The Colony Association is expected to appeal a pending order that could keep the Colony case in litigation for up to two more years.
Red tide was detected at levels described as "very low" on Longboat Key last week, according to the Sarasota County Health Department Healthy Beaches Program.
Planning and Zoning Board members Allen Hixon and John Wild both vied for the vice-chair seat, which led to a tense discussion.
The special taxing district will expire Sept. 30, 2013, without a successful referendum vote by landowners.
Delray Beach-based Ocean Properties will purchase all of the Longboat Key Club and Resort's assets this month and has plans for a future renovation project.
Two questions on the Nov. 6 Longboat Key ballot will seek to increase the Key's density by adding a total of six single-family homes on two parcels.
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