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Town Attorney seeks pay hike

Town Attorney seeks pay hike

Increasing legal demands lead to request for billing at $235 per hour instead of monthly retainer.

August 2, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

What didn’t Longboat Key residents get for Christmas?

What didn’t Longboat Key residents get for Christmas?

Barring the calling of a special election, residents will have to wait for more than a year to vote for burying the utilities on Gulf of Mexico Drive.

January 12, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »

Designation of R. David Jackson as Assistant Town Attorney

Designation of R. David Jackson as Assistant Town Attorney

Article VI (Sec. 2) of the Town Charter provides that the Town Attorney may appoint qualified Assistant Town Attorneys with the advice and consent of the Town Commission. Town Attorney Maggie Mooney-Portale would like to add R. David Jackson as an Assistant Town Attorney. Mr. Jackson has been assisting Mooney-Portale with procurement and permitting matters. […]

September 6, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, News Shorts | Read More »

Scott signs LBK land law

Scott signs LBK land law

‘The Commission should once again be commended for its commitment to protecting the Charter and the referendum requirement that has been one of the backbones of this community since the 1980s.’

June 24, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Amid support, LBK Attorney decides to stay

Amid support, LBK Attorney decides to stay

‘I’m very disappointed and angered that our town attorney wished to resign. I think she has a majority of support and I think she is reading the tea leaves wrong.’

June 11, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Town says ‘No’ to Colony Nuisance

Town says ‘No’ to Colony Nuisance

In an effort to avoid being swept into possible challenge and litigation and to avoid the spending of thousands of dollars necessary to proceed with attorneys and experts, the Town took about 37 minutes to agree to stop the process.

June 2, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Town Attorney resigns

Longboat Town Attorney resigns

“I’m disappointed; Maggie was our hire. When we hired her, we knew there was going to be a development curve. I was pleased in the last month how she was performing on that curve. I believe bumps and criticism were laid unfairly at her feet and I am disappointed and I believe several of my colleagues are as well.”

May 20, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Site plan surprise for town leaders

Site plan surprise for town leaders

The Longboat Key Town Commission was surprised at Monday’s workshop when it found that a request to return final site plan approval to the Planning and Zoning Board was not as clear cut and simple as it initially appeared.

April 29, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Maggie Mooney-Portale, Town Attorney

Maggie Mooney-Portale, Town Attorney

I’m impressed with our new Attorney. She is poised, confident and willing to talk – about herself or our Town.

April 29, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, 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 »