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BELLEAIR BEACH — This mostly residential beachfront city will be spending more than $100,000 to provide better protection for its beach vegetation and to give residents an environmentally friendly access to its prized beaches.

BELLEAIR — Town commissioners gathered Aug. 13 to talk about the upcoming budget, and for the first time in recent memory, money was not uppermost on their minds. Instead, they focused on the coronavirus and how it was affecting their everyday lives.

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The visit to Belleair by President Donald Trump on July 31 went smooth, according to town officials, but not without a lot of planning and manpower, the likes of which is rarely seen in town of just over 4,000 people.

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BELLEAIR — The Pelican Golf Club in Belleair hosted a number of dignitaries Friday afternoon including President Donald Trump and Gov. Ron DeSantis, who participated in a COVID-19 Response and Storm Preparedness roundtable followed by a fundraising event.

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President Donald Trump will be making a stop in Belleair this afternoon to participate in a COVID-19 response and storm preparedness roundtable and will deliver remarks at a fundraiser at the Pelican Golf Club.

BELLEAIR BLUFFS — The city has been awarded a $50,000 grant for playground equipment, Commissioner Taylour Shimkus announced at the July 20 City Commission meeting.

BELLEAIR BLUFFS — The city has been awarded a $50,000 grant for playground equipment, Commissioner Taylour Shimkus announced at the July 20 City Commission meeting.

BELLEAIR — The town of Belleair announced that the Palmetto North Roadway Project will start at the beginning of July. This project will consist of full drainage, asphalt, and water main replacement along Palmetto Road from Ocala Road to Bayview Drive, and staff is expecting project completi…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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BELLEAIR — Town commissioners got their first look at how the LPGA tournament in May will affect the community. A rough draft of street closures and parking restrictions was presented to commissioners Jan. 21.

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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.

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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.

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BELLEAIR — Town officials will have a preliminary engineering report prepared on their water plant and the feasibility of converting it to a reverse osmosis plant.

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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.

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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.

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