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Randy White says he will not seek re-election

Randy White says he will not seek re-election

Updated Aug. 18, 2019 - BRADENTON BEACH – When informed that former City Commissioner Jan Vosburgh plans to challenge him for his Ward 3...
Chappie will seek a second term as mayor

Chappie will seek a second term as mayor

BRADENTON BEACH – Mayor John Chappie will seek reelection in the 2019 city elections. “I do plan on running for a second term as mayor....
Anchorage enforcement remains a work in progress

Anchorage enforcement remains a work in progress

BRADENTON BEACH – City officials continue their quest for more effective anchorage enforcement of the unmanaged navigable waters near the Bridge Street Pier. Those unmanaged...
Bradenton Beach's new floating dock now in use

Bradenton Beach’s new floating dock now in use

BRADENTON BEACH – The new floating public dock next to the historic Bridge Street Pier is now open and being used by boaters. The Hecker...
City seeks reimbursement for Sunshine lawsuit expenses

City seeks reimbursement for Sunshine lawsuit expenses

BRADENTON BEACH – The city will try to recover some or all of the estimated $450,000 in attorney fees and legal costs city taxpayers...
Vessels break free, threaten new dock

Vessels break free, threaten new dock

BRADENTON BEACH – Two boats in the unmanaged anchorage near the Bridge Street Pier broke loose Saturday afternoon, one making contact with the new...
Force main replacement comes to Bradenton Beach

Force main replacement comes to Bradenton Beach

BRADENTON BEACH – Manatee County’s force main sewer pipe replacement project is going to soon impact residents and business owners south of the Cortez...
Judge rules CNOBB members violated Sunshine Law

Judge rules CNOBB members violated Sunshine Law

BRADENTON – Manatee County 12th Circuit Judge Edward Nicholas ruled Friday that former Planning and Zoning Board members Reed Mapes, John Metz, Patty Shay...
Floating dock installation begins

Floating dock installation begins

BRADENTON BEACH – The long-delayed floating dock is now in the initial stages of being installed alongside the Bridge Street Pier. A four-man crew from...
Sunshine trial gets underway

Sunshine trial gets underway

BRADENTON – The Sunshine Law lawsuit involving the city of Bradenton Beach and six former city advisory board members is underway. The civil trial began...
Metz deposed in Sunshine lawsuit

Metz deposed in Sunshine lawsuit

BRADENTON – Former Planning and Zoning Board member and Sunshine Law lawsuit defendant John Metz has been deposed, but his computer may be subjected...
County submits Coquina Beach tree replacement plan

County submits Coquina Beach tree replacement plan

BRADENTON BEACH – Manatee County has provided the city with a landscape plan that shows where 103 new trees will be planted at Coquina...
Commission considers and rejects three Sunshine settlements

Commission considers, rejects three Sunshine lawsuit settlements

BRADENTON BEACH – Bradenton Beach commissioners have rejected three proposed Sunshine Law lawsuit settlement offers. Earlier that day, Friday, June 28, lawsuit defendants Bill Vincent,...
Sanclemente honored as Certified Municipal Clerk

Sanclemente honored as Certified Municipal Clerk

BRADENTON BEACH – Bradenton Beach City Clerk Terri Sanclemente has been officially recognized as a Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC). That recognition occurred at the Thursday,...
Bradenton Beach to receive $2 million in state funds

Bradenton Beach to receive $3 million in state funds

Updated June 26, 2019 - BRADENTON BEACH – Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has signed off on more than $3 million in state funds for...