Veteran’s Boat Parade Seeking Sponsors, Volunteers and Boats

Veteran’s Boat Parade Seeking Sponsors, Volunteers and Boats

MADEIRA BEACH – The 20th annual Veterans Boat Parade is seeking sponsors and volunteers to help with the annual event, which is set Saturday, Nov. 12. Help is needed in all areas from planning to coordinating related events, web development, publicity, social media, fundraising, correspondence, set-up and tear-down, and booth supervision. The annual parade honors… Continue Reading

FERRY & TAXI SERVICE TO BEGIN IN MADEIRA BEACH

FERRY & TAXI SERVICE TO BEGIN IN MADEIRA BEACH

Information Session September 14th 3:00 PM Press Conference/ Information Session City of Madeira Beach City Hall The City of Madeira Beach introduces regularly scheduled ferry services to begin this October. “We are looking forward to offering residents and visitors an alternative way to get around our City. We believe our waterways are the future of… Continue Reading

Madeira Beach to hold tax rate steady

Madeira Beach to hold tax rate steady

By Sheila Mullane Estrada, Times Correspondent MADEIRA BEACH — Despite spending more than $10 million on a new city hall, fire station and recreational complex in recent years and $9.7 million in new general fund spending planned for next year, the city’s proposed property tax rate remains unchanged. Nonetheless, property owners will be paying a… Continue Reading

Corona and the app Klink will deliver beer on Madeira Beach on Saturday

Corona and the app Klink will deliver beer on Madeira Beach on Saturday

Article by: Sharon Kennedy Wynne – Tampabay Times In a publicity stunt aimed at thirsty beachgoers, Corona beer has partnered with the alcohol delivery service Klink for beach-side beer delivery for one day only on Madeira Beach this weekend. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, you’ll be able to order a six-pack of tall… Continue Reading

Madeira Beach plans drainage and road improvements

Madeira Beach plans drainage and road improvements

MADEIRA BEACH – Over the next year, the city of Madeira Beach will be making drainage and road improvements in the Mitchell’s, Kottler’s and Tullis subdivision areas, located east of Gulf Boulevard. The start date is this week with a construction timeline of 365 days. The roads affected include Boca Ciega Drive, Boca Ciega Avenue,… Continue Reading

Madeira Beach votes to defend officials accused in ethics complaints

Madeira Beach votes to defend officials accused in ethics complaints

By Sheila Mullane Estrada, Times Correspondent Read full article on Tampabay Times site – click here MADEIRA BEACH (August 11, 2016) — The city will pay all legal bills for officials and employees now under investigation for alleged ethics violations. That unanimous vote was taken Tuesday amid strong support for City Manager Shane Crawford and… Continue Reading

Old Salt Fishing Foundation – Making a Difference

Old Salt Fishing Foundation – Making a Difference

OLD SALT FOUNDATION: MAKING A DIFFERENCE While not everyone “gets it” eventually many come to understand that the essence of life is not about our collections of stuff, or even our collections of experiences. We eventually discover that fulfillment, joy and satisfaction are products of the sense of having “made a difference” in life, in… Continue Reading

WANTED: The Best Seafood in Pinellas County

WANTED: The Best Seafood in Pinellas County

Madeira Beach, FL August 3, 2016 – The 35th Annual John’s Pass Seafood Festival is announcing the 3rd Annual Chef Showdown. We all know St. Petersburg has the best seafood restaurants. But this is a chance for local restaurants to prove they’re the best and be named “Best Seafood in the County.” Local chefs will… Continue Reading

Madeira Beach tax rate to stay among lowest / Housh Ghovaee to fill the District 4 commission seat

Madeira Beach tax rate to stay among lowest / Housh Ghovaee to fill the District 4 commission seat

By WAYNE AYERS / Tampa Bay Newspapers Article published on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 MADEIRA BEACH – The city of Madeira Beach’s tax rate will remain one of the lowest in Pinellas County. The city commission approved leaving the rate at 2.2 mills at their July 12 regular meeting. The rate can be lowered further… Continue Reading