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ELECTION NEWS: Two commission races set in Madeira Beach

ELECTION NEWS: Two commission races set in Madeira Beach

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MADEIRA BEACH – Longtime city commissioners Terry Lister and Nancy Hodges will face opposition from two political newcomers as they seek new terms in the March 13 municipal election.

Lister, the longest serving member of the current commission, is being challenged by Deby Weinstein, an activist in civic affairs. Hodges, running for a fourth term on the commission, faces Eric Breslin, who is new to the city’s politics and civic activities.

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Recall Petition Filed Against 2 Madeira Beach Commissioners

Recall Petition Filed Against 2 Madeira Beach Commissioners

MADEIRA BEACH — By Josh Rojas, Reporter Bay News 9 (click here for link to original story) A petition to recall Madeira Beach commissioners Nancy Oakley and John Douthirt, who both won a hotly contested election earlier this year, was filed with the city clerk Nov. 8. Recall committee only needed 331 signatures 480 signatures submitted… Continue Reading

RECALL News …. Citizens are Looking for Change

It is no secret that our little fishing village has been in turmoil ever since the last election, now we are hearing the words RECALL.   The recall is specific to Commissioner Nancy Oakley and Commissioner John Douthirt.   Since the election there have been numerous complaints and of course rumors floating throughout the city. … Continue Reading

Fire chief poised to become city manager in Madeira Beach

Fire chief poised to become city manager in Madeira Beach

By Sheila Mullane Estrada, Times Correspondent MADEIRA BEACH — Fire Chief and acting City Manager Derryl O’Neal may be appointed permanent city manager Tuesday, a move that echoes much of the city’s conflicted political history. The City Commission was slated to discuss whether and how to begin a city manager search during its workshop on… Continue Reading

Two Madeira Beach Woman Appointed to VISIT FLORIDA committees

VISIT FLORIDA’s Board of Directors established committees to enhance and maximize industry input toward fulfilling VISIT FLORIDA’s commitment to being “industry-led.”  With this being said, Madeira Beach has two voices on committees to fully represent our beaches. Missy H. Hahn, president of the Treasure Island & Madeira Beach Chamber of Commerce, was appointed to the… Continue Reading

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