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Florida: Longboat Key presses ahead with beach-borrowing ballot issue

Longboat Key town commissioners are moving ahead with plans to seek voter approval of bonds to help pay for the next five years of beach renourishment.

How much exactly the town will need to borrow will depend a lot on how much money can be counted on to flow in as reimbursement from state, federal and local sources.

Following a presentation by town staff in a commission workshop last week, town commissioners in early November are scheduled to formally discuss and take an initial vote on ballot language seeking authorization to borrow up to $41 million for up to eight years.

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