Tag Archives: 01-29-2014

Beachbuilders resume dredging, pumping sand

Beach walkers pass by silent equipment Jan. 22 as weather once again forced a halt to the ongoing, off again beach renourishment dredge-and-pump operations. Islander Photo: Rick Catlin

Anna Maria Island’s beach renourishment project appears stuck between cold weather systems dropping down from the north. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, dredging operations were halted Jan. 20 due to northerly winds and rough seas nearshore in …

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2 builders ordered to stop work in Holmes Beach

Holmes Beach Mayor Carmel Monti provides documentation on two construction sites issued stop work orders. Islander Photo: Mark Young

Two developers renovating property in Holmes Beach received stop work orders when inspections revealed construction issues, as well as a broader scope of work being performed than what was permitted by the city building department. Construction on properties at 626 …

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MCSO searches for abandoned boat’s owner

A 27-foot Sea Ray cruiser is beached on the shore at Bean Point, Anna Maria, and has been there since Jan. 19, Manatee County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Paul Davis said. The MCSO Marine Unit is attempting to find the registered …

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