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Longboat Key Letters – Week ending August 19, 2016

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending August 19, 2016

Longboat Key News encourages Letters to the Editor on timely issues. Please email to: letters@lbknews.com or mail to PO Box 8001, Longboat Key, FL 34228. We also print letters sent to Town Hall that address Longboat Key issues. We reserve the right to edit. Google Fiber follows Longboat Key’s lead To: Mayor Jack Duncan, Town [...]

August 24, 2016 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending August 12, 2016

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending August 12, 2016

Longboat Key News encourages Letters to the Editor on timely issues. Please email to: letters@lbknews.com or mail to PO Box 8001, Longboat Key, FL 34228. We also print letters sent to Town Hall that address Longboat Key issues. We reserve the right to edit. North end hotel propaganda To: Editor I write to add my [...]

August 23, 2016 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending August 5, 2016

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending August 5, 2016

Longboat Key News encourages Letters to the Editor on timely issues. Please email to: letters@lbknews.com or mail to PO Box 8001, Longboat Key, FL 34228. We also print letters sent to Town Hall that address Longboat Key issues. We reserve the right to edit. Vote ‘Yes’ on August 30 To: Editor If you want even [...]

August 23, 2016 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending July 29, 2016

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending July 29, 2016

Unicorp Letters regarding The Colony To: Town Commission Please find attached two letters addressed to Mayor Jack Duncan from Mr. Chuck Whittall, President of Unicorp National Development, Inc. The first letter is to inform you that Unicorp has completed the acquisition of the portions of The Colony that were previously owned by Colony Lender. The [...]

July 30, 2016 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending July 22, 2016

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending July 22, 2016

Undergrounding assessments disproportionate To: Town Commission We are owners of Unit #520, in the Bayport Beach and Tennis Condominium complex. Our unit is in the “A” cluster. We are alarmed and dismayed by the disproportionate assessment for utility under-grounding assigned to our unit, as well as the other units in both the “A” and “B” [...]

July 23, 2016 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending July 15, 2016

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending July 15, 2016

Regarding editorial “Longboat Commission Masters The Art of Clumsy Defeat” To: Editor Your Friday, July 8 editorial states: “The voters of Longboat Key wanted to see their neighborhoods undergrounded.” In one sense, this is true because, “wanted” is past tense.  Some of those who “wanted,” now do not want. They have seen the ramifications and [...]

July 18, 2016 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending July 8, 2016

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending July 8, 2016

Another hotel? To: Editor Who wants another hotel on Longboat Key? No one. I have spoken to residents, read their letters to the newspapers and to me personally, received phone calls, and had many conversations. I have seen signs on the roads saying  “Vote No on the 30th.” We like our quiet end of the [...]

July 9, 2016 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending July 1, 2016

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending July 1, 2016

Tennis courts and Longboat Library To: Editor As a recent new full time resident and a 2-year Longboat Key Private Library volunteer, I find it unconscionable that the Town is unwilling to provide funding for our private library.  Repeatedly I have been told that the Tennis courts were self-sufficient and that it was considered an [...]

July 9, 2016 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending June 24, 2016

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending June 24, 2016

Storm and commission meeting disappointing To: Editor Although I thought we were under a storm watch on Monday night, I went to an LBK Commissioners meeting because I had not gone for a while. It lasted until 1 a.m. and was the most negative meeting I’ve ever been to. Each commissioner gave his opinion, usually [...]

June 25, 2016 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending June 17, 2016

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending June 17, 2016

Beach erosion by Tropical Storm Colin To: Town Commission I recently visited the beach to observe possible damage from the Tropical Storm Colin near the recently restored mid LBK area. To my dismay at least one large channel, several hundred yards long and 10 yards wide has been cut 50 feet from the shoreline south [...]

June 20, 2016 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »