Islander (Anna Maria, Fla. : 1992)

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Islander (Anna Maria, Fla. : 1992)
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Islander (Anna Maria, Fla. : 1992)
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Sunshine suit aired in courtroom. 2 wait and see on red tide. 4 The Islander editorial, reader opinion. 6 From the archives. 7 Diver to survey Anna Maria City Pier remains. 8 On the government calendar. 8 Make plans, save a date. 10 Community announcements. 11 Rotary offers summer swim lessons. 14 Big blooms, big blows. 15 A.P. Bell seeks title to bay bottomland. 16 Obituaries. 17 Summer school in the big city. 18 Streetlife. 20 AMITW powers through red tide. 23 Sports report. 24 tide. 25 Margaritavilles Compass hotel plans for Perico Island. 26 CLASSIFIEDS. 28 PropertyWatch. 30 NYT crossword. 31 Meetings Happenings ISL BIZ 10-20 YEARS AGO Make plans, save a Big blooms, big blows. Back to school. 19Astheworldterns send the kids off to AME. 6 PLEASE SEE RED TIDE PAGE 4 PLEASE SEE THREAT PAGE 5 $pending tax $. 12 Op-Ed VOLUME 26, NO. 42 AUG. 15, 2018 FREE The Best News on Anna Maria Island Since 1992 Ringing up tourism. 12Top Notch: Week 5, 20-footer at 20 miles contest with this image of a whale shark, spotted in July about 20 miles off Anna Maria Island in the Gulf of Mexico. Lafferty writes, He was quite docile and we stayed with him for about 20 minutes. The photographer will receive an Islander More than a Top Notch Bridge Tender Inn & Dockside Bar worker Gary McDonald rakes debris, includsnakes, Aug. 7 on the shoreline at the waterfront bar in the wake of red tide in Bradenton Beach. Islander Photos: Kathy PrucnellToxic bloom continues to plague beaches, bays, beyondBy Sandy Ambrogi Islander Reporter The blame continues to be thrown at Big Sugar, the governor, bad zoning, decades old mistakes in managing wetlands and plans Who, or whatever is to blame, the harmKarenia brevis commonly known as red tide continued to plague In Manatee County, a public works tractor pulling a large container scraped and Volunteers joined in the cleanup camWearing masks and gloves and hauling We did it once, we may do it again, We will be glad to share our bags, its partnership with START Solutions the attempt to slow red tide by placing new oyster and clam beds back into the waters Gilbert, who addressed commissioners, one Mote Marine was kept busy, collectAttorney threatens By Ryan Paice Islander Reporter Attorneys sometimes play a tough Emergency Management Agency substantial authorizing the mayor to undertake an inves


2 AUG. 15, 2018 THE ISLANDER Unique Pet PortraitsComposited images printed to stretched canvas Sunsets PRINTS FROM Bradenton Beach sunshine suit prompts payment questions Islander Reporter Hearings, depositions and discovery in a case Clarke is what they deem to be a representative client, deposition and to provide documents by the complainants the city and Clarke in connection with the are redacted due to attorney-client privilege, so the A privilege log is designed to provide a party with on such a claim without having to review documents sible communications between Perry, Clarke, Watrous in some matters as Bradenton Beach is involved in the happened when this suit was initiated because it is a sentative client, but he initiated this with Perry and Ex-Bradenton Beach Mayor Jack Clarke arrives at the Bradenton courthouse for a hearing Aug. 8 in the civil suit he initiated against a group of city board members. Islander Photo: ChrisAnn Silver Esformes Robert Watrous represent the city of Bradenton Beach and ex-Mayor Jack Clarke in a hearing Aug. 8 at the Manatee County Judicial Center, Bradenton. Pool Photo: Courtesy Joe Hendricks/The Sun


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4 AUG. 15, 2018 THE ISLANDER RED TIDE crisis, issuing beach reports daily sometimes twice The FWC cautioned people against the removal present as a county beach-cleaning tractor rumbled Anna Maria, culinary director Billy Hermenau said Get smart about red tide Commercial shers wait and see on red tide impactsIslanders, visitors answer red tide cleanup call Islander Reporter who would like to volunteer to clean beaches along Waste Pro, which has a contract with the city, Thomas said Waste Pro also supplied bottled water said it was his duty as a business owner on the island Volunteers Roque Pastorius, owner of Island Monkey Bus, Max and Henry Oalwaithe from the United Kingdom and Christy Shinavier, a Monkey Beach. Islander Photo: Courtesy HBPD Michael Dolan stands Aug. 8 in water off the north Nathan Meschelle Islander Reporter impacts had been minimal, but it was too early to tell mostly grouper and snapper remained unscathed Meschelle said Whitmore contacted the island Anna Maria public works employees scooping rotting shore Aug. 7 near the Bridge Tender Inn & Dockside Bar, 135 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach, where a man ties his dinghy to the dock. Islander Photos: Kathy Prucnell


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6 AUG. 15, 2018 THE ISLANDER Opinion Our AUG. 15, 2018 AUG. 15, 2018 AUG. 15, 2018 Single copies free. Quantities of ve or more: 25 cents each. Single copies free. Quantities of ve or more: 25 cents each. Single copies free. Quantities of ve or more: 25 cents each. Publisher and Editor Editorial Contributors Advertising Director Of ce Staff Distribution (All others: WWW.ISLANDER.ORG Opinion Your Have your say Readers also may comment on online, where Reminder: In-person early voting begins Aug. 18 Early voting at select locations will continue The voting place nearest the island will be the Sur ng with gratitude We are humbled by the strength you all have given West Coast Surf Shop, Holmes BeachBack to school single thing she taught me, I do remember her asking us to run and get our parents mom, dad, grandvivid memories that I have to this day, including the geometry! shorthand and volunteering in the dean I hope every child has as great a time soaking up And as I came to learn, raising my children and helping raise my granddaughter on Anna Maria Island at Anna Maria Elementary was a privilege I Our little elementary school by the bay is as special as they come and so are the little ones attending Bonner Joy


THE ISLANDER AUG. 15, 2018 7 Wed love to mail you the news! We mail The Islander the best way to stay in touch We bring you all the news about three city governments, community hap(Sorry, we do not suspend mail subscriptions you get The Islander free while youre here!)BULK MAIL U.S. SUBSCRIPTION (allow 2 weeks for every weeks delivery) 1 year: $54 3-6 Months: $36 1-3 Months: $24U.S. FIRST CLASS AND CANADIAN MAIL SUBSCRIPTION 1 year: $160 3-6 Months: $98 1-3 Months: $54 Single Issue: $5 FIRST CLASS MAIL, U.S. ONLY, maximum four weeksMAIL TO: ______________________________________________________________ ADDRESS _____________________________________________________________ CITY ____________________________ STATE __________ ZIP _________________ Credit card: d u No. ___________________________________________ Name shown on card: _____________________________ Exp. Date ___________ Credit card billing address: ______________________________________________ MAIL START DATE: _____________________________________________________ THE BEST NEWS ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND SINCE 1992CHARGE BY PHONE 941.778.7978 ONLINE (secure server) E-MAIL Find your news in the stacksFind weekly editions of The Islander newspaper dating back to its launch in November 1992 online 365 days a year, 24-7, at the University of Florida Digital Library 10&20 years agoIn the headlines: Aug. 12, 1998 Bradenton Beach city commissioners unanidenton Beach Marina owner Allan Buzzy to sell In the headlines: Aug. 13, 2008 store on East Bay Drive in Holmes Beach and the A Manatee County man committed suicide on A renovation project begun by the Sandbar Were encouraging a kinder, gentler attitude toward guests, visitors, vacationers and all who come to love Anna Maria Island. Our theme, Were Glad Youre Here, originated in the 1980s with a restaurant trade group. We hope everyone feels welcome on AMI. The Islander VISIT OUR 8,000+ SF SHOWROOM6807 14TH ST. W., BRADENTON (across from Alex Karras Lincoln)SPECIAL ISLANDER OFFER! $50 OFF any purchase of $500 or more $100 OFF any purchase of $1,000 or more We offer Rattan and Wicker tropical-style indoor and outdoor furniture, for island and coastal looks. YOUR COMPLETE CASUAL FURNITURE STORE *Marking historyThe dedication of a historical marker in the takes place March 21, 1983. Sally Fulford Moore and Louise Mora Fulford, stand by the still veiled marker near the Star Fish Co. at Islander Photo: Courtesy Manatee County Public Library Digital Collection


8 AUG. 15, 2018 THE ISLANDER Anna Maria City Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, 941708-6130, Bradenton Beach Bradenton Beach City Hall, 107 Gulf Drive N., 941-778-1005, Holmes Beach Holmes Beach City Hall, 5801 Marina Drive, West Manatee Fire Rescue WMFR administration building, 6417 Third Ave. W., Bradenton, Manatee County Administration building, 1112 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton, 941-748-4501, Of interest ernment-related services, such as waste collection, Send notices to and Meetings2 generations work on Anna Maria City Pier contractor Harry Blinker on the pier demolition and Ryan Paice Anna Maria city clerk Leanne Addy swears in Jeff Islander Photo: Courtesy Anna Maria/Stephanie JanneyNew member sworn to serve on AM P&Z Mayor Dan Murphy recommended him to succeed David Youngs, who moved to The Villages in Central Rodencal is an Anna Maria resident who worked Diver to survey underwater remains of Anna Maria City Pier pilings By Ryan Paice Islander Reporter To those without snorkel or scuba gear, it would Under water, however, some pilings remain subwas done, Mayor Dan Murphy told city commissionMurphy said the city will hire a diver to survey to document what work remains and help determine whether Clearwater contractor Speeler and Associates The mayor said some pilings were waterlogged or there may be other debris to clear as well, and that there were some older pilings uncovered in the proAdditionally, two sea turtles came ashore inside According to deputy clerk Debbie Haynes, Anna A photo by Electa Wells in the Tampa Tribune Oct. 18, 1971, shows then-Anna Maria employee Ken Fellows, right, holding a section of pipe that was being installed to carry fresh water to the Anna Maria City Pier. As part of contractor Harry Blinkers crew, Jason Fellows works on the Anna Maria City Pier demoli tion from a barge with an excavator. Islander Photo: Courtesy Kevin Flynn Demolished. Done. Or is it? Divers will survey for any remaining underwater pilings or debris in Tampa Bay at the Anna Maria City Pier in the coming week. Islander File Photo: Ryan Paice


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Nov. 10, Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra Symphony on the Sand, Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-795-2370.ONGOING OFF AMI Through Aug. 19, Things Come Apart exhibit, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131. Through Nov. 1, First 5 Years of Art of Our Time, the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota. Also, through Sept. 10, 250 Years of the Circus in Print. Fee apples. Information: 941-359-5700. Through Feb. 2, 2019, The Greek Communities of Tarpon Springs and the Bahamas, Florida Maritime Museum, 4419 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6120. Second Wednesdays, Think + Drink (science), South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131. Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m., Shanty Singers, Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6120. First Fridays, 6-9 p.m. ArtWalk in the Village of the Arts, around 12th Street West and 12th Avenue West, Bradenton. Also, tion: Second Saturdays, 2-4 p.m., Music on the Porch, Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-7086120.LOOKING AHEAD OFF AMI Sept. 9-Dec. 2, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Arts French Art from the Horvitz Collection, Sarasota. Sept. 15-Feb. 3, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Arts Watercolors from the Permanent Collection, Sarasota. Sept. 22, various venues, Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day with free admission. Information: & FAMILYON ANNA MARIA ISLANDFriday, Aug. 17 10 a.m. Forty Carrots Partners in Play, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341. Tuesday, Aug. 21 10 a.m. Preschool storytime, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.ONGOING OFF AMI First Saturdays, Family Night at the Museum, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. 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Through Aug. 26, the Bradenton Marauders play home games at LECOM Park, 1611 Ninth St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-747-9442.LOOKING AHEAD OFF AMI Sept. 8, Center of Anna Maria Island LaPensee Bowling Tournament, Bradenton.CLUBS & COMMUNITYON ANNA MARIA ISLANDThursday, Aug. 16 10:15 a.m. Friends of the Island Library Book Club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-7786341. 2-4 p.m. Sunshine Stitchers Knit and Crochet Club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-7786341. Saturday, Aug. 18 10 a.m. Senior Adventures join the Women of the Moose Chapter 1601 for a presentation by author J.B. Crawford, 110 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-538-0945. 9 a.m. CPR training, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341. Wednesday, Aug. 22 Noon Adult coloring club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.ONGOING ON AMI Second and fourth Wednesdays, 11 a.m. Just Older Youth/JOY Brown Bag Lunch Series, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-0414. Thursdays, 9-11 a.m., veterans services assistance, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-7786341. Third Thursdays, 11:45 a.m., Successful Women Aligning Together meets, Bridge Street Bistro, 111 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach. Fee applies. Information: 941-345-5135. Fridays, Senior Adventures usually meets to carpool on an adventure or for an activity, Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St. N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-538-0945. Second Fridays, 6 p.m., AMI Resident Community Connections, Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908. Saturdays, 8:30 a.m., Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island breakfast meeting, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. 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12 AUG. 15, 2018 THE ISLANDER Tourism tax receipts demonstrate mantra: Its busy Bradenton Beach budgets items for historic district Anna Maria steps closer to nalizing 2018-19 budget plansbudget talks Islander Reporter Bradenton Beach is charting its course on a spendThe CRA district, bordered by Cortez Road, Saraimprovements that encourage tourism, not stockAdditionally, the CRA is anticipating about Projects considered in the tentative budget to be approved in two public hearings in September channel between the anchorage adjacent to the Historic The CRA also is considering installing a living shoreline near the pier, with clam beds in the anchorEnhanced landscaping, including the planters on Bridge Street, as well as signage, benches, waste recepsome stormwater drainage areas with pervious pavers engineering including possibly hiring a designer to Tax increment nancing The Community Redevelopment Act was ChrisAnn Silver Esformes The boardwalk and anchorage adjacent to the Historic Bridge Street Pier on Sarasota Bay could soon see improvements, including a living shoreline Photo: ChrisAnn Silver Esformes By Ryan Paice Islander Reporter All that needs to be done is to decide on the amount Murphy said the lump-sum payment would save Commissioner Dale Woodland said the commission should consider increasing the payment to Commissioner Doug Copeland said he would hesibecause the city might need the money to build the Murphy said he would research options and presThe bid was tossed, and Murphy said the city is According to Murphy, the money would be used to The Anna Maria Island Historical Society Museum budget talks Islander Reporter Sandy Ambrogi People on Anna Maria Island repeated their mantra Holmes Beach punched in the largest numbers on and Visitors Bureau, the Bradenton Area Convention Center and ongoing projects such as LECOM Park, seated at that meeting, including Eric Cairns, owner Beachgoers during the July 4 holiday crowd the walkway at the Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Islander Photo: Sandy Ambrogi


THE ISLANDER AUG. 15, 2018 13 Visit for the best news on AMI.Signature ISLAND gifts! NEW! Navy mugs, $10 each. New all-cotton AMI tote bags, $5. White and tie-dye More-Than-aMullet-Wrapper T-shirts, $10-$15, and AMI stickers, $2. Come shop at 3218 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach, sandwiched between Walgreens and the bagel cafe! INSHORE/OFFSHORE GUIDED 4-6-8 HOUR TRIPS... PLUS, 2-HOUR FAMILY-FUN FISHING ISLAND BUSTER FISHING CHARTERS SUMMER FUN SPECIAL 10% OFF ANY Holmes Beach planners move forward with comp plan review Proposed 2018 HB vision statement Holmes Beach is an irreplaceable Authensensitive community with clean pedestrian and operated businesses in centrally located commer Holmes Beach planning commissioners elected Charles Stealy Aug. 1 to continue as chair. Islander Photo: Jennifer Islander Reporter value statements support the vision statement, which suggesting changes section by section and will present also regulates public policies on transportation, utili The value statements agreed upon by planning broaden, as planning commissioners will check According to city planner Bill Brisson, the state The current review is not mandated, but is needed, Brisson said the vision and value statements are The planning commission will complete the review, compiling changes to each section, and bring BB to consider TPLE, LDC, charter amendments Presentations will include the charter review com the planning and zoning board and the new historic In old business, commissioners will discuss owneroccupied vacation rentals and land development code amending the LDC and comprehensive plan to prohibit multilevel parking garages will take place, as well as engineer Lynn Burnett and the Tampa Bay Regional In other business, the city attorney will report on The commission meeting will be at noon Thurs ChrisAnn Silver EsformesBradenton Beach advances parking garage prohibition Bradenton Beach is a step closer to prohibiting and land development code to prohibit multilevel parkIn May, the planning and zoning board unani ner Alan Garrett amended the ordinances to ensure boat storage was not included in the prohibition, and amended the LDC and comp plan to prohibit parking ChrisAnn Silver EsformesBradenton Beach to declare Red Ribbon week According to the proclamation, people are encour Correction


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16 AUG. 15, 2018 THE ISLANDER Click! the milestones in read with detailed captions along with complete conIsland Shopping Center | 5412 Marina Drive | Holmes Beach | 941.778.2253 | BUSINESS INSURANCE SAVINGS PERSONAL INSURANCE SAVINGS Cortez sh house applies for title to bottomland in bayA state disclaimer of interest in land beneath a house built in 2017 near its docks in Sarasota Bay is a goal of A.P. Bell Fish Companys latest application to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Islander Photo: Kathy Prucnell Islander Reporter The company wants the state to disclaim interest in submerged land beneath the house Raymond Guthwithout state permits between February and May in amenities, and Bell claims the structure was built on cuit Court cases in which Bell claims the company As the structures were damaged by storms over In court papers, the DEP has argued the Guthrie structure is a standalone structure that is not now, or was not at any relevant point in time, continuously conthe DEP, saying there was never a walkway where have been because boats used the channel to reach the Green also said the application misrepresents Besides, she added, Everything washed away in party house without a permit it was built strictly as Cortez artist Linda Molto said while there have Caselaw supports washed-away structures can Our position is the historical drawings, dates, surveys and testimony support the improvement and These were mostly small mullet boats that went This red tide doesnt scare usRob Bodam, left, of Boulder, Colorado, and Matt Aug. 6 near 75th Street in Holmes Beach. Nolan, parents, has returned every year since and now brings his children. Nolans wife, Erika, wrote in an email to The Islander, I thought you should know how committed we are to keeping our beach on AMI a happy, safe and clean place. The brothers-in-law Islander Photo: Courtesy Erika Nolan


THE ISLANDER AUG. 15, 2018 17 Obituary GET BACK-TO-SCHOOL VI SION-READY WITH YOUR ONESTOP EYECARE PHYSICIANS Proof #1 Proof #1 (opposite State College) MilestoneOff to OrlandoFrank and Summer Hill of Bradenton visited Westgate Lakes Resort and Spa in Orlando Aug. 5 to celebrate Summers 66th birthday. They took along The Islander for reading material. Islander Courtesy PhotoThree dead sea turtles wash ashore on Anna Maria Island One a month is not normal, so three in a week She said scientists with the Florida Fish and tion, to share with research institutes around the state, then city public works crews were called to bury the To report sick, injured, entangled or dead sea ChrisAnn Silver EsformesRed tide victim? A dead loggerhead lays in the shallow surf in Holmes Beach near 66th Street Aug. 12. Its disembodied head is a short distance away. Scientists are researching the recent deaths and strandings of sea turtles in the area to determine if they are related to the red tide bloom. Rejane Monetti of Holmes Beach photographs a dead loggerhead Aug. 12 that she watched wash ashore while on a beach walk in Holmes Beach with husband John Monetti, a former city commissioner. AMITW. Islander Photos: Courtesy John MonettiGerald S. Jackson He was born in Oneco and lived on Anna Maria nicknamed Speedy Spartan and earned a place in the served as a coach and athletic director at Boca Ciega High School, where he retired as a guidance counOn Anna Maria Island, he enjoyed walking the beach, working in his yard, smoking cigars and drink


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THE ISLANDER AUG. 15, 2018 19 AME calendar By Ryan Paice, AME welcomes kids to check out class before 1st day, 1st bellParents and students enter the lobby of Anna Maria Elementary, 4700 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, for back-toschool night, held Aug. day of classes. The evening allowed students of all grades and their parents/guardians to meet teachers, get to know their classrooms and get and advice on the year ahead. Islander Photos: Ryan Paice AME principal Jackie Featherston announces the end of backto-school night for kindergartensecond-grade. The younger students open house was followed by an open house for the upper grades. Students take assigned seats as teacher Tina Goffred introduces herself to the class. Kindergarten teacher Bridget Querrard introduces herself and her classroom as back-to-school night begins Aug. 9. AME settles in for rst day of new school yearBuses and cars are mostly unloaded, walkers and bikers have nearly all arrived, as class is poised to begin for another year at the Little School by the Bay. Islander Photos: Jack Elka Pink signs on the walkway warn drivers not to drop off there, but to continue around the large, oval driveway to the designated safe dropoff. Holmes Beach Police Chief Bill Tokajer on the walkway is on hand to ensure a smooth, safe day at AME and, as is his tradition, to welcome each student to school. school year at Anna Maria Elementary.


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THE ISLANDER AUG. 15, 2018 21 Judge to decide 1 count in Bradenton Beach sewer dispute Islander Reporter A sewer dispute involving Bradenton Beach, ManThe county is taking aim at the resolution as part learning about swimming pool permit applications Shore Drive as Bay Drive South and Cortez Beach Gaskill blamed the mislabeling on commonly used About a deed back to public utilities in the resoluThe clay sewer main lies beneath some 35 lots, some with condominiums and multiple owners, but Moore joined Gaskill in rallying against turning gests and take a sledge hammer to it rather than chisel, The county attorney responded, saying the county might not have grounds to bring other owners into a In addition to Count I, the Counts II and III include the sewer line and an order to compel the city and according to Moore and Gaskill, Arend will decide on Pointing to an aerial image of a Bradenton Beach bayfront neighborhood Aug. 9 in a Manatee County courtroom, county attorney Geoffrey Nichols argues for a partial summary judgment against the city and three property owners. Islander Photo: Joe Hen dricks/Anna Maria Island Sun


22 AUG. 15, 2018 THE ISLANDER Dont forget You can read it all online at Sea turtle hatchling released after rescue from pool drain Islander Reporter People with swimming pools are used to pulling However, hatchling loggerhead sea turtles a Part-time condo resident Retha Robinette, who tion Commission hotline and an FWC representative touch the hatchling, Robinette wrote in an email to sunset, when it would be less susceptible to predation This is why we ask that people call FWC, who will contact us, because we know when and where it Robinette wrote that AMITW sent her photos and To report sick, injured, entangled or dead sea A loggerhead hatchling named Will by rescuers and held in a red bucket was found Aug. 1 in a pool drain at Gulf Sands condominium in Holmes Beach. Islander Photos: Courtesy Retha Robinette Will Knight, 9, left, of the United Kingdom, Retha Robinette of Holmes Beach and Will Corr of Bradenton, pose poolside Aug. 1 at Gulf Sands condos in Holmes Beach where they rescued a hatchling sea turtle from a pool drain. Dos and donts for sea turtle nesting seasonClip and save..... Report sick, injured, entangled or dead sea Florida Cracker Basket A True Florida Classic Bradenton Beach 941.778.AMOB (2662)BRIDGE ST. PIER6696 Cortez Road 941.792.0077CORTEZ1525 51st Avenue East 941.721.7773ELLENTON6906 14th Street West 941.758.7880LANDSIDE Fried Catfish, Coleslaw, Cheese Grits & Hush Puppies Its National Month


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24 AUG. 15, 2018 THE ISLANDER Fishing tip! If you hook a bird, remember: Reel, remove and release! AM City Pier tides; Cortez high tides 7 minutes later lows 1:06 later Anna Maria Island Tides Date AM HIGH PM HIGH AM LOW PM LOW Moon Aug 15 3:32a 2.0 3:40p 2.2 9:16a 0.8 9:52p 0.8 Aug 16 4:05a 2.1 4:46p 1.9 10:24a 0.8 10:25p 1.0 Aug 17 4:44a 2.2 6:11p 1.7 11:40a 0.7 11:00p 1.2 Aug 18 5:30a 2.3 8:03p 1.6 1:03p 0.7 11:42p 1.4 1st Aug 19 6:25a 2.3 9:57p 1.6 2:24p 0.5 Aug 20 7:29a 2.4 11:13p 1.7 12:38a 1.5 3:31p 0.4 Aug 21 8:34a 2.4 11:59p 1.7 1:50a 1.6 4:26p 0.3 Aug 22 9:33a 2.5 3:01a 1.6 5:10p 0.2 Cassidy Islander Reporter is Lancaster Design, while ProgresMoss Builders opened the action Moss, Matthew Castro and Yuri Pereira added two goals each, while Ray Gardner and Ed Moss both goals, while Francisco Oliviera and Brayan Felipe each the way with two goals each, while Chris Culhane Indoor soccer news The Ugly Grouper youth league at the center is Grouper Blue thanks to a 5-4 victory over Ugly GrouKey Royale news McDonnell, Art McMillan and Bill Shuman matched Horseshoe news There is no charge to play and everyone is welEyes on the road Crews are improving drainage, constructing sidewalk and bicycle lanes and installing new signing between Palm Drive and Holmes Boulevard is Eyes on the road Roadwatch Red tide cleanup a community effortJake Andrews of Yolo Parasailing & Adventures carries off some from Sarasota Bay near the Historic Bridge Street Pier and the bayfront dock where the parasail business operates at 135 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach. Islander Photos: Kathy Prucnell litter the beach Aug. 7 north of the Anna Maria City Pier site on Tampa Bay, looking toward Lake LaVista Inlet and the Rod & Reel Pier. Mayor Dan Murphy later arranged to pay to clean up the area.


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THE ISLANDER AUG. 15, 2018 27 BizCal BY SANDY AMBROGI AMI CHAMBER OF COMMERCEWednesday, Aug. 15 5:15 p.m. Meet the board of directors, 5313 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. RSVP required. Call: 941-778-1541. Email: info@ Thursday, Aug. 16 Noon Lunch and Learn: The Social Customer Experience, the Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. $10 RSVP required. Call: 941-778-1541. Email: info@amichamber. org. Wednesday, Aug. 22 Drive, hosted by the Anna Maria Island Privateers. Members $5, guests $10. Call: 941-778-1541. Email: Thursday, Aug. 24 5 p.m. Deadline for chamber guidebook and map advertising orders. Call: 941-778-5141. Email: Ongoing Saturday, Oct. 20, Anna Maria. Call: 941-778-1541. Email: info@ seminars, the Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. $10, RSVP required. Call: 941-778-1541.LBK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Tuesday, Aug. 28 6 p.m. Business After Hours, BAH!, sails on the Anna Maria Princess, Bradenton Beach Marina, 402 Church Ave., Bradenton Beach. $20 members, guests $25. RSVP preferred. Call: 941-3879000. Thursday, Aug. 16 11:30 a.m. Networking @Noon, Tommy Bahama Restaurant, Bar & Store, 300 John Ringling Blvd., St. Armands Circle. Members $25, chamber walk-ins $30, guests $35. Call: 941-387-9000. Thursday, Sept. 20 4:30-7 p.m. East Meets West Regional Business Expo, Robarts Arena, 3000 Ringling Blvd. Sarasota. Call: 941-387-9000.New digs on Bridge StreetA new commercial buildout on Bridge Street at Bradenton Beach, including a rooftop restaurant, is almost ready for occupancy. Owners Mike and Debbie Hynds are mum on their tenants and leasing opportunities. Islander Photo: Chris-Ann EsformesAMICofC recognizes new members Business news ANNA MARIA ISLAND 505 S Bay Boulevard Debbie Vogler 941-705-3328 A4199179 $1,825,000 ANNA MARIA ISLAND 200 S Harbor Drive 1 Ken Kavanaugh & Margo Love Story 941-799-1943 A4215175 $1,250,000 ANNA MARIA ISLAND 3708 Gulf Drive 1 Hannah Hillyard 941-744-7358 A4209523 $1,250,000 LOCALLY KNOWN. GLOBALLY CONNECTED. BRADENTON 1317 Calle Grand Street Deborah Capobianco 941-704-2394 A4214765 $476,383 BRADENTON 2311 64th Street Court W Jody Shinn 941-705-5704 A4405884 $289,000 BRADENTON 1802 26th Street W Hannah Hillyard 941-744-7358 A4402735 $239,900 SARASOTA 4643 Summerwind Drive 22 Toni Lyon 941-928-8735 A4214355 $145,000 BRADENTON 3404 79th Circle W 301 Barb Eberhart 941-761-7349 A4208992 $520,000 ANNA MARIA ISLAND 448 63rd Street 1 Bed 1 Bath $800 Maria Kagin 941-779-4150 A4215272 ANNA MARIA ISLAND 2500 Gulf Drive N Laurie M Mock 941-232-3665 A4201859 $2,995,000 ANNA MARIA ISLAND 664 Key Royale Drive Hannah Hillyard 941-744-7358 A4404064 $989,000 BRADENTON 8139 37th Avenue Circle W Cheryl Roberts 941-266-1450 A4404272 $625,000 ANNA MARIA ISLAND 2509 Avenue C A Laurie M Mock 941-232-3665 A4208163 $594,000 ANNA MARIA ISLAND 2509 Avenue C B Laurie M Mock 941-232-3665 A4208192 $584,000 BRADENTON 7411 20th Avenue NW Debbie Vogler 941-705-3328 A4212644 $575,000 RENTAL NEW CONSTRUCTION MSC MORTGAGE | MSC TITLE | MS&C COMMERCIAL NEW HOMES & CONDOMINIUMS | RENTAL888.552.5228 michaelsaunders.comLICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKEROPEN HOUSES SUNDAYS 14


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