Longboat Key saw a 25% increase in burglaries in 2012 when compared to 2011.
Applications for Bay Partner Grants of up to $3,000 are due by March 1.
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A public hearing will be held 9 a.m., Jan. 15, regarding proposed amendments to Longboat Key Town Code Ordinance 2012-26.
Joe Bondi, 76, father of Attorney General Pam Bondi, was a former professor and Temple Terrace mayor who lived part-time on Longboat Key.
The town of Longboat Key is keeping an eye on four acres of property that could be used as a future town center.
The manager position was created to find a town manager successor and look for future managers.