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Don’t let traffic drive your vote

Don’t let traffic drive your vote

Perhaps it would seem nice if we could inject Juvederm and Botox into the face of Longboat Key and freeze its beauty forever to avoid all the scars of future development and traffic.

April 27, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Key Club plan hinges on voters

Key Club plan hinges on voters

‘We will renovate and improve the property with our own equity and our own money and this investment will translate into a renewed Key Club we believe will be something in which all of Longboat Key can be proud.’

April 24, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Zoning Longboat’s and the Key Club’s future

Zoning Longboat’s and the Key Club’s future

More density can be requested in Islandside and Harbourside developments, but units are not guaranteed.

June 16, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

The future of density limits on Longboat Key

The future of density limits on Longboat Key

Some Longboat Key planning board members and some current town commissioners may get their secret dream of having the ability to add zoning density to Longboat Key without a public vote a reality.

April 21, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Longboat employees win, parking lot melanoma, Colony Resort, Dan Dowd and the Generation of Fools

Longboat employees win, parking lot melanoma, Colony Resort, Dan Dowd and the Generation of Fools

The Town will be drawn into lawsuits that will make all of the weeds and debris at the Colony not spontaneously generate into rats, but even more egregious —a plague of land use attorneys will rise from the morass.

August 17, 2013 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Mar Vista debacle latest in damaging decisions

Mar Vista debacle latest in damaging decisions

We have now squandered so much energy on bad land-use processes and decisions that every grandchild of every land use attorney in the Southwest Florida region has college, their first car, first two weddings and house paid for by our mistakes.

May 27, 2013 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

How a caffeined-up Al Pacino threatened my home

How a caffeined-up Al Pacino threatened my home

I saw my face reflected in the mirror that looms in the foyer by the kitchen. I was tired, unshaven and looked like a derelict George Clooney in the final scenes of The Perfect Storm before the boat goes under.

April 9, 2013 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Proposed height code changes to allow units at Hilton and other Tourism properties

Proposed height code changes to allow units at Hilton and other Tourism properties

Longboat Key town commissioners approved changes to the town regulations controlling the height code that will allow expansion at the Hilton property and other tourist zoned districts to accommodate additional tourism units. Town Manager David Bullock said the change allows additional height to be granted through a site plan process rather than an outline development [...]

March 25, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Election postscript

Election postscript

Let’s just say that this was a spirited election; 40.06% of registered LBK voters turned out. One race was decided by 27 votes. That’s about 1% of the votes.

At least $70,000 was contributed to the six candidates. The two aspirants to a one year seat raised almost $41,000. Now that’s ambition.

You know the numbers. The big winner was Younger – Congratulations, Phill.

March 25, 2013 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Incumbents Brown, Younger, Gans sweep Longboat Key election (Complete Results)

Incumbents Brown, Younger, Gans sweep Longboat Key election (Complete Results)

All three Longboat Key incumbents — Mayor Jim Brown and Commissioners Terry Gans and Phill Younger — were reelected Tuesday night after a hard-fought race that saw record spending levels and community involvement.

March 12, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »