‘Blueprint for water quality improvement’ to be focus of March 20 CONA meeting

Speakers to be Steve Suau and Jon Thaxton

Editor’s note: This meeting has been postponed, out of caution about the spread of COVID-19. Whenever it is rescheduled, we will alert our readers.

Jon Thaxton. Photo from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation website

On Friday, March 20, the Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations (CONA) will present a program titled Understanding and Managing Nutrients, which will focus on a “blueprint for water quality improvement in order to stop feeding harmful algae blooms,” a news release says.

Among the initiatives to be discussed will be “techniques demonstrated in Sarasota County that may be adapted for any community,” the release adds.

Steve Suau of Progressive Water Resources and former County Commissioner Jon Thaxton, senior vice president of the Gulf Coast Community Foundation, will be the speakers.

Come find out how [this] can benefit your neighborhood as well as the greater community,” the release says.

The networking portion of the meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by the program at 7 p.m., the release notes.

CONA meetings are conducted at the Sarasota County fire station located at 2070 Waldemere St. in Sarasota.

Parking for is available on the site. “Please do not park in spaces reserved for the firefighters,” CONA leaders ask. Overflow parking is across the street, in the private lot of the nursing home — which has been under renovation — just north of the firehouse, the release adds.

The March 20 CONA meeting will include an opportunity to meet candidates for elected office, the release points out.

See www.conasarasota.org/meetings.html for more information about CONA and the topics it has tackled.

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  1. As a covid-19 precaution, this CONA meeting has been postponed. It will be presented at a latter date. Please watch for announcements and check the CONA web site for the most up to date information. The decision to postpone was made on March 12, so it was not possible to prevent the publication of this article today. Many thanks to the Sarasota News Leader for keeping our community well-informed. Please stay safe and watch out for your neighbors.

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