Researchers are looking for volunteers who spend three to six months a year in the area for a one-time survey.
The Islandside Property Owners Coalition will move forward as the case's single plaintiff.
According to a memo, the former town manager will return a 401k match that cost the town $10,365.79.
The 2011 Atlantic hurricane season was a quiet one for Longboat Key and other Florida coastal communities.
The Longboat Key Town Commission unanimously approved an amendment Nov. 17 granting employees a one-time payment.
Judge Charles Roberts dismissed the case against James Armstrong without prejudice, but the town will re-file the lawsuit to clarify its intent.
A resident sent money via Western Union to a man who claimed to be an attorney representing his grandson.