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New Madeira Beach commission off to a chaotic start

New Madeira Beach commission off to a chaotic start

By WAYNE AYERS, TBN Correspondent Weekly workshops will be held ‘to work things out’ MADEIRA BEACH – The April 11 Madeira Beach City Commission meeting agenda appeared made to order for a newly-installed commission majority getting a first experience at governing. One page long, it listed, besides installation of the elected officials and selection of… Continue Reading

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

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