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Fire chief OK with Belleview Biltmore
Article published on Wednesday, April 17, 2013
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BELLEAIR – A Largo fire department official is satisfied with safety of the Belleview Biltmore Hotel.

At a short meeting April 16, the commission heard from the Interim Largo Fire Chief, Shelby Willis. Largo provides fire service to Belleair and occasionally the department reports to the commission on matters of interest. The only thing on Willis’s list was the state of the Belleview Biltmore Hotel.

“The sprinklers and alarms are all working,” she said. “The building is not open to the public and as far as we know it will not be open. Only security personnel are on the site.”

When asked if the fire department is satisfied with the safety of the building she said yes it was.

Also on the agenda was to have been a report on the ongoing finances of the Belleview Biltmore Golf Club, which is owned by the town.

Finance Director J.P. Murphy told the commission that all the necessary information wasn’t available in time to allow the town’s finance committee to look it over. Mayor Gary Katica agreed with Murphy’s recommendation that the matter be put off until the next meeting to allow the finance committee time to have its say.

In other matters three proclamations were formally read into the record. The first one declared the month of May as Older Americans Month in Belleair. Katica, who is 79 years old, asked the audience if anyone was older than that. No one responded so he formally accepted the proclamation on behalf of all older Americans in his town.

The next proclamation decreed that the week of May 5 through May 11 will be Municipal Clerks Week in Belleair. In receiving the proclamation Town Clerk Donna Carlen remarked that her assistant Susie Metcalf also deserved recognition.

“She works very hard every single day,” said Carlen.

With that, as is customary every year, all the commissioners, led by the Mayor, gave Carlen a hug.

The third proclamation declared the week of May 19 through May 25 as National Public Works week. Belleair’s Public Works Director Perry Lopez accepted the proclamation. Lopez did not get a hug from the mayor and commissioners.
Article published on Wednesday, April 17, 2013
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