Ed Scott from the Islander notes that Bradenton Beach Mayor Bill Shearon has moved forward with a claim that Shearon violated the Sunshine Law (i.e. the Open Meeting law) in discussing pending litigation with another city commissioner. There seems to be a claim that the petition is vague. Petitioners need 100 signatures to get the recall on the ballot.
Scott also notes that the only recall in Manatee County took place in 2010 (when CommissionerHarry Stoltzfus was kicked out.