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Election, again

Election, again

We seem to have entered that familiar dichotomy, dividing into Community vs. its Country Club.

March 4, 2013 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Directed to PIC

Directed to PIC

None of your recommended candidates has been “elected” by the citizenry. They were all originally chosen by sitting Commissioners who carefully vetted them before their anointment and appointment.

March 4, 2013 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Longboat Key Election 2013: Candidate countdown…

Longboat Key Election 2013: Candidate countdown…

Final debate of election brings strong answers and differences.
• Details of future Islandside plan revealed; Bob White protests.
• Is the Longboat Hilton project being handled correctly? Candidates differ.
• Which candidates are firmly against cell towers? Read the answers.
• Why did Jaleski quit the Commission last time? George Spoll takes issue.
• Any lessons learned from the recent defeats in court? You decide.

March 4, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines | Read More »

Brown and Grossman

Brown and Grossman

Longboaters should listen very carefully to these two candidates. Neither seems to be shy about sharing his views. We are not likely to see two more qualified candidates soon.

February 9, 2013 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Candidates greet L’Ambiance

Candidates greet L’Ambiance

A “Meet the Candidates” event at L’Ambiance Condominium was held on January 25 for the three candidates challenging incumbent commissioners in the town election in March. Fifty plus attendees heard statements from Irwin Pastor, Gene Jaleski and Larry Grossman on issues that included compliance with the Town Code, the need for better planning and the […]

February 7, 2013 | Posted in In the news, Key Events, Key Life, News Shorts | Read More »

Longboat Key Election 2013: Profile on Phill Younger

Longboat Key Election 2013: Profile on Phill Younger

‘I’ve brought the ability to do objective, in depth research to get to the heart of the matter, to look at the economics and the overall feasibility of something and weigh it and present it.’

January 26, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Election 2013: Profile on Gene Jaleski

Longboat Key Election 2013: Profile on Gene Jaleski

‘My engineering background, along with decades of active participation in community affairs, allow me to work with local government staff to achieve optimal results.’

January 26, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Election 2013: Intro

Longboat Key Election 2013: Intro

Nothing galvanizes the Longboat Key Community like a contested Town Commission election. And this year is sizing up to be a possible game-changer for our future direction, especially when it comes to redevelopment and the revitalization of Longboat Key. A total of four seats are up for election with Commissioner Jack Duncan as the sole […]

January 8, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Election 2013: Profile on Irwin Pastor

Longboat Key Election 2013: Profile on Irwin Pastor

Pastor says redevelopment and revitalization can successfully be accomplished without trampling on private property rights.

January 8, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Election 2013: Profile on Terry Gans

Longboat Key Election 2013: Profile on Terry Gans

Gans says the Codes need to reflect a degree of flexibility – not to overwhelm the Island but the maintain “The balance and spirit of what came before and yet meet today’s needs.”

January 8, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »