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The commission also will approve $41,000 in funding for the Manatee County trolley portion of the island's trolley route.
Longboat Key Monday, Feb. 7, 2011 6 years ago

Commission adopts Vision Plan tonight

by: Kurt Schultheis Senior Editor

The Longboat Key Town Commission will decide whether to adopt its Vision Plan at its regular meeting tonight at Town Hall.

A subcommittee that met for months last year worked to revise and update the 21-page plan.

Also at its regular meeting at Town Hall, 501 Bay Isles Road, the commission will:

Consider forwarding to its March 7 regular meeting for second reading and public hearing:
• An ordinance that provides for Internal Revenue Service compliance for the Firefighters’ Retirement System.

Consider adopting:
• An ordinance that funds a $42,000 funding shortfall for the Longboat Key trolley route.
• An ordinance that codifies ordinances adopted by the commission through Dec. 6, 2010.
• An ordinance that provides for pass-through wholesale water and wastewater rate increases from Manatee County.

Consider authorizing:
• Town Manager Bruce St. Denis to commit $5,000 to the Economic Development Council of the Manatee County Chamber of Commerce, which will provide a seat for Longboat Key on its advisory board. The commission will appoint a member to the seat if it agrees to create the seat.

Consider appointing or reappointing:
• A Key resident to the Citizen’s Oversight Committee for Public School Facility Planning that expires this month.

Contact Kurt Schultheis at [email protected].

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