Delray Beach-based Ocean Properties will purchase all of the Longboat Key Club and Resortâ€™s assets this month and has plans for a future renovation project.
It's likely Colony Beach & Tennis Resort officials will receive an extension Oct. 1 to rebuild the resort, although it would come with contingencies and hinge on who controls the resort moving forward.
General Manager Michael Welly said the club always intended to find
a hotel development company to assist in its redevelopment plan.
Commissioner Hal Lenobel resigned this week after 12-and-a-half years. He is the longest-serving commissioner in recent town history.
Tropical Storm Debby was an unwelcome guest but appears to have spared the Key major damages.
Longboat Key Police Chief Al Hogle died this week in a motorcycle accident in North Carolina. In his wake, he leaves a department transformed by his commitment to service.
Ringling College of Art and Design will table plans to amend and extend the Longboat Key Center for the Artsâ€™ existing site plan.