Traffic stopped temporarily this afternoon in the 5400 and 5500 blocks of Gulf of Mexico Drive as Longboat Key firefighters fixed a gas leak.
The Longboat Key Town Commission voted to reduce a plan for eight boat slips to seven.
Longboat Key commissioners are meeting with the town manager to discuss his performance. Preliminary reviews by commissioners donâ€™t give him top marks.
The Longboat Key Town Commission approved the millage rate and 2011-12 fiscal year budget on its first reading.
The property at 4110 Gulf of Mexico Drive will be auctioned Friday, Sept. 16.
According to Longboat Key Public Works Department Director Juan Florensa, the loss of sand following an emergency beach project should be expected.
Under the unionâ€™s proposal, firefighters would not receive wage increases unless other employees get raises. But the contract suggests other forms of compensation.