March 2013 Pinellas County municipal election results

CLEARWATER, Fla. -  

A handful of municipalities in Pinellas County held elections Tuesday.  Below are the unofficial results for each election, as reported by Deborah Clark, Pinellas County supervisor of elections.
 
 
Belleair Bluffs (2 commissioners)  Suzy S. Sofer (39%) and Jack Nazario (34%) were elected to the Belleair Bluffs Commission.
 
Gulfport (mayor)  Sam Henderson won the election for mayor of Gulfport with 64% of the vote.
 
Kenneth City (2 council members)  Wanda L. Dudley got nearly 32% of the vote, while Joanne DeSimone picked up 27%.  Both are elected to the Kenneth City Council.
 
Oldsmar (1 council member)  Gabby McGee will join the Oldsmar city council after taking 60% of the vote.
 
Seminole (2 council members)  Thomas M. Barnhorn (39%) and James Quinn (37%) were elected to the Seminole city council.
 
South Pasadena (mayor)  Dan Calabria won the election for South Pasadena mayor with 67% of the vote.
 
Tarpon Springs (commissioner)  With nearly 41% of the vote, David Banther won the election for Tarpon Springs commissioner seat #4.
 
Gulfport (1 referendum)
Gulfport charter amendment 1 was passed with more than 66% of the vote.
 
Shall the Charter of the City of Gulfport, Article III, Legislative, Section 306, Vacancies; Filling of Vacancies, be amended to establish the filling of vacancies within thirty (30) days, allowing the remaining membership when less than a quorum exists to fill vacancies and providing for a special election when there exists more than one hundred eighty (180) days until the next regular election. Providing for the filling of extraordinary vacancies by the Governor's Office?
 
Treasure Island (5 referendum).
 
Treasure Island referendum number 1 passed with 75% of the vote
  
Proposed Increase of Two Feet in Maximum Height of Buildings to Compensate for Flood Regulations 
 
Should Chapter 68 Land Use, Article VII, Supplementary Lot and Use Regulations, Section 68-481 of the Land Development Regulations of the City of Treasure Island, Florida be amended to increase the maximum building height by two feet city-wide to compensate for flood safety measures which require two additional feet of vertical clearance before establishing the first living floor of a building?
 
 
Treasure Island referendum number 2 passed with 53% of the vote
  
Proposed Increase in Residential Density in the Downtown Redevelopment - Mixed Use - Core District 
 
Should the City's Planned Downtown Redevelopment - Mixed Use - Core District, established by Section 68-410.07 of the Land Development Regulations of the City of Treasure Island, Florida, allow density of up to 24 residential dwelling units per acre as part of a mixed use development project in the new downtown development district?
 
 
Treasure Island referendum number 3 ended in a tie, 762 voting for, 762 voting against.
 
Proposed Increase in Tourist Dwelling Density in the Downtown Redevelopment - Mixed Use - Core District 
 
Should the City's Planned Redevelopment - Mixed Use - Core District, established by Section 68-410.07 of the Land Development Regulations of the City of Treasure Island, Florida, allow density of up to 60 tourist dwelling units (hotel/motel rooms) per acre in the new downtown redevelopment district?
 
 
Treasure Island referendum number 4 passed with 53% of the vote.
 
Proposed Increase in Residential Dwelling Density in the Downtown Redevelopment - Mixed Use - Gulf Boulevard District 
 
Should the City's Planned Redevelopment - Mixed Use - Gulf Blvd. District, established by Section 68-410.36 of the Land Development Regulations of the City of Treasure Island, Florida, allow density of up to 15 residential dwelling units per acre as part of a mixed use development project in the new downtown development district?
 
 
Treasure Island referendum number 5 failed, 769 'no' votes to 755 'yes.'
 
Proposed Increase in Tourist Dwelling Density in the Downtown Redevelopment - Mixed Use - Gulf Boulevard District 
 
Should the City's Planned Redevelopment - Mixed Use - Gulf Blvd. District, established by Section 68-410.6 of the Land Development Regulations of the City of Treasure Island, Florida, allow density of up to 60 tourist dwelling units (hotel/motel rooms) per acre in the new downtown development district?
 
For more information, visit the Pinellas County supervisor of elections website at http://www.votepinellas.com/ .
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