Tag Archives: 06-18-2014

Digging in for digital service

A groundbreaking takes place June 12 for the long-awaited Bradenton Beach cell tower near the city’s public works facility, 400 Church Ave. Those who attended are, from left, Jim Eatrides of Alpha-Omega Communications, Commissioner Jan Vosburgh, Mayor Bill Shearon, Shearon’s …

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Anna Maria receives 7 notices on Bert Harris claims

The beachfront home at 101 Willow Ave., Anna Maria, owned by Shawn and Jennifer Kaleta and KPI 48th Street LLC, is the subject of a Bert Harris Jr. notice to the city. Islander Photo: Rick Catlin

Florida’s Bert Harris Jr. Property Rights Act of 1995 may soon become familiar to islanders. First on the mark with a letter of intent regarding a Bert Harris Jr. property rights action June 6 were Mark McClean and wife Kathy …

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Balloon test planned for AM cell tower height

Florida Tower Partners plans to conduct a balloon test for the planned height of its cell tower 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at Anna Maria City Hall. If weather prohibits the June 21 test date, another attempt will be …

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Bradenton Beach commission to evaluate clerk, treasurer

Bradenton Beach city clerk Jamie Anderson, left, and treasurer Sheila Dalton shortly after accepting their new administrative positions. Islander File Photo

Two new members of the Bradenton Beach city staff are up for evaluation. The commission voted June 5 to evaluate Shelia Dalton, city treasurer, and Jamie Anderson, city clerk. A positive evaluation could result in full-time employee status, including benefits …

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‘A new day’ begins at community center

Anna Maria Island Community Center executive director Dawn Stiles, left, talks with center board member David Teitelbaum and board chair Scott Rudacille. Islander Photo: Rick Catlin

“Out with the old and in with the new” is often repeated on New Year’s Day. For the financially troubled Anna Maria Island Community Center, that phrase has been altered to be: “It’s a New Day” at the center. Executive …

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All three island cities have election races heating up

By Jennifer Glenfield Islander Reporter       In many small cities, politics takes the back stage. Not so in Holmes Beach, where players are stepping up to seek seats on the dais and in the mayor’s office. The two-year terms held …

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Real estate agent to stand trial for operating without a license

A former Anna Maria Island real estate agent, accused of operating without a real estate license, was scheduled for a jury trial June 16. Michael Carleton, 61, was arrested Nov. 12, 2013, following an investigation by the Florida Department of …

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Review of Mainsail site plan, HB charter ordinance planned

The Holmes Beach city commission will review the site plan for Mainsail Lodge and Marina Tuesday, June 24. The commission is holding its regular meeting at 6 p.m., where votes and decisions can take place, followed by a work session. …

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Island vacationer, daughter arrested

A woman was arrested June 4 in Holmes Beach after she allegedly joined her 16-year-old son and 20-year-old daughter in a smoke of marijuana. The 38-year-old mom faces a charge of child abuse after her son was rushed to the …

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BB restaurant owner faces marijuana charge

A Bradenton Beach restaurant owner received a notice to appear in court May 27 after a Holmes Beach Police Department officer found marijuana and more than 200 pills in his possession. George Frangoulis of Bradenton received a notice to appear …

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