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Safety Harbor mayor hopeful Joe Ayoub to host first meet and greet Friday

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Joe Ayoub, who’s running for Safety Harbor mayor, is holding his first meet and greet of the campaign season. It’s from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Ayoub’s home, 323 Second St. S, in Safety Harbor. Ayoub, a former Safety Harbor mayor and commission member, said he plans to spend part of the campaign on a “listening tour,” learning about the issues that are most important to city residents. He’s also provided a 10-question citizen survey on his website to learn what concerns…

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Scott Long to run for Safety Harbor commission

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Business owner Scott Long announced Wednesday his candidacy for Seat 1 on the Safety Harbor City Commission. “The tone of discourse in Safety Harbor over the past few years has hurt my heart,” Long said. “We can disagree yet still be respectful. I’ve spent my life helping people with differing views find common ground so we can move forward together. And now I’d like to do that for the city I love.” Seat 1 is currently held by Janet Hooper…

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Janet Hooper resigns from commission to run for Safety Harbor mayor

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Safety Harbor commissioner Janet Hooper turned in her resignation Monday to run for mayor. She’ll still be sitting in Seat 1 on the commission for a while. Her resignation is not effective until March 21, the week after Safety Harbor’s municipal election. State law requires officeholders to resign to run for a different office. “It has been an honor to serve as a commissioner these past two years and I look forward to the opportunity to serve the residents of…

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