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Anna Maria Beach Use Dispute

Beach dispute predates new law

ANNA MARIA – When discussing a new state law taking effect July 1 regarding beach access and private property rights, Anna Maria commissioners heard...
Kebony selected as siding for Anna Maria's pier buildings

Kebony selected as siding for pier buildings

Updated April 4, 2018 ANNA MARIA – City Commissioners voted Tuesday, April 3 that the exteriors of the restaurant and bait shop/bar built at the...
Anna Maria Bert Harris

Bert Harris counteroffers made

ANNA MARIA – City commissioners recently approved three more Bert Harris claim settlement offers, including one for a beachfront home at 107 Elm St....
Anna Maria Pier rendering rear

State funds will assist with pier replacement

ANNA MARIA – The $88.7 million budget the Florida Legislature adopted on Sunday, March 11 includes $750,000 in state funds for the estimated $4.5...
Pier Rendering

Kebony decking selected for new pier

ANNA MARIA – Commissioners decided on the look and feel of the decking for the new Anna Maria City Pier today. On Tuesday, City Commissioners...
AM pier firings

Pier plank firings reversed

ANNA MARIA – Peter Piir and Taylor Mannhart are once again working for the city of Anna Maria. They returned to work on Friday, Feb....
Commissioner Amy Tripp

Tripp joins Anna Maria commission

ANNA MARIA - Amy Tripp has been appointed to fill the City Commission seat recently vacated by Nancy Yetter. The commission appointment occurred at the...
AMI Pier Pilings

Commission chooses concrete pier pilings

Updated Feb. 15, 2018 ANNA MARIA – The new Anna Maria City Pier will be built with concrete pilings. In March, the Anna Maria City Commission...
Anna Maria City Pier

Mayor optimistic about state funds for new pier

Updated Feb. 15, 2018 ANNA MARIA – The city’s request for $750,000 in state funds to help build a new pier has cleared another hurdle. According...

Quinn helping raise funds for pier

ANNA MARIA – Resident Sissy Quinn is trying to raise $100,000 or more to help build a new city pier. Quinn has set up a...
Happiest city

City sitting out ‘happiest town’ vote

ANNA MARIA – The city of Anna Maria will not be assisting in any "get out the vote" efforts regarding Anna Maria being named...
AM Pier Firing

Plank removal leads to firings

ANNA MARIA – A family’s concerns about an engraved pier plank and a friend’s efforts to help cost two Anna Maria Public Works Department...
Anna Maria Top 10

Anna Maria makes Coastal Living’s Top 10

ANNA MARIA – The city of Anna Maria has been named one of Coastal Living Magazine’s Top 10 America’s Happiest Seaside Towns for 2018,...
Anna Maria Pier urgency

Pier urgency questioned

ANNA MARIA – City resident Richard Bristow suggests that city officials are showing a lack of urgency in reopening the pier. He makes his case...
Anna Maria Pier

Pier questions answered

ANNA MARIA – The city's engineering firm has formally responded to questions posed by community members about replacing the Anna Maria City Pier. Holmes Beach...