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Spooky celebrations begin at Mote.

October 2, 2009

Spooky celebrations begin at Mote.

Town lift station rehabilitation underway

Town lift station rehabilitation underway

October 1, 2009

The town’s Public Works Department is in the midst of construction improvements to two wastewater lift stations at 300 Gulf of Mexico Drive and 502 Harbourside Drive.

Neil Martin retirement party

Neil Martin retirement party

September 30, 2009

Longboat Key Public Works Operations Manager Neil Martin celebrates his retirement after 32 years with the department.

Are oil rigs in Longboat’s future?

Are oil rigs in Longboat’s future?

September 30, 2009

The Longboat Key Town Commission wants to know if its constituents are for or against oil rigs being placed in the Gulf of Mexico three-to-nine miles off the island’s shores.

Commission adopts 1.4903 millage rate

Commission adopts 1.4903 millage rate

September 30, 2009

Despite pleas by town public safety personnel to raise the millage rate, the Town Commission adopted a millage rate that’s .65% lower than the current tax rate.

Update: What lies in store for the Colony?

Update: What lies in store for the Colony?

September 30, 2009

The Colony Beach & Tennis Resort, still in the process of closing its hotel operations, was quiet and mostly deserted Tuesday, Sept. 29.

Town drops cellular discussion

Town drops cellular discussion

September 30, 2009

At its regular workshop, the commission once again debated the telecommunications ordinance to improve cell-phone reception on Longboat but decided not to amend it.

Firefighters, town talk contract

September 30, 2009

The town’s labor attorney, Reynolds Allen, said the town is in no position to offer wage increases to firefighters as part of a new union contract, which begins Oct. 1.

Area officials question town fertilizer ordinance questioned

September 30, 2009

Some officials believe the town’s ordinance, which contains a blackout period for fertilizer during the rainy season and favors 3-foot, fertilizer-free waterfront zones, is too strict.

Kiwanis Club gears up  for St. Jude luncheon

Kiwanis Club gears up for St. Jude luncheon

September 30, 2009

This year’s car raffle features the choice between a 2010 Ford Fusion and $20,000.



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