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  1. Madeira tax rate to stay at 2.2 millsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The City Commission has decided to leave the city's tax rate at 2.2 mills, where it has been for the last three years. The unanimous vote to leave the rate unchanged came during a budget hearing at the commission's Sept.

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  2. Treasure Island considers doubling parking fines to deter repeat violatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    People who park on sidewalks, block driveways or violate parking regulations in the city will soon face more hefty fines expected to double next month. During a work session Aug. 21, Armand Boudreau, public safety director and police chief, told commissioners that staff's proposed doubling of parking fines are designed to deter repeat violators from "willfully incurring violations, and paying a $30 to $40 fine as a matter of doing business or visiting the city."

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  3. More signs of red tide reported on Pinellas County beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 26 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    A map released by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Aug. 24 shows concentrations found in Pinellas County ranging from not present to medium, as depicted by the colored circles. Gray and white circles indicate background and very low concentrations.

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  4. Human trafficking has invisible victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    On July 16, 2018, I had the pleasure of being the guest of former Treasure Island resident Katherine Gomez to attend a speaking event on human trafficking. Ms. Gomez now lives in Tallahassee but still considers Treasure Island her home.

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  5. Armed fugitives From North Carolina arrested in Treasure IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri talks about the arrest of two fugitives from Georgia who had been hiding in an apartment in Treasure Island during a press conference Aug. 19.

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  6. Armed fugitives From North Carolina arrested in Treasure IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri talks about the arrest of two fugitives from Georgia who had been hiding in an apartment in Treasure Island during a press conference Aug. 19. Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri talks about the arrest of two fugitives from Georgia who had been hiding in an apartment in Treasure Island during a press conference Aug. 19. TREASURE ISLAND - Pinellas County Sheriff's detectives have arrested two men hiding in an apartment on Gulf Boulevard in Treasure Island, who were wanted in North Carolina for shooting at law enforcement officers.

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  7. Treasure Island commissioners consider compromise design for City Hall-Municipal Services ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    It's the topic for debate and discussion all over town and on social media; Should Treasure Island relocate its City Hall, police, fire and municipal services buildings? And, if so, where should these facilities be placed? Consultants reported the city's current buildings have outlived their usefulness, are cramped, provide poor air quality, are not secure, suffer from leaky roofs and mold and are not up to modern hurricane proof design standards. Yet, during public hearings and on social media some residents voice concerns that the estimated $21 million price tag to rebuild on another site is too high, pinning hopes that the buildings can be remodeled, an idea that consultants assert is not feasible.

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  8. Go Strawless campaign continues to grow in PinellasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Efforts to persuade restaurants and bars to discontinue the use of plastic straws are having a rippling effect in beach communities as well as some inland in Pinellas County. Former Treasure Island Mayor Bob Minning is spearheading efforts for Treasure Island and Madeira Beach Chamber of Commerce through its Environmental Preservation Initiative for Our Communities.

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  9. Former Madeira Beach City Manager Crawford faces ethics hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Former City Manager Shane Crawford will face a hearing before the State Commission on Ethics regarding a complaint that he misused his position to gain discounted rental rates at two condominiums during his time in Madeira Beach. The Ethics Commission released its findings following a July 27 meeting.

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  10. Treasure Island to see slight millage rate increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Ongoing capital maintenance project costs expected for the Treasure Island Causeway bascule bridge forced city financial staff to recommend a slight .1 percent increase to the city's proposed millage rate for the coming fiscal year. During the City Commission's regular meeting July 24, Assistant City Manager and Finance Director Amy Davis explained the proposed 2019 general fund budget is based on approval of a tax rate of 3.43 mills, which is a .1 mill increase over last year's rage of 3.33 and is 9.90 percent above the rolled-back rate.

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  11. Treasure Island urgently exploring options to purchase Isle of PalmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    A sense of urgency suddenly emerged over how quickly the city can act to save tiny Triangle Park in Isle of Palms at one of its Intracoastal Waterway communities on Boca Ceiga Bay. Isle of Palms Park, also known as "Triangle Park," is located on the northeast corner of 112th Avenue A and 13th Street East.

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  12. Sunset Beach Civic Association cleans up beach with touch of humorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Sunset Beach Community Association Beach Cleanup has posted several small signs to encourage beach visitors to throw their cigarette butts in the trash cans. Sunset Beach Community Association Beach Cleanup has posted several small signs to encourage beach visitors to throw their cigarette butts in the trash cans.

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  13. Cruise boat approved for John's PassRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    John's Pass, the county's No. 1 tourist attraction, will soon have another major draw for visitors.

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  14. Treasure Island Historical Society seeks home to exhibit city's storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    An aerial photo of the Penguin Restaurant, which was a fine dining eatery that featured prime rib served table side from a rolling cart. After the Penguin was destroyed during a storm, the city of Treasure Island took over the location, and razed the building that is now The Pavilion, a seaside park.

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  15. Treasure Island to solicit public's opinion on new municipal complex siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    City officials are considering whether to rebuild the City Hall, police and fire station along with its public works complex at its current site on 108th Avenue or relocate the services to the community center complex between 104th Avenue and Park Place. During a work session June 19, Stacy Boyles, assistant public works director, presented city commissioners with a report on the issues and site alternatives for redeveloping municipal facilities.

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  16. Medical episode may have contributed to crash of PSTA busRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    A PSTA bus sustained damage June 27 after the driver lost control during what police believe was a medical episode while traveling westbound on 107th Avenue at First Street East in Treasure Island. The bus struck a concrete pole, shearing the pole on the sidewalk on the north side of 107th Avenue.

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  17. North Redington Beach magistrate to review variance requestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2018 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Since time immemorial, the Planning and Zoning Board has been the entity in charge of reviewing and approving or denying variance applications in the town of North Redington Beach. During new business, an ordinance passed on its first reading at the June 14 town hall meeting to provide for a special magistrate to review all requests for variances instead of the PZB.

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  18. Treasure Island hires former Maine town clerk as city clerkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    It will be quite a change in climate for Treasure Island's newly chosen City Clerk Ruth Nickerson, who comes to the beach city from Hermon, Maine, a woodsy community 8 miles west of Bangor, where winter temperatures can drop into single digits. Treasure Islands' current city clerk, Tiffany Makras, will leave her post to fill a vacancy left by the city's former human resource director, who a few months ago got a job with the city of Clearwater.

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  19. Treasure Island man dies after crash in St. PetersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2018 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    A 63-year-old Treasure Island man was pronounced dead at a local hospital from injuries suffered when he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed on Park Street in St. Petersburg. St. Petersburg police say that Michael Edward Hughes was operating a 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle traveling southbound on Park Street about 11 p.m. June 9 when he lost control at a curve and struck a guardrail.

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  20. Music Benefit for Frank and Lisa ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Frank Thomas, who is known as the Patriarch of Florida Folk Music, and his wife Lisa have suffered a great loss due to fire. They lost their home, belongings, cats, and automobile.

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