Four Longboat Key commissioners took the oath of office for new terms Tuesday night at Town Hall. The current commission remains intact for at least another year.
Snowbirds and tourists have flocked back to Longboat Key, making it the strongest season in recent memory for many business owners.
The majority of the Colony Beach & Tennis Resort Associationâ€™s board members want to raze the resortâ€™s existing structures, minus the beachfront units, and rebuild.
Town code currently allows Key residents to park as many boats and boat trailers as they can fit on their lots. The P&Z Board could make changes to ban such actions.
Incumbent Commissioner Terry Gans defeated challenger Irwin Pastor March 12 by a narrow 27-vote margin to keep his seat on the Longboat Key Town Commission.
A series of residential burglaries began last November, according to Sarasota police.
Longboat campaign-sign debate continues; Intracoastal dredging occurring behind Key