The Anna Maria Island Sun Newspaper

Vol. 10 No. 29 - April 21, 2010


Recall efforts to begin this week

ANNA MARIA — Volunteers will start going door-to-door this week asking registered voters to sign a petition to recall City Commissioner Harry Stoltzfus, who was elected last November.

Anna Maria resident Bob Carter notified Mayor Fran Barford last Thursday that the Recall Harry Stoltzfus Committee will begin collecting signatures for a recall starting on April 22. Carter, who heads the committee, said he is not usually involved in politics.

“Basically, I’m an OK guy with our government,” Carter said. “But when I started reading the e-mails, I couldn’t not get engaged.”

Stoltzfus has come under fire as a result of some e-mails that he has been forced to release because of a public records request. He has been named in a lawsuit seeking the e-mails he received in performance of his duties as a commissioner.

Carter said he started the recall petition because “nobody else stepped for-ward.” “I really believe that most people prefer that we would obey the Sunshine Laws and have transparency in government,” he said.

Carter said the more he read of the released e-mails, the more he thought he did, in fact, want to do something about the situation.

“My focus is on the Sunshine Laws, transparency and public trust,” he said. “That’s what it’s all about for me. This is not about personalities.”

Under the city charter, the voters can work to recall any elected official under the Florida statutes dealing with recalls.

The recall petition states misfeasance and malfeasance as the grounds for the recall. Misfeasance is improper and unlawful execution of an act that in itself is lawful and proper. Malfeasance is misconduct, especially by a public official.

The petition further claims that Stoltzfus violated the Sunshine Laws by holding “electronic meetings and using liaisons to discuss public business.”

The petition also states that the com-missioner’s e-mails contained “libelous and inflammatory remarks concerning city staff, citizens and professional consultants, in violation of the city’s stated policy against personal attacks, which expose the city to significant legal expense.”

There is a section in the petition that reads, “He has also made numerous statements in violation of the requirement for a fair hearing in a quasi-judicial proceeding, thus abusing his author-ity in order to achieve a desired result.

“Public records reveal that Stoltzfus employed ‘evasive devices’ in order to intentionally circumvent State Statures,” the petition continues.

Finally, the petition states that Stoltzfus conspired with others to deceive citizens and bring financial harm to the city by encouraging potentially harmful and expensive legal action against the city while hiding his own involvement.

The recall effort can’t begin until an elected official has served at least a quarter of his/her term. In Anna Maria, where commissioners are elected to two-year terms, that means the recall effort can’t be submitted to the Supervisor of Elections until mid-May when Stoltzfus will have served six months in office.

Once the recall drive is launched this week, Carter must secure the signatures of at least 10 percent of the city’s registered voters.

The Supervisor of Elections Web site lists 1,368 registered voters in Anna Maria, so the recall committee must col-lect a minimum of 137 signatures.

The petitions have to be turned into the city clerk within 30 days after the first signature is received, according to City Clerk Alice Baird.

Carter stated in his letter to Barford that he expected to have the requisite number of signatures collected by May 17.Then, the Manatee County Supervisor of Elections has 60 days or less to verify all the signatures as registered voters.

At that point, if enough signatures are verified, Stoltzfus will have five days to submit a 200-word statement in his own defense.

Carter then has 60 days to get 15 percent (or 205) of the registered votes to sign the petition containing the origi-nal recall statement and Stoltzfus’ defensive statement.

If these signatures are verified, a recall election would be set “no sooner than 30 days after a five-day notification period and no later than 60 days,” the state statute on recall elections reads.

The cost to verify signatures is 10 cents, which is to cover the expense of the verification by the Supervisor of Elections.

Carter said his committee will ask each person who signs to donate a dime to cover the expense.

Carter has lived with his family in Anna Maria for four years. He served on the Anna Maria Island Community Center board of directors. He serves on the Mote Marine Laboratory and St. Stephen’s boards.

He is vice chairman of Archimede, Changing our World, Inc., an International company that specializes in consulting on enhancing fundraising and philanthropy.

The company has offices in Atlanta, London, Los Angeles, Washington D.C. and Boston.

His expertise is in organizational and structural change in nonprofits.

Carter frequently serves as a lecturer and presenter for Columbia University’s Masters in Philanthropy Management courses.
New Pine Avenue project unveiled
Anna Maria Island Sun News Story

The drawing shows Rosedale Cottage on the left with the
garden cafe to the right of the cottage, a new buliding
behind the garden and Beach Bums on the right.

ANNA MARIA – Lizzie Thrasher had members of Cultural Connections spellbound when she detailed plans for several properties on Pine Avenue owned by her and her husband, Mike.

“You are the first people who are going to see the drawings that Gene Aubry has put together for Mike and I and show you our vision for Pine Avenue,” she said at their recent meeting.

She said that vision had three objectives – to revive and renew historic homes, to ensure that the buildings are remarkable and beautiful and to entice people to walk the street.

“We want to create useful businesses in appealing buildings run by green energy,” she said. “We try to match a need for a business with a building rather than have an empty building for which we seek a tenant.”

“You have to think very carefully about the people who live here, the people who visit here and the people who want to participate.”

She said the first property they bought on the street was Beach Bums, which they revived and renovated and sold to two local women. The second was The General Store at 307. Other properties they have purchased on the street include 425, 501, 503 505 and 507. The project specifically calls for preserving and renovating the structures on these lots and not tearing them down to erect larger ones with more square footage.

Ambitious plans

World-renowned architect Gene Aubry designed the project. At 425, plans include Kate’s Kitchen, with Italian food, a deli and a bakery. Kate Wight, who would operate the kitchen, said she plans to sell items to local restaurants, as well as offer family-style dinners.

“We want a vision that will work for everyone.” Wight said.

The front of the building will house the Anna Maria Market with a general store and fresh produce. The current general store at 307 will offer beer and wine and may offer beer made on the premises.

“The house at 503 is the Rosedale Cottage,” Thrasher continued. “It was made from Sears blocks created by the Sears Catalog Company. These were made by a company in Tampa that bought the Sears machinery and shipped the blocks down here on a boat – at least that’s what we think happened.

“We believe it was originally owned by the Bean family, but from 1951 to three years ago, the Rosedale family lived there. We think of it as the Rosedale showroom and art gallery with a garden café.”

The café will be in the empty lot at 501. She said they plan to move the 1935 Sears Cottage, named because they believe it was built from a kit obtained through a Sears catalog, from 308 to 505, on the other side of Rosedale Cottage.

“This is an opportunity for everyone to experience and enjoy historic property,” Janet Aubry said, and Thrasher added, “It will be open and accessible to the public.”

The property at 507, which was built in 1915, has been renovated and rented to a local family for a year, she said. After that, they hope to make it into a walk-in health care clinic.


“This is amazing, a beautiful presentation,” Jeannie Pickwick, of Anna Maria Island Concert Orchestra and Chorus, said. “Do you have a timeline?”

“We would like it to have in done in a year, but it might well take two to four years,” Thrasher replied. “It’s important for us that we do it at a pace that matches everybody else. We really want to make this work.”

Anna Maria Commissioner Jo Ann Mattick pointed out, “Parking is the key to getting this done. We need to get everybody who cares to come and listen to the commission’s discussion and give input.

“We need to get more people who are forward thinking and not worried about change to speak up. We need to all work together to make this happen.”

“I lived here 20 years ago, and I wondered why no one ever did anything at this end of the Island,” said Susanne Arbanas, AMI Chamber event coordinator. “Two years ago, I came back to the Island and was so excited to see what people were doing here. I’m so thrilled to see the activity on this end of the Island.”

Thrasher has submitted site plans and drawings for 501 to 507 to the Anna Maria Building Department.

“This is our vision, but we need it to be everybody’s vision,” Thrasher said and asked residents to contact her at the General Store, by phone at 896-6301 or online at with their comments about the plans. She said the drawings of the plan would be posted at the General Store soon.

Mayor says proposed activities illegal

HOLMES BEACH – Mayor Rich Bohnenberger sent an e-mail to county commissioners last week stating that commercial activities proposed by some bidders for the public beach concession are not allowed under the city’s code.

At Tuesday’s commission meeting he pointed out that the current provider, Café on the Beach, offered more rent than other bidders, but others offered a percentage of sales of revenue generators that are all in violation of the city’s code.

“In reality Café on the Beach is a somewhat of a legal non-conformity under the current code and to change that is not that easy,” he noted.

“Typically in these situations, you give more credit to people who live in the community. The current concessionaire has provided excellent service to our community.”

He said he’s received e-mails from citizens who are upset with the process and the fact that no one from the city was on the selection committee.

“I go there a lot and I’ve never heard complaints about the vendor and the operation they have there,” Commissoner David Zaccagnino said.

Chair Sandy Haas-Martens stressed that rentals proposed by the recommended bidder, United Park Services, will be competing with Island rental businesses.

“We’re not Key West or Clearwater Beach or St. Pete Beach. It’s family oriented; it’s not commercial. People go to have dinner, listen to music and watch the sunset.

“And have you seen that parking lot lately? You can’t find a parking space. I think they’re cut-ting off their nose to spite their face.”

“I go there a lot and I’ve never heard com-plaints about the vendor and the operation they have there,” Commissioner David Zaccagnino said. “I don’t think the decision-making committee under-stands.”

Bohnenberger pointed out that the county’s parks and recreation department “is the one that destroyed the parking lot.”

Haas-Martens also said a tiki beverage hut proposed by UPS would only be allowed on the patio, not on the beach.

Commissioners directed Bohnenberger to send the e-mail and said they also would send their own.

"It was pleasing to hear that the city com-mission is in our favor,” Tom Vayias, of Café on the Beach noted. “It’s nice to have the support of the community,”

Melissa Assha, Manatee County contract and buying manager, said the staff would negotiate an agreement with UPS, which will go to the county commission for approval. As of press time, no date was set for the negotiations to begin.
Oil drilling capped for now

Offshore oil drilling is off the table for the 2010 Florida Legislative session, giving oil proponents and opponents several months to regroup for the 2011 session.

Rep. Dean Cannon has withdrawn his proposal to allow oil rigs as close as three miles from Florida’s coast, indicating he would introduce another bill next year, when he is expected to serve as speaker of the house. Another oil drilling supporter, Sen. Mike Haridopolos, will serve as Senate president next year.

The bill, similar to one passed in the House – but not the Senate – in 2009, would have allowed drilling in state waters in the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean from three to 10 miles offshore.

The Manatee County Commission passed a resolution opposing oil drilling in both state and federal waters three days before the bill’s demise on Friday.

Commissioners condemned Legislative efforts to lift bans in state waters and Congressional efforts to lift bans in federal waters, citing the sensitivity of public parks on Anna Maria Island, including Coquina Public Beach, Manatee Public Beach, Bayfront Park, Bean Point and the Bradenton Beach City Pier, as well as Manatee County’s beaches on Longboat Key.

Commissioners wrote: “…these beaches will bear a disproportionate burden of the environmental damage and cost of cleanup from oil spills and related accidents caused by oil drilling…”

In its resolution, the commission recognized the importance of the beaches to the tourism economy, as a free recreational resource for the public and as a nesting habitat for endangered and threatened sea turtles and birds.

Commissioners also cited the state comprehensive plan’s policy to “Avoid the exploration and development of mineral resources which threaten marine aquatic estuarine resources,” referring to limited offshore sand deposits used in beach renourishment projects, and noted the potential impact of pipelines on sand deposits.

In addition, the resolution warned of potential impacts on the Terra Ceia Aquatic Preserve and other seagrass habitats, impacts on marine life from underwater noise and potential public safety impacts on military training exercises conducted in the Gulf of Mexico.

The commission also recommended establishing a panel to assess the risks of oil drilling to coastal communities, establishing a marine comprehensive management plan and requiring insurance from oil drilling firms for environmental damage.

Judge sets date in Stoltzfus, Conoly lawsuit
Anna Maria Island Sun News Story


Judge Edward Nicholas has apparently found enough evidence to move forward with an emergency hearing.

Nicholas will hear the case this Wednesday, April 21, at 3 p.m.

Legal consultant Michael Barfield petitioned the court to grant the hearing after discovering that Anna Maria City Commissioner Harry Stoltzfus admitted deleting some e-mail records that were subject to a public records request.

Barfield also advised the court that it has taken Stoltzfus four attempts to provide his records, after stating four times that he had produced everything, after which he produced more.

“We are not confident that we have everything,” Barfield said.

The legal consultant represents Pine Avenue Restoration LLC. Attorneys Ricinda Perry and Valerie Fernandez filed a mandamus petition asking the judge to compel Stoltzfus and Jim Conoly, a member of the planning and zoning board to turn over their computers and other electronic devices to the Clerk of Court.

Conoly said he provided all his records. His problem arises because he told City Clerk Alice Baird that he had a new computer and his old computer was in a landfill.

He got rid of the old computer after he was served with the public records request.

He later told the city attorney he was joking, and that he’d donated the old computer to the Salvation Army, for which he has a signed and dated receipt.

After that, Conoly had a replacement hard drive installed in his new computer, but he didn’t retain the old hard drive.

Conoly said he has an account with g-mail and has been informed that that provider keeps a record of all e-mails sent and received from its customers’ accounts, so his records can be easily accessed.

Richard Harrison, Stoltzfus’s attorney, said he doesn’t think a court hearing is necessary.

“With respect to your emergency motion, the requested relief is grossly overboard in light of the facts alleged in your verified complaint, which demonstrates that the commissioner has made every effort to comply (as opposed to refusing to comply) and has furnished records (as opposed to refusing to furnish records),” Harrison wrote in an e-mail to Fernandez and Perry.

“To the extend Mr. Conoly’s conduct may furnish a more legitimate basis to some form of emergency relief, that has nothing to do with the commissioner’s conduct in the matter, and the allegations against Mr. Conoly certainly do not provide any basis for relief against Commissioner Stoltzfus,” Harrison said.

Conoly is not represented by an attorney.

Island rallies for free trolley rides
Anna Maria Island Sun News Story

SUN PHOTO/CINDY LANE Terry Hartle, of Family Fun Ink,
gives a temporary airbrushed tattoo to Trevon Morales on
Friday at the arts andcrafts fair in Holmes Beach, part
of the Anna Maria Island Real Florida Festival.

The first annual Real Florida Festival has come and gone, and it was a weekend that featured something for just about everybody from one end of the Island to the other.

It began with the Holmes Beach Founder’s Day celebration at city hall and a daylong festival in the adjacent field.

Inside city hall, the Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra provided the music for the 60th anniversary of Holmes Beach as Mayor Rich Bohnenberger introduced former mayors and outstanding citizens and visitors looked over the historical photos and news stories on display.

The action moved to the field at 5 p.m., where music prevailed as the crowd looked at arts and crafts, enjoyed food and drink and the Island Idol contestants performed. Katie Greenwood won first place with lively performances of Patsy Cline and Janis Joplin songs. Chip Ragsdale took second with an original song about Anna Maria Island, and David Teitelbaum took third with songs made popular by Neil Diamond and Dean Martin.

On Saturday, skateboarders took to the nearby skate park for a competition of talented kids 6 to 18 years old, sponsored by the city of Holmes Beach, West Coast Surf Shop and Six Third Productions.

The arts and crafts festival began again at 9:30 a.m. with live musical performances, food and drink and shopping for unique items.

The Community Center took on a Margaritaville look starting at 6 p.m. at the Parrothead Dance hosted by the AMI Chamber. Those who paid the $10 entry fee got free hors d’oeuvres from the Sandbar, The Sun House, Island Gourmet and Rotten Ralph’s restaurant. The Chamber sold $2 Cheeseburgers in Paradise."The venue moved Sunday to Bradenton Beach, where gray skies and a misty rain kept some people away for the morning run/walk on the beach. Only five people signed up, two of them on vacation. They decided to enter when they read about the event in The Sun.

Rich Medema, of Elmhurst, Ind., took first place in the run with Dana Snell, from Bradenton, coming in second and Keith Grabill, of Midland, Mich., coming in third. The walkers were Steve Huneke, of Bradenton, in first place; his wife, LeAnne, in second; and Frank Burberry, of Danville, Ky., in third.

Bridge Street was dressed up with outdoor vendors in tents selling everything from souvenirs and arts and crafts to green products and services in honor of Earth Day. The mist continued until about 11:30 a.m. when it got heavier, forcing the band Hwy 41 to pack up or risk damaging its equipment. One of the two kayak dealers offering free kayak demos failed to appear and nobody had tried a kayak by noon. The bad weather did force cancelation of some activities, but those who stuck it out were rewarded when the skies cleared Sunday afteroon.

Organizer David Teitelbaum said he felt the three-day event had gone far to increase public awareness of the trolleys and to raise money for non-profit organizations and to keep the trolleys on the Island fare-free as the county deals with the loss of grant money that kept them free for the past several years.

“We’ll assess what we did and make some changes for next year,” he said. “All in all, I thought it was a great weekend, and I thank everybody who helped put it on and those who attended.”

Island flocks to Parrothead Dance
Anna Maria Island Sun News Story

SUN PHOTO/TOM VAUGHT The conga line snaked through
the Anna Maria Island Community Center auditorium
at the Parrothead Dance sponsored by the
Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce.

BRADENTON BEACH – Jimmy Buffett take note: you might want to be out our way next year when we hold our next Parrothead dance. Not because it bears your brand, but because if you’re not there, you’re missing a great time.

More than 300 people paid $10 each to enjoy hors d’oeuvre in the Anna Maia Island Community Center’s auditorium along with a cash bar featuring beer, wine and margaritas and $2 Cheeseburgers in Paradise and most of those people came to dance.

Dan Mobley played some of Buffett’s tunes and then Island Idol third-place winner David Teitelbaum sang. He did a great impression of Elvis while singing “Can’t Help Falling in Love.”

Taylor Zebracki, who won a karaoke contest recently at the Sandbar restaurant, also sang and the female winner of the Island Idol contest in association with the Real Florida Festival, Katie Greenwood, gave a spirited rendition of several songs.

After that, DJ and singer Mike Sales took over a got the crowd out on the dance floor. When he played “Macarena,” the crowd followed along, then he got two volunteers to bring out the limbo pole and everyone went under it. He introduced another song and told them to form a conga line, which snaked through the huge auditorium. The crowd formed the letters with their arms during “YMCA” and before long, the crowd was cheering after each song and there were more dancers than people sitting at their tables.

If you’ve ever been in a conga line at any past or present Anna Maria Island nightspot, you’ll want to come back next year because the Parrothead dance is slated to return.

“I’ve already booked it for next year because it had a great turnout and the crowd had so much fun,” said Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Special Events Coordinator Susanne Arbannis. “The best part for me was to see everybody get up and move.”

Real Florida Festival Organizer David Teitelbaum said that he was impressed that the Chamber and the Community Center worked so well together.

“This is the first time the two groups have worked on a project together and it was an obvious success,” he said. “A lot of people said that they had never been to the Community Center before, so it shows that we could attract a lot of people who don’t normally come to events there.”

Sales said it was gratifying to see a crowd enjoy themselves.

“It was the right music for the right group and they had a ball,” Sales said. “I fed off their energy and picked the music I thought they would enjoy and they did.”

Arbannis said she would announce the date of next year’s dance later, after they iron out the details.

Holmes Beach celebrates 60 years at Founder’s Day
Anna Maria Island Sun News Story

SUN PHOTOS/PAT COPELAND Mayor Rich Bohnenberger
presents this year's Community Partners award to the
Anna Maria Island Privateers. Captain Ron Luckerman,
Vice President Kathy Griffenkranz, Deborah Nelson
and Terry Gritzmacher accepted the award.

HOLMES BEACH – Mayor Rich Bohnenberger welcomed guests celebrating the 60th anniversary of the city’s incorporation and the third annual Founder’s Day on Friday at city hall.

Guests mingled in the city hall lobby telling stories of the past and enjoying historic photos, while a quartet from the Anna Maria Island Chorus and Orchestra played in the commission chamber.

At the program’s start, the American Legion Color Guard posted the colors, Margaret Smelser led the group in the national anthem and Carol Saggau offered a prayer.

“What makes our city great is the citizen participation,” Bohnenberger told the group as he prepared to announce the Community Partners award, which recognizes individuals and organizations that have contributed to the quality of life in the city.

This year’s award was presented to the Anna Maria Island Privateers and Bohnenberger noted, “For 39 years, this organization has worked to benefit the children of the community.”

Following the presentation, city officials and members of the AMI Chamber of Commerce cut the ribbon on the new restroom by the skate park that was built with a donation from Rex Hagen.

Flurry of records requests filed

ANNA MARIA — The city has been served with another records request, this one from the office of Jeremy Anderson, an attorney with the Lobeck and Hanson law firm.

Anderson seeks all “correspondence, notes and memorandums or other documents sent, received, maintained or kept by Mayor Fran Barford, Commissioner Jo Ann Mattick, Planning and Zoning Board member Sandy Mattick, City Attorney Jim Dye, City Planner Alan Garrett and City Building Official Robert Welch.”

Anderson submitted his request to the city on April 13.

The records request is “for the period beginning Jan. 1, 2009 through April 12, 2010, that relate, embody, record, refer to, concern, reflect, or in any manner involve or otherwise implicate the official business of the city of Anna Maria as it pertains to the residential/office/retail properties owned by Pine Avenue Restoration LLC, Pine Street LLC, W.E.L.D., Inc., Edward Chiles and Michael Coleman.”

Anderson’s request seeks all e-mails and attachments sent on personal or private e-mail accounts and a copy of any paper or electronic calendars.

“Particularly, I am seeking calendar records that reflect dates and times in which these individuals met with representatives or associates of Pine Avenue Restoration LLC, Pine Street LLC or W.E.L.D., Inc.”

Anderson says in his request that by “met with” he means any meeting or conference either in person or by phone, which were not noticed in the public.

Anderson questions Garrett bill

In other correspondence with the city, Anderson claims that representatives of the city met with representatives of PAR on at least five separate occasions between October 31, 2009 and Jan. 15, 2009 for a total of 30.6 hours.

Garrett is a planning consultant for the city and his fee is $100 an hour. The bill for the 30.6 hours of meetings with PAR, Anderson said, was $3,0600, which the city paid for. He questions why PAR wasn’t billed for that time, rather than the taxpayers.

More records requests

In a later request last week, Anderson asked for all documents and written communications from Micheal Coleman, Gene Aubry and Tom Aposporos, who served on a temporary ad hoc parking safety committee.

“Additionally, it is my understanding that these men may also be communicating with city representatives or staff by e-mail or other written communications as either private citizens or representatives of local businesses.”

Anderson wants Aubry, Aposporos and Coleman to be directed to preserve all records in their possession and he asks for a copy of those records.

Anderson cited "Mr. Coleman’s record expert who cited a case from the First District Court of Appeals case of NCAA vs. Associated Press which states, 'It makes no difference that the records in question are in the hands of a private party. If they are public records, they are subject to compelled disclosure under the law.'"

Anderson did not specify who his client is, but he serves as attorney for William and Barbara Nally. The Nallys are currently pursuing a case before the Florida Department of Community Affairs in which they claim that the city is violating the density requirements spelled out in the comprehensive plan.

Anderson’s firm has also represented Robert and Nicky Hunt in a similar challenge to the city.

It is in conjunction with the Nally’s suit that City Commissioner Harry Stoltzfus sent an e-mail to Anderson and offered to help fund the suit as long as his “name could be kept out of it.”

And in an e-mail to DCA, Stoltzfus said that as a sitting commissioner, he didn’t want to have to recuse himself if the matter came to a vote, but he did submit several written comments to the points in the suit that went against the city’s position.

Pine Avenue Restoration made similar records requests of Stoltzfus, Nicky Hunt and several others last month.

In that case, an emergency hearing has been set before Judge Edward Nicholas for April 21 in the 12th Circuit Court.

Barfield wants records from Albert, Schaefer

ANNA MARIA — Legal consultant Michael Barfield broadened his records request last week to include two members of the city’s ad hoc parking committee.

He’s requesting the electronic communications records and social networking material, such as Twitter postings, of Larry Albert and Terry Schaefer.

Jeremy Anderson, an attorney with Lobeck and Hanson, made a similar request last week for the records of Micheal Coleman, Gene Aubry and Tom Aposporos, three other members of that same committee.

The committee was formed to consider whether or not a safety issue existed with automotive traffic having to cross sidewalks to park head on at business properties in the residential/office/retail district along Pine Avenue and a short stretch of Gulf Drive. The committee also came up with some potential alternatives to the way things are done now.

The committee determined by a vote of 4-3 that there was no immediate safety issue. It also drew up some suggested alternative parking ideas for the city commission to consider.

Albert presented drawings detailing potential on-site parking for individual lots in the ROR district. Bob Hunt drew plans also dealing with individual lots, which were presented to the committee by Schaefer.

Aubry drew up a streetscape plan that dealt with the ROR district as a whole.

Albert, who chaired the committee, and Aposporos presented

differing reports on committee conclusions to the commission.

Barfield’s request covers the period between Jan. 8, 2010, and Feb. 11, 2010.

There are now records requests from opposing attorneys for the records of five of the six committee members.

To date, no one has requested the records of Mike Pescatelli, the sixth member of the committee.

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