology, Procurement, Utility Billing, and Family & Community Services. These are functions that keep the City running smoothly, and these support services are performed with integrity and respect, not only for the City’s employees but with the City’s citizens in mind.

Human Resources

Human Resources serves as a strategic partner in building, for today and tomorrow, a world class place to work where people want to come, want to stay and have opportunities to grow. Come see what we have to offer!

Utilities Customer Service

To open a new city water account, please visit our New Service page or call 941-932-9434. Our Utilities Customer Service Division is here to guide you through opening your account, and to help you with issues if they arise. We take pride in our excellent customer service; let us help!


Looking to do business with the City? Check our list of bids, both active and awarded, and learn what’s involved in becoming a City vendor.

CDBG, SHIP & Affordable Housing

Learn about the State Housing Initiative Partnership and how the city creates partnerships that produce and preserve affordable homeownership. Find out about Community Development Block Grants, where the money comes from and how it’s used.