Category Archives: Articles about Madeira Beach

Plans for Madeira Beach Town Center have been approved

Plans for Madeira Beach Town Center have been approved

 By Laurie Davison, Reporter Bay News 9 MADEIRA BEACH — Madeira Beach City Commissioners have approved plans for the Madeira Beach Town Center, which is a major development set to go up at the city’s gateway entrance. New entertainment center approved for Madeira Beach Center will include hotels, condos and a low-rise marina building It will… Continue Reading

Epilogue: Longtime Madeira Beach public servant Patricia Shontz

Epilogue: Longtime Madeira Beach public servant Patricia Shontz

By Sheila Mullane Estrada, Times Correspondent MADEIRA BEACH — If ever there was an institution embodied by one person, for Madeira Beach that person was Pat Shontz, who died Jan. 19 at the age of 83. “She had a great love for this city,” said longtime friend and business associate Art Broderick. “In the many… Continue Reading

Madeira Beach developments to be reduced in size

Madeira Beach developments to be reduced in size

By WAYNE AYERS Article published on Friday, Dec. 16, 2016 – Tampa Bay Newspapers MADEIRA BEACH – Two major developments planned for the city’s east gateway corridor are being downsized. They are the Madeira Beach Town Center, which will redevelop the area along 150th Avenue and part of Madeira Way to Gulf Boulevard, and the… 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