Commission reviews sign code

 

Commission reviews sign code

 

Date: November 1, 2010
by: Kurt Schultheis | City Editor

 
 

The Longboat Key Town Commission will review changes to its sign code and discuss a north-end beach project that could cost taxpayers as much as $3.5 million at its regular meeting tonight.

Also at its 7 p.m. regular meeting tonight at Town Hall, 501 Bay Isles Road, the commission will consider:

Approving:
• A proposed Town Commission meeting calendar for 2011.

• Legislative priorities for submittal to Sarasota County, Manatee County, and the ManaSota League of Cities.

• A request by the Longboat Key Garden Club to replace existing bricks in the Butterfly Garden with engraved bricks.

• An amendment to The Centre Shops’ outline development plan that would modify the list of permitted commercial uses for the shopping center.

Forwarding to its Monday, Dec. 6, regular meeting for second reading and public hearing:
• An ordinance that will place a referendum question on the March 2011 election ballot addressing term limits as applied to partial terms.

• An ordinance to place a charter referendum on the town’s March 2011 election ballot pertaining to the requirement for a preliminary election.

• An ordinance that will allow the fire chief to participate in a defined contribution plan, which reduces the chief’s pension cost from 46% to 16% of salary.

• An ordinance that amends certain portions of the town’s tree code.

• An ordinance that revises the infrastructure element of the town’s Comprehensive Plan to support the town’s 10-year potable water supply plan.

Forwarding to its Thursday, Nov. 18, special meeting for second reading and public hearing:
• An ordinance that adopts an amendment to the Comprehensive Plan to update its capital improvements element.

Adopting:
• An ordinance that allows for a budget transfer of $208,815.49 from the beach improvements fund to the beach capital projects fund.

• An ordinance that amends sections of the town’s code to provide consistency for public hearings regarding land use matters.

• An ordinance that updates the town’s election schedule to ensure compliance and consistency with state statutes.

Passing:
• A resolution that allows for changes to the future land use map for parcels in the Bayfront Park Recreation Center for future redevelopment.

• Two resolutions that allows for reimbursable government costs for the town’s 2011-12 island-wide beach project.

To see what the commission decided, check www.YourObserver.com this evening for a regular meeting wrap-up update.

Contact Kurt Schultheis at kschultheis@yourobserver.com.
 

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