The filing comes as the town, Key Club and IPOC prepare to head to confidential mediation with Judge George Greer.
The new Longboat Key Publix store will be a place to sip on a cup of coffee, browse the Internet and plan for events.
Terry Gans is known for taking a stand on Key issues, and now he has a new seat at Longboat Key Town Hall: on the dais of the Longboat Key Town Commission.
Aubrey Lee Price, accused of a $40 million investment scheme, owns the north-end building formerly occupied by the chamber.
The ticking clock of a Dec. 31 deadline, by which the Colony must re-open as a tourism property or potentially lose its grandfathered status with the town, loomed over Friday's three hearings.
Before Tropical Storm Debby, 1,367 turtle nests were marked in the area; after the storm, only 244 nests could be verified. On Longboat, 77 nests were verified.
As the Aug. 16 primary election draws closer, the East County Observer will be publishing profiles and Q&As from each of the candidates who will represent the East County area.