Monday, July 15, 2019

Anna Maria

AM Fence Barren

Request to amend fence ordinance falls short

ANNA MARIA – Anna Maria commissioner Amy Tripp is concerned about the increasing number of solid vinyl fences and the lack of landscaping along...
AM Pine Ave Parking

Pine Avenue parking to be reviewed

ANNA MARIA – Mayor Dan Murphy wants city commissioners to give some thought as to how parking and public safety issues can be better...
Anna Maria officials share hopes

Anna Maria officials share hopes

ANNA MARIA – Mayor Dan Murphy and Anna Maria Commissioners Brian Seymour and Amy Tripp recently shared their hopes for the city in 2019. Completing...
AM Pier rendering

Anna Maria year in review

ANNA MARIA – The replacement of the Anna Maria City Pier, the red tide cleanup, increased drainage and paving expenditures, beach access rights and...
AM Pier rendering

Pier tenant lease terms being considered

ANNA MARIA – Mayor Dan Murphy is asking city commissioners to provide their feedback on the lease terms they want for the tenant of...
AM Chiles Christmas

Chiles Group bringing holiday joy to underprivileged kids

ANNA MARIA – The 24th annual Lawton Chiles Christmas for Kids Party will take place at the Sandbar restaurant in Anna Maria on Wednesday,...
Anna Maria Wash Settlement House

Wash Family Construction reaches settlement with city

ANNA MARIA – Wash Family Construction owner Darrin Wash and the city of Anna Maria have agreed to a settlement that exceeds $56,000 for...
Anna Maria swearing in Murphy

Mayor and commissioners take oath of office

ANNA MARIA – During the Thursday, Nov. 29, organizational meeting. City Clerk LeAnne Addy administered the oath of office to Anna Maria Mayor Dan...
Anna Maria pier contract

Anna Maria City Pier contract finalized

ANNA MARIA – The $3.33 million contract to build the decking and walkway for the new Anna Maria City Pier is a done deal. On...
Anna Maria Pier

Pier contract to be discussed Thursday

An organizational meeting for the Anna Maria City Commission will take place Thursday, Nov. 29 at 9 a.m. Mayor Dan Murphy and commissioners Carol...
Night Before Thanksgiving

‘Twas the night before Thanksgiving

ANNA MARIA – The holiday weekend got off to an early start Wednesday night with the Anna Maria General Store & Deli’s The Night...
Anna Maria North Pole Donation

Anna Maria residents, businesses give $18k to MCSO charity

ANNA MARIA – The season of giving started early in the city of Anna Maria. Residents and business raised more than $18,000 for the...
Anna Maria Pier RFP seagulls

Anna Maria City Pier proposals still awaiting approval

ANNA MARIA – The city's plans to rebuild its famous city pier are still being kept confidential. Mayor Dan Murphy said Oct. 11 he sent...
ami shore erosion

AMI northern shore lost, gained says AM mayor

ANNA MARIA – Mayor Dan Murphy said Oct. 11 he thinks the city's north shore lost 30-35 percent of its white sands, but, he...
Anna Maria City Pier RFP

Five names entered into Anna Maria City Pier bidding hat

ANNA MARIA –The latest round request for proposals (RFP) to rebuild the city pier closed Oct. 3. Five Florida-based construction companies entered their names...