6 Dec 2019




Circuit Court judge rules that County Commission acted appropriately in approving Siesta Promenade plans

After urging from Sarasota mayor, County Commission chair agrees to include proposed Sperling Park beach renourishment staging agreement on Dec. 10 County Commission agenda

Outpouring of requests prompts FDOT to proceed with plans for Dec. 11 public hearing on swap of Siesta roads to Sarasota County

At Cosentino’s request, Court of Appeal dismisses his appeal of Circuit Court’s September 2018 ruling in favor of Sarasota County in North Beach Road case

Elements of financing mechanism proposal for The Bay downtown park and cultural arts project wins majority of city commissioners’ approval

Concepts for slightly smaller, elevated Sarasota performing arts center unveiled to City Commission, though cost estimate not expected until early 2020

Major City of Sarasota utility project to be included as part of roundabout construction at U.S. 41 and Gulfstream Avenue

OPINION (free):


Cartoon of the Day

Commentary: Sarasota ‘dog whisperers’ bring an unusual breed to the community

OTHER NEWS (free):

Photo essay: People pour onto Siesta Key to welcome the 2019 holiday season

Ranked choice voting to be topic of informational meeting on Dec. 11 at Selby Library

Downtown Sarasota Holiday Parade to necessitate street closures, Police Department advises the public

Public invited to learn about planned improvements at Scherer Thaxton Preserve during Dec. 10 meeting at Historic Spanish Point

Insurance issues to be focus of presentation at Dec. 10 meeting of Siesta Key Condominium Council

New county Neighborhood Services program to be focus of Dec. 13 CONA meeting

Scam calls continuing in the community, Sarasota Police Department warns the public