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White PVC railings discussed for Bridge Street Pier

White PVC railings discussed for Bridge Street Pier

BRADENTON BEACH – The city’s Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) is exploring the possibility of replacing the unpainted Bridge Street Pier railings with white plastic...
Cortez Road roundabout proposed

Cortez Road roundabout proposed

BRADENTON BEACH – Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) plans to build a roundabout at Cortez Road and Gulf Drive will remain on hold until...
Post office parking agreement reached

Post office parking agreement reached

BRADENTON BEACH – After-hours and weekend parking will soon be allowed in the post office parking lot. The general parking allowance will not take effect...
Floating dock temporarily closed

Floating dock temporarily closed

BRADENTON BEACH – The new floating day dock was closed on Friday, Oct. 4, and will remain closed until repairs are made to the...
Policy prevents CBD use by city employees

Policy prevents CBD use by city employees

BRADENTON BEACH – Made from hemp plants, CBD (cannabidiol) oils, creams and other products are legal in Florida, but Bradenton Beach’s drug-free workplace ordinance...
Commission seeks consistent parking restrictions

Commission seeks consistent parking restrictions

BRADENTON BEACH – Parking with any tires on the pavement or parking within 15 feet of a stop sign will soon subject drivers to...
Drift In food cart has city’s support

Drift In food cart has city’s support

BRADENTON BEACH – City commissioners support Drift In owner Joe Cuervo’s desire to add a late-night hot dog cart to his business operations. Cuervo and...

Qualifying determines Bradenton Beach commission winners

Incumbent Bradenton Beach Mayor John Chappie, incumbent Commissioner Jake Spooner and former Commissioner Jan Vosburgh are the only candidates to qualify for the three...
Bradenton Beach readies for Dorian

Bradenton Beach readies for Dorian

BRADENTON BEACH – The city of Bradenton Beach declared a local state of emergency on Friday afternoon as part of its precautionary Hurricane Dorian...
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...