Sail Honeymoon is fast approaching the end of its concessionaire license agreement with the city, and some residents and elected officials want to amend the contract so the business can stay. Here's what Dunedin's saying about it.
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Wednesday, January 30
Dunedin Patch's story last week about efforts to work around legal conditions outlined in Sail Honeymoon's contract has gotten lots of attention from readers. Commissioner Julie Scales, along with the Dunedin Beach Civic Association, is supporting a last-minute amendment to a concessionaire contract for the iconic kayak and sailboat rental business as it is about to expire. Although owner Glen Stienke is allowed to re-bid, the city is required to open it to other bidders as well. The story attracted several insightful comments on Patch, and below are just a few of them. What's your take? What do you think of the last-minute effort to amend a city contract? Is it fair to other concessionaires in Dunedin to make an allowance for one? Post …
A traffic fatality at Curlew Road and Challenger Drive got some Dunedin Patch readers talking last week. What's your take on this stretch of road? Is it unsafe? If so, what should be done about it?
Our report about a traffic fatality near Curlew Road and Challenger Drive last week prompted several Dunedin Patch readers to comment that they believe this stretch of roadway is unsafe. What do you think? Is this a problem area for Dunedin drivers? What should be done about it? Are there other dangerous streets or intersections around town? Tell us in the comments below. Here's a sampling of what some readers had to say: AlexJ: I drive this section of road daily and the design is just horrible. I've seen many cars run into the grass and I was recently run into head on traffic by someone incorrectly merging from that same turning lane. This part of Curlew Rd needs to be fixed before more lives are needlessly lost. Nancy Lynam: Yes, I drive…