LEWIS NEW NORTH PORT CITY MANAGER

AFTER A WILD EMERGENCY MEETING OF THE NORTH PORT CITY COMMISSION ON TUESDAY, COMMISSIONERS APPOINTED POLICE CHIEF TERRY LEWIS TO THE INTERIM CITY MANAGER POSITION AFTER ACCEPTING THE RESIGNATION OF THE INTERIM THAT WAS IN PLACE.  DANNY SCHULT, WHO WAS TAPPED BY COMMISSIONERS AFTER THEY FIRED CITY MANAGER STEVE CROWELL EARLIER IN THE MONTH, WANTED […]

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COMMISSIONERS PURCHASE LAND

CHARLOTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ON TUESDAY AGREED TO PURCHASE THE FOURTEEN ACRES OF LAND ADJACENT TO THE PLACIDA BOAT RAMP FOR THREE MILLION DOLLARS THAT WILL PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL BOAT LAUNCH AND OVER TWO HUNDRED PAID PARKING SPACES IN AN AREA WHERE THEY ARE DESPERATELY NEEDED.  THE PURCHASE IS BEING MADE FROM FIFTH THIRD BANK, WHO […]

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LEMON BAY PLAYHOUSE WILL NOT POLL MEMBERS

THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LEMON BAY PLAYHOUSE HAS REJECTED A PROPOSAL TO POLL ITS MEMBERSHIP ON THE KIND OF NEW PERFORMANCE FACILITY THEY PREFER.  PUBLISHED REPORTS SAY THAT BOARD TREASURER BOB LASALLE PROPOSED THE POLL AT A MONDAY MEETING, BUT THE PANEL DENIED THE MOTION BY A 5-2 VOTE.  BOARD MEMBERS HAVE BEEN […]

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SPECIAL MEETING ON WESTON IS TONIGHT

THERE WILL BE A PUBLIC MEETING TONIGHT TO DISCUSS THE PROPOSED ZONING CHANGES TO THE WESTON RESORT.  THE COMMITTEE IS SCHEDULED TO MEET AT 7PM TODAY AT THE ENGLEWOOD BEACH VILLAS AT 2000 BAYVIEW, JUST OFF OF BEACH ROAD.  THE MANASOTA AND SANDPIPER KEYS ADVISORY COMMITTEE HAD INTENDED TO DISCUSS THE ISSUE AT THEIR FIRST […]

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COMMISSIONERS TO CONSIDER BOAT RAMP PURCHASE

CHARLOTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS WILL CONSIDER SPENDING ABOUT THREE MILLION DOLLARS TO BUY A PIECE OF LAND THAT WILL ADD PARKING SPACES AND ANOTHER BOAT LAUNCH AT THE PLACIDA BOAT RAMP.  ACCORDING TO THE SUN, COUNTY OFFICIALS ARE NEGOTIATING A SHORT-SALE ON APPROXIMATELY FOURTEEN ACRES OF VACANT WATERFRONT PROPERTY THAT’S ADJACENT TO THE CURRENT BOAT RAMP.  […]

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