Currently 2 Responses
- IT'S A SHAME THAT THE VERY 1ST COMMENT IS ABOUT RAISING PRICES FOR TENNIS PLAYERS, SOME OF WHOM ARE HAVING A DIFFICULT TIME IN THIS RECESSIONARY ECONOMY. OVER THE NEARLY 10 YEARS OF THE TENNIS CENTER , IT HAS RATHER SUCCESSFULLY BALANCED "AFFORDABILITY" WITH NOT BEING A FINANCIAL DRAG ON THE COMMUNITY. WE TENNIS PLAYERS ARE TAXPAYERS TOO AND DESERVE A LITTLE RETURN ON OUR TAXES ......THE MONIES BEING SPENT ON THIS PROJECT ARE NOT COSTING THE LONGBOAT KEY COMMUNITY ANYTHING......MY UNDERSTANDING IS THAT THE FUNDS EXISTED IN A SARASOTA BUDGET FOR PROJECTS SUCH AS THIS..
- When the town completes its improvements to this facility, will the cost to those using it increase? It would only seem fair, as private tennis facilities have always charged higher fees for better facilities. Once you improve these facilities, you should also increase the user fees. That's perhaps one way to lessen taxpayer angst, and budget deficits. Again, it would only seem fair.
Commission savors the sunshine
The weather on Longboat Key was cloudy on the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 11, but the Longboat Key Town Commission stayed in the sunshine, as far as the Longboat Observer could tell.
Resident keeps eye on the pie
Inspired by her mother’s homemade banana cream pie, Bird Key resident Kim Manning had a sweet idea: key lime with a twist.
Show us your spirit this season
This week, our reporters will make our final decisions on our favorite displays of holiday cheer for our “Spirit of the Season” contest. This year’s competition isn’t limited to lights.