Gans narrowly beats Pastor by 27 votes. Brown and Younger retain seats.
Mayor Jim Brown and Commissioners Terry Gans and Phill Younger won re-election to the Longboat Key Town Commission.
PIC to hold insurance forum next week; Bay Isles expresses Colony frustration
Town staff met with the Longboat Key Police Department Union to propose a three-year contract that caps town responsibilities and shifts officers into a state-offered pension plan.
Employees rejected a proposed union by a 21-6 vote.
Joy Baker spoke about the private Longboat Key property she began blogging about in March 2010.
The tiny insects are bugging Longboaters â€” and its flora â€” by impacting palm trees and other plants.