Local planning for sea level rise and climate change to be topic of CONA meeting on Oct. 11

Program will begin at 7 p.m. in meeting room of Fire Station located at 2070 Waldemere St. in Sarasota

Lee Hayes Byron. Image courtesy Sarasota County

Local planning for sea level rise and climate change will be the topic of the Friday, Oct. 11, meeting of the Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations (CONA), the nonprofit has announced.

Lee Hayes Byron, director of the Sarasota County-University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Science (UF/IFAS) Extension and Sustainability Program; Stevie Freeman-Montes, manager of the Sustainability Department of the City of Sarasota; and Darcy Young, director of planning and communications for the Sarasota Bay Estuary Program, will be CONA’s guests, a news release says. “They will lead the discussion among a panel of municipal representatives,” the release adds. “Bring questions to submit for discussion.”

Following a traditional half-hour networking opportunity, the meeting will open with brief updates about issues affecting neighborhoods, the release notes.

CONA leaders are reminding the public that the nonprofit has changed both its location and the day of the month for member meetings. Programs are conducted on Fridays in the meeting room of the Sarasota County Fire Station located at 2070 Waldemere St. in Sarasota.

The networking begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by the program at 7 p.m.

See www.conasarasota.org/meetings.html for more information.

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