Slow down and enjoy the scenery, says Holmes Beach Police Chief Bill Tokajer.

A reduced 25-mph speed limit for drivers heading west into Holmes Beach by way of Manatee Avenue/State Road 64, starting at the Anna Maria Island Bridge, was posted Jan. 30 by the Florida Department of Transportation. At the same time, the speed limit for drivers on the bridge connecting Holmes Beach to Perico Island was […]

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Slow down and enjoy the scenery, says Holmes Beach Police Chief Bill Tokajer.
Feb07

Slow down and enjoy the scenery, says Holmes Beach Police Chief Bill Tokajer.

A reduced 25-mph speed limit for drivers heading west into Holmes Beach by way of Manatee Avenue/State Road 64, starting at the Anna Maria Island Bridge, was posted Jan. 30 by the Florida Department of Transportation. At the same time, the speed limit for drivers on the bridge connecting Holmes Beach to Perico Island was […]

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Anna Maria authorizes study on special tax assessment

Anna Maria commissioners authorized a contract Jan. 26 for an engineering and consulting firm to study development of an occupancy-based tax assessment. Anna Maria Mayor Dan Murphy has advocated the fee, which would be based on the number of people living in a household, as a solution to recoup the city’s tourism and vacation rental-related […]

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Anna Maria authorizes study on special tax assessment
Feb07

Anna Maria authorizes study on special tax assessment

Anna Maria commissioners authorized a contract Jan. 26 for an engineering and consulting firm to study development of an occupancy-based tax assessment. Anna Maria Mayor Dan Murphy has advocated the fee, which would be based on the number of people living in a household, as a solution to recoup the city’s tourism and vacation rental-related […]

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Bradenton Beach accepts $1 marina offer to dock police boat

Just about any boater would call it a good deal. Bradenton Beach commissioners have agreed to Bradenton Beach Marina’s $1-per-year lease offer for dock space for the Bradenton Beach Police Department patrol boat. At its Feb. 2 meeting, the commission voted 4-1 to approve the agreement. Commissioner Ralph Cole cast the dissenting vote. In a […]

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Bradenton Beach accepts $1 marina offer to dock police boat
Feb07

Bradenton Beach accepts $1 marina offer to dock police boat

Just about any boater would call it a good deal. Bradenton Beach commissioners have agreed to Bradenton Beach Marina’s $1-per-year lease offer for dock space for the Bradenton Beach Police Department patrol boat. At its Feb. 2 meeting, the commission voted 4-1 to approve the agreement. Commissioner Ralph Cole cast the dissenting vote. In a […]

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