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Two Dunedin Commissioners in hot water over potential Sunshine Law violation

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Two Dunedin City Commissioners may be in very hot water over the recent events leading up to City Manager Rob DiSpirito’s abrupt resignation. The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is launching an official investigation against Commissioner Heather Gracy and Vice Mayor Bruce Livingston for potential Sunshing Law violations. Gracy initiated an unexpected motion to fire DiSpirito at a meeting in early January. She said his leadership skills had become lacking and he was instead merely keeping with the city’s status quo.…

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Dunedin may use all $2.9 mil of BP money on new downtown parking management plan

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Dunedin’s thriving downtown is looking to revamp its public parking plan. Over the past few years, the area has become a bona fide weekend and evening hot-spot. To make room for the influx of warm bodies — and the vehicles that carry them — Dunedin City Commission will hear plans for a hybrid pilot parking program, which includes paid and free parking throughout the downtown area. According to city staff, the downtown area doesn’t have enough parking space turnover, or…

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Summary of Times endorsements in Dunedin

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With four of the five Dunedin City Commission seats up for grabs in the March 10 election, the potential for change is great. The Times recommends: For Mayor: Dunedin residents are fortunate to have a choice between two smart, knowledgeable candidates for mayor. Either one would represent Dunedin well, but we believe Dave Eggers is the best choice for these times.” Seat 1: We have disagreed with some of Commissioner Julie Scales’ positions on important issues and we have criticized…

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