Read more on each of the top 10 issues to watch in 2014 for Longboat Key by clicking the links below:
Insurance costs — Key residents such as Mayor Jim Brown worry that rising insurance costs will force residents seeking affordable insurance to leave the island.
Cortez Bridge — The new year won’t bring a new Cortez Bridge, but it will bring traffic delays that come with a $4 million repair project that’s scheduled to begin April 28 and be completed in early 2015.
ULI: time for change — An Urban Land Institute panel urged residents to work together to plan for the future.
Longboat Key Hilton — The Hilton project is the first to ask for additional tourism units.