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Commission rejects Schoenfelder's pier lease offer

Commission rejects Schoenfelder’s pier lease offer

ANNA MARIA – The Anna Maria City Commission has rejected Mario Schoenfelder’s final offer to lease the restaurant and bait shop buildings at the...
Pier lease offer to be discussed Friday

Pier lease offer to be discussed Friday

ANNA MARIA – On Friday, Jan. 10, Mayor Dan Murphy and the Anna Maria City Commission will discuss Mario Schoenfelder’s final offer to lease...
New pier takes shape

New pier takes shape

Updated Jan. 2, 2020 - The Anna Maria City Commission will discuss  Schoenfelder's final offer at a special city meeting  on Friday, Jan. 10...
Pier tenant submits final lease offer

Pier tenant submits final lease offer

ANNA MARIA – Mario Schoenfelder has submitted his final offer for the lease of the restaurant and bait shop buildings being built at the...
Displaced osprey gets a new home

Displaced osprey gets a new home

ANNA MARIA – A displaced female osprey has a new nesting place thanks to the combined efforts of the Lake La Vista Homeowners Association...
Kids see Santa at Sandbar

Kids see Santa at Sandbar

ANNA MARIA – It was a winter wonderland for around 70 children and their parents at the Sandbar restaurant on Wednesday at the Lawton...
Deadline extended for final pier lease offer

Deadline extended for final pier lease offer

ANNA MARIA – Mario Schoenfelder now has until Dec. 31 to submit his final offer for the lease of the restaurant and bait shop...
Rod & Reel Pier closes but quickly reopens

Rod & Reel Pier closes but quickly reopens

ANNA MARIA – The Rod & Reel Pier in Anna Maria reopened Saturday morning, Nov. 23, after being closed for two days to make...
Copeland exits public service on a high note

Copeland exits public service on a high note

ANNA MARIA – As one of his final acts as an Anna Maria commissioner, Doug Copeland requested the adoption of a city resolution that...
Parade honors veterans

Parade honors veterans

ANNA MARIA – Veterans, an honor guard, marching bands, local businesses and organizations – including a group of youngsters from The Center of Anna...
Anna Maria voters decide fates of three charter amendments

Anna Maria voters decide fates of three charter amendments

ANNA MARIA – In the city elections that concluded Tuesday, Nov. 5, Anna Maria voters adopted three charter amendments proposed by the Charter Review Commission. Running...
Pier design conflict being addressed

Pier design conflict being addressed

ANNA MARIA – Mayor Dan Murphy is working to resolve the design conflicts recently discovered between the architect, Barron Schimberg, who designed the new...
Pier issues present additional challenges

Pier issues present additional challenges

ANNA MARIA – Mayor Dan Murphy will seek city commission authorization to prepare a request for proposals (RFP) for the potential lease of the...
Pier lease negotiations remain in flux

Pier lease negotiations remain in flux

ANNA MARIA – City Pier tenant Mario Schoenfelder has rejected Mayor Dan Murphy’s proposed rental rates for the new pier-based restaurant and bait shop...
Anna Maria farmers’ market returns

Anna Maria farmers market returns

ANNA MARIA – The city of Anna Maria’s weekly farmers market is back. The seasonal market opened its third year of operations at City...