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Anna Maria pier construction ‘jets’ forward

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Work installing the first pilings for the new Anna Maria City Pier began in earnest Feb. 2 with pile driving. Contractor Icon will pound and jet 200 pilings by August 2019 before beginning on the decking. More, page 2. Islander Photo: Jack Elka
I+iconSOUTHEAST workers drive the first of 200 pilings Feb. 2 from a barge at the site of the new Anna Maria City Pier. Islander Photo: Jack Elka

Tests are done and it’s time for driving real pilings for the Anna Maria City Pier.

Workers from i+iconSOUTHEAST completed driving test pilings in Tampa Bay Feb. 1 and began driving real pilings Feb. 2, according to Mayor Dan Murphy.

“They’ll probably have five or six pilings done by the end of today,” Murphy said Feb. 2 by phone.

According to pilebuck.com, contractors drive test pilings to get a feel for how much force must be used to penetrate the sediment below, how fast piles can be driven and how much pressure to use while pile jetting.

Water-jetting creates a hole by forcing water under the piling, displacing the sediment below.

Murphy said Icon would be using a mixture of drill and jet driving to install the piles. While jetting is faster and more cost effective, driving piles can result in more stability.

“It the weather is smooth, the bay isn’t choppy and they don’t run into any technical complications, it looks like they’ll be able to drive about seven pilings a day,” Murphy said.

More than 200 pilings will be used for the new pier, according to Murphy.

The city’s $3,332,837 contract with Icon requires the contractor, with good weather, to complete the construction of the pier walkway and T-end by Aug. 26, or pay a $975 penalty for each subsequent workday.

— Ryan Paice

Lifeguard towers to tumble, rise again anew

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Lifeguard towers line the beach Jan. 31 in Bradenton Beach. A proposal to replace the towers soon will be considered by the Manatee County Commission. Islander Photo: Kathy Prucnell

Lifeguards are better able to scan for trouble from a high perch.

Eleven new tower structures are planned to house the marine rescue personnel, replacing eight outdated, worn lifeguard towers — seven in Bradenton Beach and one in Holmes Beach.

The Manatee County Board of Commissioners is expected to review the contractor’s plans at an upcoming meeting.

Towers will be added at Cortez Beach at the base of the three groins, the pier-like erosion-control structures that jut into the Gulf of Mexico, and old towers will be replaced.

The county’s 2018-19 budget includes $350,000 to add three towers and $750,000 to replace eight towers — six portable towers between Cortez and Coquina beaches, as well as the two permanent towers at Coquina Beach and the Manatee Public Beach in Holmes Beach.

“The current lifeguard stands have baked in the sun near abrasive sand and surf for 20-plus years,” said Joe Westerman, chief of the Manatee County Marine Rescue, who heads the division, including 16 lifeguards and other safety personnel.

According to the county website, the towers, built in the mid-1990s, do not meet Florida wind codes.

The lifeguard tower improvements are among numerous public safety, parks and transportation projects to be paid by the half-cent sales tax hike approved by voters in November 2016.

The voters doubled the county’s portion of the sales tax from a half-cent to 1 percent, resulting in a 7 percent sales tax in Manatee County.

Jan Brewer, the county’s financial management director, reported $17,438,433 and $25,225,133 collected from the additional tax in fiscal years 2017-18, respectively. The first fiscal year comprised nine months while the second year covered 12 months of collection.

Municipalities collect an additional $5 million-6 million share annually, she said.

The county estimated the tax would bring in about $30 million annually, with 15 percent allocated for public safety, 71 percent for transportation and 14 percent for parks.

In 2018, about 2.9 million people visited the beaches and the beach patrol responding to 3,617 medical emergencies, 18,551 beach incidents and 77 water rescues, according to Nick Azzara, Manatee County public information officer.

For more information about the sales tax projects, go online to www.mymanatee.org/halfcent/projects.

HB mayor confers new ‘official’ plans to charter committee

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Holmes Beach Mayor Judy Titsworth, left, addresses the charter review commissioners. Nancy Deal, Sean Murphy, Ed Upshaw, Claudia Carlson and David Zaccagnino Jan. 31 during a CRC meeting from the dais at city hall, 5801 Marina Drive. Islander Photo: ChrisAnn Silver Esformes

Holmes Beach charter review commissioners are evaluating the charter official’s positions as they relate to the current form of government.

Charter officials include the city clerk, treasurer, city attorney and human resources officer.

At a Jan. 31 CRC meeting, Mayor Judy Titsworth spoke to the board about job descriptions in the charter and said she is seeking a director of development services — a new position for a new city department — to assume some duties the charter prescribes to the building official.

The charter states the building and public works departments are under the direction of the building official.

“That is virtually impossible today,” according to Titsworth.

She said the task of a building official is to implement Florida building codes and serve as building code administrator, which does not necessarily qualify the official to direct community development, or short-term and long-range plans for roads, mobility and related policies, as is currently called for in the charter.

“We’ve gotten so many complaints from the lack of responsiveness in that department, when you can’t expect a building official to carry that weight,” she said.

She said a new director of development services would oversee the existing departments, including recruitment, employment and evaluation of the planning, zoning, code compliance and public works departments, as well as supervise staff, including the building official, code compliance supervisor and public works department.

“There is real value in these being managed by a qualified director that is a leader, who has vision for the future, with sustainability, clean air and perils of flood,” Titsworth said.

She said there is $92,000 in the 2018-19 budget to pay a supervisor, including the salary for a plans examiner who resigned shortly after she took office and has not been replaced, and funds budgeted for a new permit technician position she chose not to fill.

The position is being advertised.

Titsworth added that while there has been significant discussion about changing the city form of government to include a city manager, no one has addressed the need for development services.

CRC member Nancy Deal asked Titsworth if other cities have such a department, to which the mayor replied, “Yes, most cities do. No matter their size.”

Anna Maria and Bradenton Beach do not have development services departments or heads.

Regarding changes to the existing charter positions, Titsworth said the descriptions, which were expanded in 2014, should be trimmed down.

She said there is too much language that does not belong in the charter and could be constraining for the positions.

City treasurer Lori Hill also told the committee the charter job descriptions are too detailed, which could be problematic.

“It ties our hands,” she said.

Additionally, Titsworth said the human resource analyst should be removed from the charter, as it is not a vital component of the government.

CRC member David Zaccagnino said he appreciates the mayor’s comments, but is looking forward to hearing from staff, because he “wants to make sure this is simple, but that it also has power.”

Charter changes approved by the supermajority of the committee are submitted to the city commission as an ordinance, and the commission votes to provide the ordinance for a citywide vote on the November ballot.

City attorney Patricia Petruff said she would prepare and review the ordinance for the ballot with the Manatee County Supervision of Elections.

The CRC will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at city hall, 5801 Marina Drive, for a teleconference with Florida League of Cities representative, Lynn Tipton.

Lineup leads to e-scrap collection

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Teams of workers take cans of paints, computer components, household appliances and other materials for disposal Jan. 26 from the lineup of autos during the annual E-Scrap and Hazardous Waste Collection at Coquina Beach in Bradenton Beach. The annual event provides locals with the opportunity to dispose of household hazardous waste, as well as unwanted electronics. Islander Photo: Robert Abrunzo

RVs removed, AM enforcement questions persist

Recreational vehicles parked on Gladiolus Street in Anna Maria are gone, but uncertainty surrounding code enforcement lingers.

Two RVs were parked along the street, with one hooked up to electricity and water outside 250 Gladiolus St. and another parked in the right of way across from 610 Gladiolus St. despite being reported to the city in October 2018. Code prohibits parking RVs or trailers on a right of way between sunset and sunrise.

The owner of the RV at 250 Gladiolus St. said he left it to charge while vacationing in Bonita Springs, according to Angela Albrecht, code enforcement administrative assistant until her discharge Jan. 24.

Code enforcement manager Debbie Haynes had told the owner the RV could remain until Jan. 27, according to Albrecht. An inspection was scheduled Jan. 28 to ensure removal of the RV.

The RV parked across from 610 Gladiolus St. is registered to the owner of a home at 610 Fern St.  Haynes wrote in an email Feb. 1 the owner was notified of the violation and told to remove the RV from the right of way by Jan. 27, and the owner complied.

Albrecht told The Islander she was sent to investigate the vehicles in January but was hesitant to issue citations based on her interpretation of the city code.

“The way the code reads, you can have an RV parked there, but it can’t be there past 12 hours and you can’t live in it,” she said Jan. 29. “The problem with proving it is that we don’t work 12-hour shifts. So if I issued them a citation and I have to go to court … I can’t say truthfully that that has actually been there for 12 hours.”

Only sheriff’s deputies patrolling overnight can issue such citations, according to Albrecht.

“Parking isn’t our main objective,” MCSO Sgt. Mike Jones said Jan. 29. “If the road wasn’t blocked, we probably wouldn’t flag it on the spot. If there was a complaint, we would have addressed it.”

Two anonymous complaints were made — an email to code enforcement Oct. 23, 2018, and an email to Mayor Dan Murphy Nov. 4, 2018. However, Jones said the complaints were not reported to him.

“We take anonymous complaints, but they are very low priority,” Murphy said Jan. 31. “If someone doesn’t have the courage to come into city hall or at least use their names, it’s not going to be priority and it’ll probably appear in my email’s spam folder.”

He said it was Albrecht’s responsibility to deal with the RVs.

Murphy also disagreed with Albrecht’s interpretation of the city code.

“Of course they’re allowed to go after it, that’s their job,” he said. “If it’s been there day after day after day, you should probably know that’s a code violation.”

Eyes on the road

The Florida Department of Transportation and Manatee County posted the following notices for the week of Feb. 4:

        Gulf Drive in Bradenton Beach: As part of a pipeline replacement project, crews are working at Ninth Street North and the Cortez Road embankment. Paving on Gulf Drive from Cortez Road northward to 10th Street North, when it takes place, will be during daytime hours and require traffic maintenance.

Avenue C in Bradenton Beach: As part of a pipeline replacement project, right-of-way restoration work is taking place, including paving operations on 23rd, 24th and 25th streets.

Gulf Drive in Holmes Beach: As part of a pipeline replacement project, Gulf Drive is closed to northbound traffic at 81st Street, with northbound traffic detoured onto 81st Street to access Palm Drive. Trolley stations remain accessible. Pedestrians should avoid any attempts to cross over pipes or other construction materials. A reduced speed limit is in place and motorists may experience temporary, single-lane closures.

For more information about the pipeline replacement projects on the island, go online to amipipereplacement.com.

For the latest road watch information, go online to www.fl511.com or dial 511.

Former AM commissioner aims criticism at city pier project

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A drone photo by Islander photographer Jack Elka shows a thriving Anna Maria City Pier in February 2015.
The Anna Maria City Pier — including two residential houses jutting from the north and south sides — circa 1915-25. Islander Photo: Courtesy the Manatee County Library Historical Collection.
An Islander file photo of the city pier in 2016.
A construction barge is positioned Jan. 26 in Tampa Bay to begin work on the new pier. Islander Photo: Robert Abrunzo

Not everyone is happy with the plans for the new Anna Maria City Pier.

The first pilings were to be driven by Jan. 28, according to Vice Mayor Brian Seymour, but former city commissioner and architect Gene Aubry believes there are issues with the pier as designed by the Sarasota-based Schimberg Group.

First, Aubry, who moved to Anna Maria in 1985, is concerned with the lack of railings on the pier walkway. He said railings are important safety measures and could double as a surface for cleaning fish.

“I think the railings are absolutely crucial,” Aubry said in an interview Jan. 25. “You’re 6 feet over the water without railings? I’m questioning the whole blasted thought process because if you’re not putting railings on it, that’s a very serious problem for the handicapped and for the public in general.”

Aubry pointed to the Rod & Reel Pier, 875 N. Shore Drive, Anna Maria, which has no railings but has benches on the walkway for comfort and also to block people from falling into the water.

“I wouldn’t mind seeing more benches,” Anna Maria Commissioner Dale Woodland said in an interview Jan. 25. “Simply because that’s a long walk out there, and we get older people and maybe they want to relax a little bit on their way out there.”

Woodland said the city could discuss adding railings or benches after building the pier.

“We don’t want to mess anything up,” Woodland said. “Look how long it has been already just to get it back to what it was. I’m sorry, but when you’re working with the government and you bring up any new point, that could set you back three months.”

Commissioner Amy Tripp said she wished Aubry’s input had been given during public meetings with the Schimberg Group, held for people to share opinions on the pier design.

“I went to all those meetings, and that was even before I became a commissioner, and I didn’t see him there and I didn’t hear those issues raised,” Tripp said in an interview Jan. 25. “So at this point I just feel like it seems like a really negative thing to say for no productive reason.”

Commission Chair Brian Seymour — vice mayor during Mayor Dan Murphy’s two-week vacation — said a member of the public raised concerns for railings at one of the meetings, but it was discussed and an overwhelming majority of the public feedback was against railings.

“We even had the engineering firm make sure the curbs that run along the sides were higher than originally proposed to help stop things such as a wheelchair from going off the sides of the pier,” Seymour said in an interview Jan. 25.

Tripp, who had visited the island since she was 19 years old before moving to Anna Maria, said she couldn’t recollect any issues when the pier had no railings.

“I don’t think it is really a problem,” she said. “And at this point, it’s a done deal. The design is finished and the money that we have … is already earmarked for how it is going to be used.”

Commissioner Carol Carter said it is the commission’s intention to build the pier as close as possible to the structure damaged by Hurricane Irma in September 2017, but to use longer-lasting materials — such as concrete pilings instead of wood.

Aubry said he also doesn’t agree with using concrete instead of wood for the pilings. He said wood could be used for the pier like it was for the pier demolished in 2018.

“They’re hellbent on building a pier that lasts 100 years,” he said. “Why? I have no idea.”

Woodland — a self-titled traditionalist — agreed, saying, “Yeah, they have to be replaced once in a while. But is concrete better? I don’t know, I’m not an expert. But I supported the wooden pilings, and I lost that vote 4-1.”

Woodland said he spoke with three different marine construction businesses about wood pilings, all of which told him there wasn’t a big difference between wood and concrete because wood could be wrapped in vinyl to prevent damage from barnacles.

Tripp said the engineer on the project, Ayres Associates, maintained concrete was superior to wood.

“Back in the day when the pier was built, they didn’t have the option of using better materials,” Tripp said. “I know when I redid my house, I put new stuff in it because the old stuff wouldn’t serve me as well. So when you do something, I think it only stands to reason that you’re going to use the best materials on the market that are available.”

Commissioner Doug Copeland declined to comment on Aubry’s issues with the pier design.

Bradenton Beach explores options for city hall, library

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Removal of the Tingley Memorial Library, 111 Second St. N., is a subject of discussion for city officials looking to consolidate public buildings and build a new city hall. Islander Photos: Ryan Paice
Bradenton Beach residents Catherine Twomey and Rick Freeman walk past Bradenton Beach city hall, 107 Gulf Drive N., Jan. 25 on their way to dinner. City officials are discussing selling or repurposing the building, as well as Tingley Memorial Library, 111 Second St. N.

Bradenton Beach officials appear ready to move forward on major changes for city hall, the library and other public buildings.

Mayor John Chappie said Jan. 22 that he and building official Steve Gilbert will meet before Feb. 7, the date of the next city commission meeting, to discuss a plan and possibly appraise Tingley Memorial Library, 111 Second St. N., as well as city hall, 107 Gulf Drive N., and the public works and police department buildings at 403 Highland Ave.

“I just wanted to get this discussion started early in the year so we can make some type of decision within a few months, hopefully,” Chappie said. “We need to do something. We can’t just keep sitting on our hands with all the deferred maintenance.”

Gilbert told Chappie and city commissioners at the Jan. 22 meeting that the buildings face a laundry list of maintenance needs, and three of the public buildings are hampered by flooding issues and rising insurance premiums.

The library is elevated and locked in at an annual flood insurance premium of $2,600-$3,000, according to Gilbert. Other than some necessary maintenance, the building — which was constructed in 1994 — is in better shape than the others.

The public works building is not elevated and could face collapse in the event of flooding, according to Gilbert.

Gilbert said the building could be strengthened against wind impacts and flood vents could be installed to allow floodwaters to flow through the building. However, the kitchen would need to be removed and the building could be used only for storage and as a workshop.

“We recognize the fact that if we decide to elevate everything, you can’t put hydraulic lifts and welders upstairs to service vehicles,” Gilbert said. “So we’re kind of stuck with that building. It’s just a matter of retrofitting it to reduce our flood insurance premium increases and then reinforcing it for wind so that it’s available after a hurricane comes through.”

Gilbert said the two-story police department needs flood-proofing barriers. The city also needs to explore wind mitigation measures for the building, including tie-downs to secure the roof in strong winds.

Of the four public buildings, city hall is in the worst condition, according to Gilbert. Built in the 1970s and renovated in the 1990s, the building has roofing issues and corroding rebar in the block structure.

Gilbert said city hall needs flood-proofing to mitigate rising insurance premiums, but added the efforts would not protect the building in a hurricane.

“From a public safety perspective, from a public response perspective and from a resilience perspective, my recommendation would probably be to build a new building to meet category 4 or 5 hurricane winds,” Gilbert said.

He recommended moving city hall to Highland Avenue with the police and public works departments.

“We elevate the building, tie it into the police department — which is already elevated well above base flood elevation — and then potentially sell these two lots, or three, or the whole block and integrate everything into one complex that’s next to the bridge, where we can get back to work as soon as the storm has passed and be available for the citizens.”

Gilbert estimated the cost at $2 million-$2.5 million, and recommended the city seek appraisals for the value of the four buildings.

Commissioner Jake Spooner said flood barriers for city hall could be problematic — to install and to maintain.

Yet Spooner said it would be tough to vacate and sell the lots that now hold city hall and the library. He suggested exploring repurposing the property.

For example, Spooner said, the property could produce revenue for the city as parking lots.

The mayor responded. “I’ll be honest, I really don’t like the idea of making this into a parking lot. I hear what you’re saying about how we can have a beautiful piece of property for public use, but if we’re going to have to relocate city hall, we have to figure out how we’re going to pay for it. Even without a lot of information, my guess is selling this piece of property would be one of the best ways to cover a lot of the costs, if not all.”

Commissioner Ralph Cole said the city should begin with getting appraisals.

“If we go ahead and get the current value of what we’ve got to work with, it will give us time to get the input of what the people really want, and that’s what we should base our decision on: what the majority of the voters want to see done,” Cole said.

Commissioner Marilyn Maro said citizens tell her they like city hall on Gulf Drive, and she wants to see city hall remain at the site, regardless of what is done with the building.

Donations, efforts surge for federal workers awaiting pay

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U.S. Coast Guard Chief Zachary Gray, center, accepts donations from government shutdown fundraisers Mike Faber, left, Debi Reynolds, Sherry Grooms and Barry Grooms. Barry Grooms headed up a fundraising drive on Facebook that resulted in a donation of more than $10,000. Islander Courtesy Photo
From its station in Cortez, the U.S. Coast Guard performs search, rescue and other missions in the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay. Islander Photo: Courtesy USCG Unofficial Facebook Page by permission

Anna Maria Island and Cortez businesses and nonprofits raised more than $15,000 for federal employees affected by the partial government shutdown.

U.S. Coast Guard Chief Zachary Gray said Jan. 25 he accepted $40,000 at the USCG station Cortez on behalf of the nonprofit Sun Coast Chief Petty Officers Association.

“The support from the community has been amazing,” Gray said. “I’m extremely grateful for what the community is doing for us.”

The cash, checks, gift cards and other donations Gray received the week of Jan. 21 — in addition to more than $100,000 received by the regional association — were being distributed according to need to 1,600 Coast Guard members between Yankeetown and Fort Myers Beach by the association, he said.

On Jan. 25, President Donald Trump announced a temporary end to the shutdown and signed a funding bill to keep the federal government running until Feb. 15.

A week earlier he signed the Government Employee Fair Treatment Act of 2019, providing back pay to federal employees for lost wages, work performed or leave used during the shutdown that began Dec. 22.

Back pay for Coast Guard employees is expected by Feb. 1.

The Cortez station employs 35 enlisted officers, who mostly reside in Bradenton and Parrish, though some live on the base, Gray said.

To help make ends meet during the shutdown, Barry Grooms collected more than $10,000 for the U.S. Coast Guard and delivered a $7,800 check and $400-$500 in gift cards Jan. 21 to Gray.

“We hit our goal,” said Grooms, who grew up on Anna Maria Island and owns SaraBay SunCoast Realty in Bradenton, which paid the fees to set up the Facebook fundraiser. He also owns Grooms Motors & Automotive in Holmes Beach.

Anna Maria Island Democratic Club president Bill McGrath hand-carried $4,680 in cash and checks, gift cards and supplies to the Cortez station.

The contributions came from the Anna Maria Island Democratic Club, Manatee Area Council for Advanced Nursing Practice, Democratic Women’s Club of Manatee County and the New York State United Teachers Retiree Council in Sarasota.

McGrath said when he saw the “young men and women of the military” at the Cortez station, “I just wanted to apologize.”

A.P. Bell, Star Fish and Tide Tables collected gas, food and other gift cards for the service members.

“We’ve been quite busy down here,” said Eric Anglim at the Star Fish market.

“It’s quite a good feeling,” he said about the people dropping off the cards and talking about their support for the Coast Guard.

During the shutdown, rangers Nathan Souder and Dan Stephens maintained the De Soto National Memorial in northwest Bradenton while the other four staffers were furloughed.

The visitors’ center re-opened Jan. 26 and, by Jan. 31, its living history programs, hands-on exhibits and 16th century reenactments were to resume.

The De Soto staff are expecting shutdown back pay “in a week or so,” Stephens said.

The Coast Guard and rangers at DeSoto Memorial last received a paycheck Jan. 1.

Meanwhile, more local assistance — even though the shutdown was lifted for three weeks — is planned for impacted workers.

The Cortez Village Historical Society will host a concert and Coast Guard fundraiser at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Cortez Cultural Center, 11655 Cortez Road W., Cortez, with hot dogs and s’mores on the menu and performances by Soupy Davis and Carol Alt.

CVHS president Kaye Bell invited the community to bring gift and gas cards, baby food and diapers.

Bell said Jan. 26 the fundraiser will be held despite the short-term funding order because “some of the guys are so far behind” on their bills that the Coast Guard association will continue to accept donations.

With a new fire pit and pavilion at the cultural center, Kaye said the group was planning monthly gatherings and the first event became a fundraiser when she heard about the Coast Guard’s needs.

“A lot of younger families are living from paycheck to paycheck,” Bell said.

AME dash finishes with almost $4,000 for PTO coffers

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Dolphin Dash fun-run friends, all 6 years old, Duncan Cloutier, Vincent Gollamudi, Luke Willing and Trist Fellows await the start of the 1-mile race. Luke Willing is in kindergarten at AME and his friends are AME first-graders. Islander Photo: Nenita Daguinotas

Runners, records and revenue.

The 13th annual Dolphin Dash 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run Jan. 19 had it all.

With more than 200 participants paying registration fees, the event raised $3,914.77 for the Anna Maria Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization. PTO president Nicole Teich said this year’s Dolphin Dash raised $400 more than the 2018 race.

While times aren’t taken for the 1-Mile Fun Run, three race records were set in the 5K.

Both male and female top finalists of the Senior Grand Masters — a category for runners 60 and older — set records, with Sandy Meneley finishing with a time of 23:44 and Jerry Marsh crossing the finish line with a time of 20:11.

Larry Godair also set a record for the Veteran Grand Masters — a category for runners 70 and older — with a final time of 21:13.

Dolphin Dash director Kelly Gitt said she was pleased with the event.

“I think the feedback was really positive,” Gitt said in an interview Jan. 25. “We had really good energy out on the course, and it was great to see so many people after the fact to stay for awards and connect with friends and share results. Overall, I think it was a really successful race.”

For next year, Gitt said she would like to increase registration by 100 runners, improve on-site registration and have more volunteers on the course to ensure the safety of the runners.

Gitt said she would like to continue the event’s partnership with the Braden River and Manatee high school key clubs, whose members acted as course supervisors this year, but she also would like to see an infusion of adults for next year’s event.

“I would love to get it out to the public, too, that we want more good sponsors next year, and we really want to continue the theme of supporting the small local businesses here on the island,” Gitt said. “So if there are any sponsors that are interested in participating in next year’s race, get a hold of me. We’d love to get them that visibility and really make sure it all comes back to the community and the school.”

Prospective sponsors for 2020 looking for more information can call or text Gitt at 941-357-4488, or email her at kelly@gittsoldit.com.

Final Results

Age/Group       Male First Place (Time)          Female First Place (Time)

First Overall      Corey Peyerk (18:46)            Wendy Hudson (21:11)

Masters           Jesse Brisson (19:15)           Rae Ann D. Reed (21:18)

Grand Masters   Eric Freeberg (19:33)             Sandy Meneley (23:44)

Senior Grand Masters
Jerry Marsh (20:11)               Deb Robinson (25:36)Veteran Grand Masters

Larry Godair (21:13)              Melanie Perroni (36:04)

9-Under          Colin Bankart (26:47)            Alison Diny (26:29)

10-12             Luke Winsper (23:25)           Mary Harrison (30:26)

13-15             Sam Hall (21:13)                 Delayna Ashbough (27:53)

16-19             Jordan Post (19:28)              Nathalie Chavez (27:38)

20-24             ——                                 Karen Murillo (31:58)

25-29             Kevin Papac (25:09)            Luciana Payne (29:01)

30-34             Wesley Weed (23:41)           Colleen Carrigg (28:04)

35-39             John Harrison III (22:40)         Charise Tyson (25:22)

40-44             Daniel Basinger (20:26)        Katie O’Connor (24:10)

45-49             Ryan Humphries (20:53)        Lori Dunlap (29:29)

50-54             David Martinson (24:04)         Shirley Arendt (25:09)

55-59             Vito Gilliano (21:00)             Lisa Thurlow (29:04)

60-64             Francis Brisson (22:06)          Andrea Jenkins (26:44)

65-69             Don Brown (27:30)               Arlene Jarzab (28:20)

70-74             Frank Davis (24:20)              Jan Bosworth (40:05)

75-79             Robert Lathrop (27:21)          Erma McMullen (39:56)

80+               Chuck Vanduzee (34:44)       Carol Westerman (44:02)