Six Compete for Seats on Belleair Beach Council
Belleair Beach commissioners serve three-year terms and are not paid for their service.
BELLEAIR BEACH – Six candidates are running for the four available seats on the Belleair Beach City Council.
The six are Rob Baldwin, Marv Behm, Julie Chandler, Glenn Gunn, Dr. Nicholas Pavouris and Jody Shirley. Baldwin and Chandler are currently serving on the council. The four top votegetters will take office.
Belleair Beach has a population of about 1,560 residents, according to the 2010 Census. It is located on a barrier island in central Pinellas County. The city has about 4,500 feet of beach that may be accessed through the city’s four beach accesses, and three resident-only beach parking areas, and Morgan Park. Boaters can use the Seventh Street Park Boat Ramp and the Municipal Marina. Belleair Beach maintains eleven public parks including Morgan Park, Bayside Park, and Crossman Park. The city also maintains two tennis courts and a basketball court near City Hall.
The city of Belleair Beach operates under a council-manager form of government. The council sets policy that is then communicated to the city manager for implementation. The city council is composed of a mayor and six (6) councilmembers who are elected at large on a nonpartisan basis. They are volunteers and receive no salary for their service.
Council elections are held the second Tuesday in March of each year. The mayor and six council members are elected for three-year with terms. The next election is March 13.
For information about Belleair Beach, go to cityofbelleairbeach.com.
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