Currently 2 Responses
- The Commissioners would be wise to go beyond evaluating the town managers "managing up" skills and think about the tone he sets for employees. As a resident I am perplexed when firefighters show up at a Council meeting in an attempt to influence taxing decisions to their own benefit, when two police officers are fired for threatening the public, and a third initiates a civil suit for $1 million against the residents he is hired to protect. Many of us do not agree that that is a private matter -- or need some information to convince us that this is so. Too many town employees intimidate rather than serve. That tone is set by management.
- Last year about this time this Newspaper wrote an editorial concerning the Town Manager's performance. In essence, the article said the TOWN MANAGER must go. Has anything really changed this NEWSPAPER'S opinion?
3 Manatee Audubon -- OPEN HOUSE at Felts Audubon Preserve
8:00 am - 11:00 am
19 Jewels on the Bay Showhouse
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
21 Taste of the Keys & Fashion Show
8 Sarasota Music Half Marathon
7:00 am - 6:00 am
Program to honor Sally Shapiro
Longboat Key resident Sally Shapiro loved music, and a special musical program her husband, Sam, organized will honor her memory.
Key of Sea seeks new voices
Key of Sea Chorus, which sings at assisted-living and retirement homes in the Sarasota area, is inviting new members to join.
Learn more about LBK Foundation
Want to know more about the Longboat Key Foundation, which is embarking on a $1 million fundraising drive, as reported in the Dec. 18 issue of the Longboat Observer?