Longboat Key Estates Club Association has voted, and formally stated to the town of Longboat Key, that it does not want dogs on the beach. In recent weeks, the idea of creating a dedicated dog beach or allowing dogs during restricted hours access to the entire Longboat Key waterfront has divided the community.
The Longboat Key Town Commission voted 7-0 to approve the $452,500 purchase of the property at 4110 Gulf of Mexico Drive adjacent to Bayfront Park. The money used for the purchase was designated for the purchase of open-space land and could not be used for other any other purpose, according to town officials. Commissioners thought [...]
The Town Commission will consider the purchase of the property at 4110 Gulf of Mexico Drive for $452,500 at its regular meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 7 in Town Hall. The property is adjacent to Bayfront Park and is owned by the First Federal Bank of Florida, which received the certificate of title after [...]
According to a Town Hall email, proposals were solicited for architectural design services for the new Bayfront Park Community Center. The firm selected will assist in further development of already identified options for a community center within the town. The bid from Wannemacher Jensen Architects Inc., based in St. Petersburg, will be recommended for the [...]
The Department of Community Affairs State Land Planning Agency completed its review of Longboat’s Comprehensive Plan amendment for Bayfront Park, which was passed Aug. 10 by the Longboat Key Town Commission, and found no changes in the amendment will be challenged. The amendments change the Future Land Use Map to make specific properties next to [...]
Vice Mayor David Brenner asked if there was a bit of pet prejudice going on in Longboat Key’s park system. Brenner asked Town Manager Bruce St. Denis at the last commission meeting why pets are allowed on a leash only at Durante Park. He wondered why Quick Point and Bayfront Park had different policies. St. [...]