Kevin Van Ostenbridge, a lifelong resident, businessman, and community advocate has filed to run for the District 3 seat on the Manatee County Board of Commissioners, which is up for election in November 2020.

As a lifelong resident of West Manatee County, Mr. Van Ostenbridge has witnessed firsthand the challenges and transformation that Manatee County has faced. He believes that we are in a critical time in Manatee County’s history. Mr. Van Ostenbridge is running on a campaign to protect our community’s quality of life, safeguarding beaches and estuaries, fighting tax increases, revitalizing West Bradenton, and cultivating responsible growth; and believes that through these policies, we can keep Manatee County great.

“I’m running for Manatee County Commission District 3 because I believe that we are in need of a principled conservative leader who will proactively and responsibly prepare our County for many generations to come.”

– Kevin Van Ostenbridge

About Kevin Van Ostenbridge

Kevin Van Ostenbridge is a lifelong resident of West Manatee County and is a third generation graduate of Manatee High School. Mr. Van Ostenbridge began his career in real estate on Anna Maria Island, and continues today with Boyd Realty. In 2015, he founded a Bradenton-based excursion company, Be Easy Tours, one of Florida’s signature seasonal motor coach tour providers. Mr. Van Ostenbridge is an active member of our community and volunteers with many organizations including: a member of the Republican Executive Committee and the Manatee County Republican Club, serving on the transportation and legislative committees for the Manatee County Chamber of Commerce, the City of Bradenton’s Planning Commission, Bradenton Kiwanis Club, Manatee High School football, and is a graduate of Leadership Manatee. Mr. Van Ostenbridge has built strong relationships in our community, personally and professionally, and looks forward to continuing to serve the community on the Manatee County Board of Commissioners.


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