The shoreline east of Anna Maria Sound is lined with mangroves at the proposed Harbor Sound development, seen in this 2014 file photograph. Members of the Neal family, including builders and developers Pat, Charlene, John and Michael, plan to build four homes on this 40-acre piece of wooded shoreline on the northwest edge of Perico Island sometime in the next couple of years. 
 File Photo-GRANT JEFFERIES/Bradenton Herald
The shoreline east of Anna Maria Sound is lined with mangroves at the proposed Harbor Sound development, seen in this 2014 file photograph. Members of the Neal family, including builders and developers Pat, Charlene, John and Michael, plan to build four homes on this 40-acre piece of wooded shoreline on the northwest edge of Perico Island sometime in the next couple of years. File Photo-GRANT JEFFERIES/Bradenton Herald gjefferies@bradenton.com
The shoreline east of Anna Maria Sound is lined with mangroves at the proposed Harbor Sound development, seen in this 2014 file photograph. Members of the Neal family, including builders and developers Pat, Charlene, John and Michael, plan to build four homes on this 40-acre piece of wooded shoreline on the northwest edge of Perico Island sometime in the next couple of years. File Photo-GRANT JEFFERIES/Bradenton Herald gjefferies@bradenton.com

Bradenton officials defend Harbor Sound development approval

October 21, 2015 06:45 PM