Monday, July 22, 2019

Bradenton Beach

Dock floats delivered, project moving forward

Dock floats delivered, project moving forward

BRADENTON BEACH – It took two years, but the Bradenton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) finally has all the parts needed to install a...
Sunshine Law trial delayed until July

Sunshine Law trial delayed until July

BRADENTON BEACH – The trial for the Sunshine Law lawsuit filed against six former city advisory board members has been rescheduled for July 15....
Bridge Street options discussed

Bridge Street options discussed

BRADENTON BEACH – There isn’t much community support for closing Bridge Street to vehicular traffic, but some rare and limited public support exists for...
Mannie's Back

Mannie’s back!

BRADENTON BEACH – After a brief absence, Mannie the mannequin is back at the Drift In. Over the past decade or so, five different mannequins...
City hall building replacement discussed

City hall building replacement discussed

BRADENTON BEACH – City officials are trying to figure out whether it makes more sense to floodproof and hurricane-harden city hall or to build...
CNOBB webmaster deposition raises more Sunshine questions

CNOBB webmaster deposition raises more Sunshine questions

BRADENTON – The deposition of former webmaster Michael Harrington has uncovered emails that raise additional questions about possible Sunshine law violations by members of...

Impervious pool exception being crafted

BRADENTON BEACH – The City of Bradenton Beach will continue designating swimming pools as impervious surfaces, but city officials are working on an exception...
Bradenton Beach sunshine lawsuit Sanclemente

Sunshine lawsuit depositions continue

BRADENTON BEACH – Former mayor Jack Clarke and current City Clerk Terri Sanclemente have been deposed in the city’s ongoing Sunshine Law lawsuit. On Monday,...
Bradenton Beach Bridge Street remodel

Does Bridge Street need a redesign?

BRADENTON BEACH – Should Bridge Street be turned into a one-way street, be closed completely to vehicular traffic or remain as it is? That’s a...
Bradenton Beach paving delays

Force main delays impacting Gulf Drive traffic

BRADENTON BEACH – The paving and reopening of the northbound Gulf Drive travel lane near the intersection with Cortez Road has been delayed due...
Bradenton Beach commission goals 2019

Commission discusses its 2019 goals

BRADENTON BEACH – During the Bradenton Beach City Commission’s first meeting of the year, Mayor John Chappie mentioned several items he and the commission...
Bradenton Beach Gulf Drive bike path

Gulf Drive bike paths require more cleaning

BRADENTON BEACH – In response to complaints received, Public Works Director Tom Woodard is exploring ways to provide cleaner bike paths along Gulf Drive. On...
Red tide

Bradenton Beach year in review

BRADENTON BEACH – Red tide, the delayed dock project, disruptions for Avenue C residents, city elections and a Sunshine Law lawsuit were among the...
Bradenton Beach day dock settlement

CRA reaches settlement with Technomarine

BRADENTON BEACH – The Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) and Technomarine have negotiated a settlement agreement that if fulfilled should result in the installation of...
Bradenton Beach Sunshine lawsuit Mapes

Trial date set for Sunshine lawsuit

BRADENTON BEACH – The Sunshine Law lawsuit involving six former city board members is tentatively scheduled for trial on or around March 11. The trial...