Tag Archives: 10-06-2010

Precautionary Boil Water Notice

Precautionary Boil Water Notice

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010) – Manatee County Utilities Department has a Precautionary Boil Water notice still in effect for customers on the North End of Anna Maria Island from Pine Ave. All water used for drinking or …

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The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010

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McClash calls Longboat Pass resolution ‘lie’

Manatee County Commissioner Joe McClash Sept. 28 voted against seeking help to dredge Longboat Pass, claiming a county resolution conveys a lie to the federal government. The resolution, which passed 5-1 with McClash’s “nay,” calls on the U.S. Army Corps …

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Aubry may be required to vote on PAR

Newly elected Anna Maria Commissioner Gene Aubry might run into state law in trying to fulfill his campaign promise not to vote on any issue relating to Pine Avenue Restoration LLC. Prior to his election, Aubry, an architect, had performed …

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Tom Turner is Anna Maria’s top citizen for 2010

The city’s citizen recognition committee named Tom Turner of North Shore Drive Anna Maria Citizen of the Year last week. Turner formerly chaired the planning and zoning board and currently serves as a P&Z member. Islander Photo: Rick Catlin

Tom Turner of North Shore Drive is Anna Maria’s Citizen of the Year. The citizen’s recognition committee honored Turner Sept. 28 for his outstanding volunteer service to the city, including assisting the city planner on various planning proposals, his input …

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Order issued in Lohn case

Circuit Court Judge Edward Nicholas recently asked the city of Bradenton Beach to formally respond to a suit filed by property-owner Ken Lohn more than a year ago. Nicholas issued an “order to show cause,” a routine judicial order in …

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Commision favors Waste Pro

Bradenton Beach commissioners voted 4-1 to proceed with negotiating a contract with Waste Pro of Florida for recycling services in the city. The commission had reviewed bids from four companies during a meeting Sept. 21, then met briefly Sept. 30 …

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HBPD: Sunshine complaint ‘unfounded’

The Holmes Beach Police Department deemed “unfounded” an allegation of a Sunshine Law violation involving Manatee County Commissioners John Chappie and Carol Whitmore and county administrator Ed Hunzeker. The case was closed Sept. 30, about a week after it was …

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County board OKs trolley purchases

Island trolleys will be replaced in about a year. In the meantime, mechanical problems may force Manatee County Area Transit to put more buses in service on Anna Maria Island. Islander Photo: Lisa Neff

Five new 35-foot diesel trolleys will roll along Anna Maria Island’s north/south transit route within the next year. The Manatee County Board of Commissioners Sept. 28 voted unanimously to purchase the trolleys using federal funding. The cost, according to finance …

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Crash disrupts water service

A Holmes Beach public works crew and Manatee County Utilities Department workers returned for more repairs to the water service at 2 p.m. Oct. 3. Jerry Brower, left, and Mark Coarsey, both of MCUD, and Dave Forbes of HBPW survey the damage from the early morning crash that took out a fire hydrant and water service to most of Anna Maria Island. Islander Photo: Bonner Joy

The north end of Anna Maria Island remained under an advisory to boil water Monday, Oct. 4, after Jason Bond, 24, of Bradenton, crashed his vehicle and wiped out a utility pole and fire hydrant at Gulf Drive and 73rd …

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