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Plaintiff seeks contempt in Colony court case

Plaintiff seeks contempt in Colony court case

The Colony Board of Unit Owners has prepared a budget for the anticipated repairs recommending an assessment of over $30,000 per unit owner in 2016, and $55,000 per unit owner in 2017 to raise more than $20.5 million.

June 23, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Town approves power line vote language

Town approves power line vote language

“The current method is grossly unfair to many property owners.”

June 23, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Beach boosted by $1.5 million in state funds

Beach boosted by $1.5 million in state funds

North-end beach to benefit from sand dredged in Longboat Pass.

June 23, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Managing Longboat Key

Managing Longboat Key

Longboat Key’s Town Manager Dave Bullock may be called by many names and undertake a myriad of roles, the most pressing issues on Longboat Key have a way of returning year after year.

June 23, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Colony auction date inches closer

Colony auction date inches closer

Judge May agrees to move forward with the sale of the Chapter 7 estate that holds a $23 million judgement against the Colony unit owners.

June 23, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Shoreline structures building new beach

Shoreline structures building new beach

The North Shore Road public beach access and parking area is now open.

June 23, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Colony Trustee asks Bankruptcy court for June 26 sale of $23 million judgment

Colony Trustee asks Bankruptcy court for June 26 sale of $23 million judgment

The Trustee argues to the Judge that all efforts to arrive at a ‘global settlement’ with the Association of Unit Owners has failed. The Trustee added that there are no ongoing operations at The Colony and after four years of litigation, “The Trustee believes it is time to efficiently monetize the assets of his estate.”

June 9, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Town adopts plan to bury power lines

Town adopts plan to bury power lines

Part of the plan is to also install fiber optic line.

June 9, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Seawall stirs controversy; solutions sought

Seawall stirs controversy; solutions sought

‘If we’re going to start taking over as a social organization, then maybe we need a different charter.’

June 9, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Burying Longboat’s power lines: What will we pay, who gets to say?

Burying Longboat’s power lines: What will we pay, who gets to say?

The cost to underground Gulf of Mexico Drive is about $23.4 million and the entire Key is projected at $42.1 million. How to pay is up for debate.

June 9, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines | Read More »