COVID 19 UPDATE

Given the severity of the COVID 19 spread and the concern for residents, The Anna Maria Island Vacation Property Association representing more than 700 rentals throughout Anna Maria Island have taken the following proactive steps in Holmes Beach effective immediately....

AMIVPA donates to new Holmes Beach Skate Park

The Anna Maria Island Vacation property association was proud to donate $10,000 to the new Holmes Beach skate park November, 2019. Holmes Beach put out a request for donations to add a skate bowl to the new skate park. The challenge, raise $100,000 for the bowl which...

Update on Florida Legislation for 2017 – SB 188 and HB 425

This is an update on the Florida Legislation process for 2017.  As most know Senator Steube introduced a bill in the Senate and Representative La Rosa introduced a bill in the House that would significantly curb the ability for local municipalities to place...

Senate Bill 188 2017 – introduced by Steube

There has been a great deal of news regarding Greg Steube’s Senate Bill 188.  It essentially reverses time to 2011 for any and all vacation rental ordinances passed since 2011.   If SB 188 were to successfully pass, it would negate the recent vacation rental...

How to help traffic congestion in Holmes Beach – Comment now

As we have mentioned on several occasions the mission of the Anna Maria Island Vacation Property Association is to continue to be good stewards to our community.  Opportunities for improvement have come in various forms to help alleviate trash, noise and traffic the...

December 1st Anna Maria City letter to property owners

Anna Maria City has sent out a letter which discusses Anna Maria City property owners regarding the change in transient rental occupancy for small bedrooms.  More specifically under 100 sq ft.  In the future if a bedroom is less than 100 sq ft in Anna Maria City your...

Holmes Beach Rental Ordinance 16-02 update : September 2016

If you have a property in Holmes Beach you should have received a letter from Chief Tokajer by now dated September 1st, 2016.  It explains a few details regarding the vacation rental ordinance which affects all weekly rentals in Holmes Beach.  One detail not discussed...

Anna Maria City inspection update

Many property managers have gone through the registration process to completion and the inspection process has been fairly easy.  Yes, the inspector is finding items out of compliance but if reasonable most of us are able to fix the issue while the inspector is there...