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Florida State University flunks Longboat’s firefighter pension

Florida State University flunks Longboat’s firefighter pension

Longboat Key’s Firefighter Pension fund received the lowest possible ranking from Florida State University in its latest report card for Florida’s municipal pension funds.

October 5, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat planning progress frustrates Longboat leaders

Longboat planning progress frustrates Longboat leaders

“I do not know where we are going here – we sound like the Colony. We say we have a consulting agreement with the University of Florida, but to what end? I am not sure what the processes are, and what steps or of the timeline for those steps. I think we need to make this a tighter strategy with stricter timelines.”

September 21, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Colony Occupancy: a case of conditions

Colony Occupancy: a case of conditions

Longboat Key Commissioners asked Town Manager Dave Bullock what the process and procedure is for any re-occupancy of the resort.

September 6, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Town permits Colony unit owners to renovate; owner says more to come

Town permits Colony unit owners to renovate; owner says more to come

‘Once we get out units fixed up we will take immediate steps to turn the water and sewer back on so that a number of units will be habitable as soon as possible. We are confident that the Town will not stand in our way.’

August 31, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Town hires Darin Cushing as new Building Official

Town hires Darin Cushing as new Building Official

Longboat Key hired Darin Cushing on Aug. 27 as its Building Official at an annual salary of $71,011.20.

August 31, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Manager reels one in…

Manager reels one in…

Longboat Key Town Manager Dave Bullock (looking like a truly unshaven barnacled fisherman) reeled in this massive Mahi Mahi while vacationing near Islamorada with his wife, Donna, last month. He caught it using Billy Bait 10 miles offshore on their Mainship.  He said he had great fun and they caught many lobsters as well and […]

August 31, 2014 | Posted in In the news, Key Fishing, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat pursues Town Center, burying power lines

Longboat pursues Town Center, burying power lines

‘It will be a big project; they will be involved the whole way through. There is also a feasibility element. We do not want to create something that is not viable.’

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

Town Manager notifies Sarasota of its sand sharing agreement

Town Manager notifies Sarasota of its sand sharing agreement

Town Manager David Bullock has notified the town commission and the city of Sarasota that the sand in New Pass is already spoken for by the town of Longboat Key. Bullock informed the Longboat Key commission on Wednesday via email that he hopes a sand sharing agreement which has been in place for years between […]

July 28, 2014 | Posted in Key Recreation, Major Headlines, News Shorts, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Vice Mayor Duncan to exit Town Commission and enter next stage of his life

Longboat Key Vice Mayor Duncan to exit Town Commission and enter next stage of his life

STEVE REID Editor & Publisher sreid@lbknews.com Longboat Key Vice Mayor Jack Duncan will not seek a third and final term and has announced he is stepping down in March 2015. In a letter sent last Sunday to Mayor Jim Brown and his fellow Commissioners, Duncan said the decision followed “hours of soul searching and long […]

July 22, 2014 | Posted in In the news, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Managing Longboat’s future

Managing Longboat’s future

When will the town re-zone the Colony property?
Will residents at Islandside really be subjected to 100 dump trucks of sand each day?
Will the town finally develop the Bayfront Park site into an expanded facility?
If the town decides to bury power lines, what opportunities open up on GMD?

July 14, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »