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Commissioners know that any renovation of the Colony Beach & Tennis Resort is most likely years away.
Longboat Key Monday, Sep. 24, 2012 5 years ago

Colony extension delayed again

by: Kurt Schultheis Senior Editor

The Longboat Key Town Commission Monday postponed a decision, again, on extending the Colony Beach & Tennis Resort Association Dec. 31 deadline for re-opening the resort.

Instead, commissioners voted to continue the hearing this morning on the request until its Oct. 1 regular meeting, at which time they will review language for a new extension timeline that comes along with several requirements and conditions.

Knowing that a decision still looms in a future Tampa-based bankruptcy courtroom that will decide who has future control of the resort, the commission agreed to create a hybrid of two extension options provided by Town Manager Dave Bullock.

The myriad of conditions will be drawn up for commissioners to review on Oct. 1 and were agreed upon after commissioners realized they can’t control how quickly the resort gets up and running again and how long the litigation will continue.

For more information, pick up a copy of Thursday's Sept. 27 Longboat Observer.

Contact Kurt Schultheis at [email protected].

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