The town of Longboat Key is attempting to open the Bayfront Park Recreation Center to allow the popular facility to serve residents and visitors in the upcoming busy season. Currently, the expanded Bayfront Park is under redevelopment and sufficient access and parking as well as an area for emergency vehicles to turn around would have [...]
Town Manager Dave Bullock said the recently installed crosswalks on Longboat Key will receive new flashing signage as well as pavement markers to give motorists advanced warning of a crossing. Bullock has been under pressure by the Commission to push the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to make the crosswalks safer following complaints by residents [...]
Commissioner Jack Daly, also a member of the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), and Town Manager Dave Bullock will be proposing at the MPO meeting on Jan. 25, that it consider paying $135,000 of the $675,000 cost for the regional traffic study project. The $675,000 traffic study project will be performed by the Florida Department of [...]
It will take the focused determination of our current Town Commission to push forward with the latest proposal to bury the power lines in the neighborhoods. The plan will be attacked as unfair, undemocratic and perhaps unnecessary. But we need their steadfastness. That is what we pay them the big money for on Longboat Key — to stay the course and not enter the convoluted land of policy making gone awry.