21 Jun 2019



Bee Ridge Water Reclamation Facility to be upgraded to advanced wastewater treatment status to significantly reduce amount of nitrogen going into waterways

Part of Big Pass sand borrow area between northernmost Siesta Key and Lido Key eliminated from proposed dredging plans for Lido project

Two Sarasota County libraries to open on Sundays beginning in January 2020, in launch of pilot program

Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections preparing for voter turnout as high as 80% in 2020

Although Sheriff’s Office budget up only about 3% for 2020 fiscal year, issues on horizon will necessitate bigger county investment

City of Sarasota staff proceeding this summer with plans to create new 48-space parking lot on Ringling Boulevard, in collaboration with county

Legacy Trail bonds and rise in property values will mean higher tax bills for Sarasota County residents

City Commission approves mobility fee credit for Quay Sarasota developers on 4-1 vote

Circuit Court judge in Siesta Key Association’s Big Pass case seeking to move up date of summer hearing

After firing attorney, Cosentino wins third extension in Court of Appeal case for filing reply to responses from Sarasota County and intervenors over North Beach Road vacation issues

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Free Friday Fest concerts to resume on June 21

Progress continuing on Lift Station 87

Turf restoration project underway in Five Points Park

Sarasota County’s annual Drinking Water Quality Report available

City of Sarasota announces security screening measures for commission meetings