Backroom Briefing: Insurance System in the Crosshairs
Weekly political notes from The News Service of Florida
Sheriff restricts media access
Emergency management meeting convenes elected officials, businesspeople and others.
City council approves beer/wine sales for proposed 7-Eleven at SE 25th Ave. and Maricamp Road
Fourth hearing required after staff concedes mailings not completed timely and incorrect parcel numbers listed on case documents.
City again denies controversial Saddlewood-area multifamily development
The developer’s lawyer promises council they’ll file a petition for relief from the city’s zoning denial.
City council enters multiple contracts for legal services
Gray areas ripe for conflicts of interest and questions about the hierarchy of the new legal department remain.
School concurrency continues to be debated
Attorneys' letters highlight challenges the county and school officials face with unabated growth.
Controversial Saddlewood multifamily development up for reconsideration by city council
The matter returns to council to settle the issue with the developer who has filed a petition for relief from the city’s prior zoning denial.
Voters to decide tax breaks, fate of commission
A roundup of amendments that will be on the November ballot.
BOCC votes to expand traffic studies requirement for developers
Growth is the biggest challenge county staffers and commission face.
City council must rehear request for beer/wine sales for proposed 7-Eleven store at SE 25th Avenue and Maricamp Road
Evidence entered into record includes crime studies, traffic access and lack of timely notice to neighboring residents