Saturday, April 20, 2019

Paid Island parking rejected by local leaders

Paid Island parking rejected by local leaders
BRADENTON BEACH – If there’s one thing the leaders of the four Island cities, including Longboat Key, can agree on, it’s that they don’t support paid parking at Manatee County beaches or at county boat ramps. Manatee County Commissioner Carol Whitmore attended the April 9...

Community News

Spring Lake cleanup options presented

Spring Lake cleanup options presented

HOLMES BEACH – The situation at Spring Lake isn’t likely to resolve itself and commissioners want to explore all of their options before deciding...
Pedal pub proposal falls flat

Pedal pub proposal falls flat

ANNA MARIA – Anna Maria commissioners offered no support for a proposed eight-to-12 passenger pedal bus that would allow passengers to drink alcohol while...
Island bridges, roundabouts on DOT radar

Island bridges, roundabouts on DOT radar

BRADENTON BEACH – The members of the Coalition of Barrier Island Elected Officials had a lot to think about when Florida Department of Transportation...
No plans made for future Grassy Point development

No plans made for future Grassy Point development

HOLMES BEACH – There may be some improvements coming to Grassy Point Preserve in the future, but city commissioners want to weigh all of...
City manager amendment lacks supermajority support

City manager amendment lacks supermajority support

HOLMES BEACH – The quest to hire a city manager in Holmes Beach has suffered a significant setback, but the matter has not yet...