Port Richey prepares to address problems with commercial, unregistered boats

Although the City Council on Tuesday asked the city staff to look at ways to toughen Port Richey’s code concerning the mooring of boats in residential waters, some council members warned that it might not be easy in an area with a longtime culture of commercial fishing. “This issue goes back in the area forever,” Vice Mayor Bill Colombo said. City leaders took up the issue at the request of council member Nancy Britton, who said she is fed up with the growing number of commercial vessels mooring in residential areas. Read the rest here 10:37