Tom Stuart Causeway (Draw) Bridge, Madeira Beach, FL

Analysis of Holiday Isle Traffic Study


Analysis by William Gay

The Holiday Isle Marina developer commissioned a very limited, 2 hour, 3-page traffic study to measure traffic volumes at the existing site entrances for the $80 Million development.


It is insulting to residents that MB CM Crawford and the MB City Commission think that residents would believe that a traffic study performed in late September for a measely 2 hours is sufficient to ...

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Heard on the Beach

Lawsuits with a Purpose

Lawsuit over for $1.96… Interesting, but read on

Well this may a ‘Believe It or Not’ type of story…   But it’s for real and is a good read!

We’re not sure who sent us the article, but we know it wasn’t actually about the lawsuit for $1.96.  Read a little further…

They sent it to us because Mr. Bill Karns –  who has proposed the Madeira Beach City Center over-development – was ...

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News Hot off the Press!

Hot News and More

Attack Website?  Not this One

Well, if the Fox 13 network folks think that this website or was created to attack city officials, they didn’t read the sites.  

Maybe they were told that by the City Manager or Assistant Mayor Shontz – the city officials interviewed by Channel 13.

  • We are not attacking… but merely speaking out about their attempt to mislead us and to force forward MASSIVE development Read More →
Residents of Madeira Beach

Vote Delayed on Holton Project

Vote Rescheduled for May 10

Late morning, MB city officials decided to put off the vote on the Holton project off, until the Commission’s next meeting – May 10th! 

Why did the meeting get delayed?

Well, the city attorney, Mr. Trask, said indirectly that the city was not sure if it had properly notified us (the public) about the meeting.  If they did not do it properly – and approved the rezoning and PD – the vote might be legally challenged!  

The Room Was Filled

Despite the fact that ...

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Madeira Beach Yacht club

Neighborhoods: Madeira Beach Yacht Club

How Will the Proposed Development Affect You?

Well, here’s the link to the great information that has been put together for MBYC residents!

Madeira Beach Yacht Club

Information that is tailored to residents of the MB Yacht Club whose properties will be affected most by any downtown “Center” development is on the website: 

If you live in this neighborhood, check it regularly ...

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Shane Crawford (Pictured) says he

Madeira Beach Residents Sue City

Residents Have Asked Themselves… Do We Want To

Live with canyons of concrete and massive traffic jams, as in Clearwater Beach?  Nope!

Residents have united and hired attorneys Ken Weiss & Tim Weber, who have successfully stopped two other beach communities who were on a path to permitting massive, tall buildings in their beach communities.

Be cut us out of decision making?  Nope!

Residents delivered an overwhelming NO vote on March 15th, ...

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It’s What You Do, Mr. City Manager, Not What You Say!

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 ...
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High intensity construction that Madeira Beach officials want.. and Clearwater is now regretting!

Urgent! Contribute to Stop Developments!

YOU can make a difference! 

Donate Now

  • As of today we still need $$ donations to go ahead with planned legal action.
  • Without the litigation these projects will be on the fast track – and we will NEVER get our city back.

It appears that Big Money Developers have identified Madeira Beach  as the place to build and profit from  unfettered development in a way that they cannot any where else  in Pinellas County — now that Clearwater ...

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Hands Across Madeira Beach - Residents Together

It Is Our City!

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 ...

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