The Longboat Key Town Commission is on the brink of debating and deciding two issues that can affect the future of The Colony Beach and Tennis Resort next week. First, the town will decide whether or not to continue grandfathering the closed resort’s 237 units. Second, the town will decide if it wants to follow Town Manager David Bullock’s recommendation to insist that The Colony structures be demolished as a condition of the right to the zoning density.
The Planning and Zoning Board will examine a site plan amendment for the Longboat Key Hilton Resort at its 9 a.m. Dec. 17 meeting that requests 85 of the town’s pool of 250 tourism units as part of a $24 million renovation-and-expansion project. Delray Beach-based Ocean Properties Ltd., owner of the Hilton and the Resort [...]
The town commission formed the Urban Land Institute’s Implementation Advisory Committee at its Monday regular meeting. This is the second formation of the group with the original committee consisting of Commissioners Jack Duncan and Pat Zunz, Planning and Zoning Board members Walter Hackett and George Symanski and Longboat Key citizens Tom Freiwald and Larry Grossman. [...]
The Longboat Key Town Commission will consider an ordinance at its Monday, Dec. 2 regular meeting that will ask voters in March 2014 to approve a charter amendment to delete the requirement for Longboat Key to maintain a permanent Zoning Board of Adjustment. Currently, the Town Charter says the permanent boards of the town shall [...]