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Town software wins 'best application' award; Publix progress report
Elimination of the Deferred Retirement Option Plan and other changes are part of a town proposal to freeze pension plans, according to a new Q&A.
IPOC President Bob White said that the mediation process was completed but didn't rule out the possibility of future discussions.
Editor's note: As the Aug. 14 primary election nears, the Longboat Observer will be publishing short profiles and Q&A segments from each of the candidates who will represent Manatee and Sarasota counties.
It may come as a shock that the job of Longboat Key town commissioner, which comes with a salary of $0 per year, meetings that can stretch four or five hours and an island full of vocal constituents, doesn't always attract a lot of interest.