The town of Longboat Key and its firefighters are working to reach a three-year contract by the end of the day on Friday.
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David Persson cited a need to rebalance his law practice but plans to represent the Key from the podium in the future.
Town Manager Dave Bullock has put the Colony Beach & Tennis Resort Association on notice: The town expects further upgrades to the rundown property to make the outward appearance acceptable by Longboat Key standards.
The town of Longboat Key is offering firefighters a raise, but it is willing to go to impasse concerning the pension issue.
The homes in the long-awaited new subdivision are the first of 13 planned for the mid-Key development.
The power could be in Longboaters' hands on whether to bury power lines on Gulf of Mexico Drive.