Pinellas County commissioner Neil Brickfield schedules fundraiser
A fundraiser to re-elect Neil Brickfield to the Pinellas County Commission is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday (May 21) at the Island Way Grill, 20 Island Way, Clearwater. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Among the sponsors of the event are state Rep. Ed Hooper, R-Clearwater, former Clearwater Mayor Frank Hibbard as well as Scott Sanford and Jim Millican. Sanford and Millican are firefighters who submitted a plan to the county to change the emergency medical services system to one in which firefighters take patients to the hospital.
Brickfield, 49, a Republican, is running for his second term for Seat 1, one of the three at-large seats on the commission. He is a Safety Harbor resident and served on that city's commission from 2000-2004. He is married and has three children.
He is opposed in the November election by Democrat Janet Long, 67, a former member of the state House of Representatives and of the Seminole City Council.
Brickfield's website is votebrickfield.com.
-- Anne Lindberg, Times Staff Writer