Commissioners also discussed a wayfinding project and the possibility of a new dog park near Payne Park.
Commissioners believe it would cost the town more money to hire an in-house attorney.
Tidwell has been utilities director for the city of Daytona Beach since 2005.
Today's Stories: Sarasota deputies shoot threatening convicted felon; Sarasota County School Board to address safety and security policies; Longboat Key Town Commission reviews tourism ordinance today; DID considers storefront improvement grants
A speeding violation turned into a standoff this morning between Sarasota County deputies and a armed man with a violent history.
The Downtown Improvement District (DID) is considering a storefront grant program for downtown businesses.
Nearly one month after the Connecticut shooting, the Sarasota County School Board Jan. 22, will consider district safety and security policies during a monthly work session.