Town Commission holds regular meeting

 

Town Commission holds regular meeting

 

Date: June 2, 2009
by: Kurt Schultheis | City Editor

 
 

At its Monday, June 1 regular meeting, the Longboat Key Town Commission:

Approved:
• A resolution that will allow the Town Commission to spend up to $200,000 in commission contingency funds on storm or red-tide cleanup in the event a quorum of the Town Commission is not available this summer.
• A resolution that allows for the cancellation of the July and August regular workshop meetings and the August regular meeting.

Authorized:

•Mayor Lee Rothenberg to sign a letter of support for Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight and Manatee County Commissioner Ron Getman. Both are requesting support for the distribution of grant-program funds for projects in Sarasota and Manatee counties.

Forwarded to its Monday, July 6 regular meeting for second reading and public hearing:
• An early retirement option for the town’s general employees, firefighters and police officers to reduce expenses.

Adopted:
• An ordinance that approves a utility-rate reduction that will be reflected on utility bills issued on or after July 1, 2009 for all water and wastewater users.

Passed:
• A resolution that gives the town manager authority to use funds and take emergency action in the event a quorum of the Town Commission is not available during hurricane season.
• A resolution that provides for the adoption of an identity-theft prevention program.
• A resolution that allows for a budget transfer of $3,000 from the commission contingency fund to reimburse the Longbeach Village Association for peacock removal services.

Postponed:

• Adoption of a voluntary rebuild, distribution of 250 tourism units  and amending sections of the town zoning code ordinances, until a special meeting at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 18.

Appointed:

• Thomas Murphy to Seat 3 of the Zoning Board of Adjustment, due to the appointment of Phineas Alpers to the Planning and Zoning Board.

Contact Kurt Schultheis at kschultheis@yourobserver.com.

 

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