Ray Rajewski is seeking the District 3 Commission seat because he believes residents need an alternative.
Vice Mayor David Brenner believes Longboat Key is a residential community that needs a mix of tourism.
Statistics released by the Longboat Key Police Department showed that total crime fell slightly in 2011.
Board members agreed that problems exist with the pension plan, but they weren't convinced that a crime occurred.
The Colony Beach & Tennis Association outlined a draft site plan in a letter to unit owners.
The Sarasota County Commission agreed to give the Longboat Library a one-time grant of $20,000 for capital improvements.
Early voting begins March 10; Bay Partner grant applications due March 1; IPOC, associations file their responses; Longboat Key building inspector to retire