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The coronavirus pandemic means Belleair will have to wait a little longer for its moment in the sun. In an announcement that came to no one’s surprise, the LPGA said April 3 that the Pelican Women's Championship that was scheduled to take place in May has been rescheduled to Nov. 9-15.

BELLEAIR BLUFFS — Mayor Chris Arbutine said he strongly disagreed with a recent request by Belleair Beach Mayor Joseph Manzo, with the backing of that city’s council, to have Pinellas County “investigate the possibility of a toll for the Belleair Beach Causeway.” The bridge is a county bridge.

BELLEAIR BLUFFS — As neighboring Belleair gets ready to host the largest event in the area’s history, Belleair Bluffs city officials at their Feb. 10 commission meeting took steps to address concerns arising from the LPGA tournament coming to the Pelican Golf Club in three months.

BELLEAIR BEACH — City Council members, most of whom were elected on a pledge to complete a long-awaited neighborhood utility undergrounding project, were told at the Feb. 3 council meeting that the job is finally done.

BELLEAIR SHORE — For the first time in 14 years, Commissioner Raymond Piscitelli will not have a seat on the Town Commission when the new terms begin in March.

BELLEAIR BLUFFS — Businesses wanting to locate in vacant retail space in shopping areas throughout the city are facing a roadblock, City Administrator Debra Sullivan said at the Jan. 13 City Commission meeting.

BELLEAIR BEACH — Following a year of mounting tensions and friction among city officials that created an atmosphere described by the city attorney as “inefficient, unhealthy and untenable,” City Council members have agreed to come together and work to resolve past differences.

BELLEAIR SHORE — The Town Commission took final action at its Dec. 17 meeting on ordinances that set standards for allowable noise levels in the town and eliminate some restrictions on beach activities.

BELLEAIR SHORE — The town will soon be allowing beach activities that had been banned for years. A new ordinance, passed on first reading by the Town Commission at its Nov. 19 meeting, lets beachgoers ride their bicycles on the beach, and also to use rafts, kayaks, paddleboards and other non…

BELLEAIR — For months, town officials and residents have been searching to define goals and objectives to make the community a better place to live. The results are in and now the task of making it all happen begins.

BELLEAIR BLUFFS — A resident’s recent comment that the city is paying its code enforcement officer $12,000 a year and he’s not generating that much in fines drew a decisive response from the officer and city officials about the purpose and manner of his duties in the city.

CLEARWATER — The Forward Pinellas Board acting as the Pinellas Planning Council gave unanimous approval Oct. 9 to a request from the town of Belleair for a Countywide Plan Map amendment to allow expansion of the Pelican Golf Course.

BELLEAIR — For centuries, law enforcement agencies have striven to prevent perpetrators from unlawfully getting citizens’ personal belongs. These days, agencies also are trying to prevent perpetrators from getting into citizens’ heads.

BELLEAIR BLUFFS — The trimming of low-hanging trees on the city’s east side has been completed, Public Works Supervisor Russ Schmader announced at the Sept. 16 City Commission meeting. The project’s completion means that the streets in the city east of Indian Rocks Road will be free of dange…

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