Court orders Anna Maria election confirmed

The 2nd District Court of Appeal has ordered that the recall election of Anna Maria Commissioner Harry Stoltzfus be confirmed by the city’s canvassing board.

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Long-awaited results, Stoltzfus out, Aubry in

Anna Maria commission candidate Gene Aubry waves on Pine Avenue as he campaigns in the Sept. 7 recall election. I Photos: Rick Catlin

Voters had their say Sept. 7 in the special election to recall Anna Maria Commissioner Harry Stoltzfus, but the results were only announced Monday, Sept. 13.

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Demand for public ballot succeeds, results announced Monday

By 10 a.m. Monday, all involved parties in the special election had filed either motions or responses demanding the immediate release of the voting results from the Sept. 7 election on the recall of Anna Maria Commissioner Harry Stoltzfus.

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Budget hearing attracts little interest

Anna Maria taxpayers appear pleased with the city’s proposed $2.1 million budget for 2010-11, and with the city commission’s decision to retain the current 1.7882 ad valorem tax rate.

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Lean and mean budget reviewed Sept. 14

The first Holmes Beach hearing on the proposed 2010-11 budget was to be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, at Holmes Beach City Hall, 5801 Marina Drive.

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BB commission acts on budget

Bradenton Beach commissioners voted last week to move forward with a $2.66 million spending plan for 2010-11 and likely will adopt the budget this week.

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Viens’ disappearance becomes homicide case

Dawn Viens is pictured, center, and David Viens is at the right on the scooter, in this photo from the market opening in 2004.

The disappearance of a former Anna Maria Island woman nearly a year ago is now being investigated as a homicide.

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Bradenton Beach couple avoids scam

This check looks real, but offers only a scam, not dollars.

The excitement, Nancy Eastman said, lasted about 5 minutes.

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Obituaries

Arthur Stanley Bussey Arthur Stanley Bussey,95, Holmes Beach, died Sept. 8. He was born in Turner County, Ga. Mr. Bussey came to Holmes Beach in 1972 from the nation’s capital, where he had been an architect in the Department of …

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Island real estate transactions

528 72nd St., Holmes Beach, a 4,014 sfla / 9,061 sfur 4bed/3½bath/4car bayfront pool home built in 2008 on a 105×112 lot was sold 08/25/10, Walding to Overstreet for $1,450,000; list $1,850,000. 512 Bayview Place, Anna Maria, a 1,512 sfla …

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