It’s What You Do, Mister City Manager… Not What You Say!
And, what have you been doing?
- Worked with the developer (who we have heard) employs an important (to the city) person…to add 720 hotel rooms and 158 condos on the short stretch of 150th Ave.between the Tom Stuart Causeway Bridge and Gulf Boulevard!!!
- Set up a referendum with wording that has resulted in pending legal ...
Neighbors of the Madeira Beach city complex report…
After the recent carnivals, fishing tournaments, and festivals,
officials found that the ball fields just do not survive the events!
Time to call the Eventbusters*… who rid the city of the after-effects of a carnival or fishing tourney by spending 3 days of work, replanting grass and getting the ball field ready to go in only about 3 weeks.
Cost estimate? We were told it cost the city $40,000 to redo the fields… Since the city doesn’t talk about these expenses, maybe ...Read More →
Government For and By the People
Join Us! This is a website by and for the people… of Madeira Beach who want:
— the best quality of life possible for Madeira Beach and
— to preserve the relaxed, comfortable village feel that drew us to our beloved city
— to avoid the overdevelopment that has overtaken other cities in our area
— to get back our city and stop ...Read More →
Somewhat Massive in Size?
Statements by Madeira Beach City Manager, Shane Crawford in the latest issue of the “Madeira Wave”:
“These developments are somewhat massive in size, compared to what we have seen previously.”
Hmmm… Ask yourself, what does “somewhat massive” mean? Does it sound like ‘double speak’? Well, here’s more that will puzzle you, too (from the same article)…
“You can rest assured that your elected and appointed officials will not approved something that will ...Read More →
What Are Residents Saying?
Well there are so many comments… it’s hard to know where to start. Here’s a sampling of what residents are saying…
Do Not “Clearwater-ize” Madeira Beach!
“I drive my kids to the Fundamental School. Traffic is already bad.
What will it be like with 600 hotel rooms and 150 condos jammed on the causeway?”
- “I love the small-town residential aspects of Madeira Beach.
And, I loathe the idea of becoming a hotel, T-shirt shop, and margarita bar ...
It’s Lights Out for the Madeira Beach Yacht Club!
Dinner by Carnival Lights at the Yacht Club?
- It’s the residents and guests at the Madeira Beach Yacht Club —
who lost all electrical power during the recent carnival –
the Spring Break Festival & Carnival.
- They found themselves having dinner by carnival light…
which is less romantic than candle light for all but the kids!