10 May 2019



County commissioners indicate desire to issue bonds to pay for improvements to water quality systems

Before deciding whether to proceed with redistricting, County Commission unanimously asks staff to determine current population estimates

City Commission votes 4-1 to vacate section of School Avenue that splits Sarasota High campus

County staff report requested on notification procedures involving public hearings

Conference center no longer a County Commission priority unless private company wants to build a facility

Series of storms in 2017 leads to new state admonition that people should be able to take care of themselves for a week, not 72 hours, after hurricane hits

Thaxton once again loses out on bid for Planning Commission seat

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Di Pilato named new libraries director in Sarasota County

Lemon Avenue Streetscape project to kick off on May 13

Free Community Baby Shower set on May 11 for all local pregnant women and new families, with emphasis on education and support, plus raffle and door prizes

Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office becomes one of the first 10 U.S. law enforcement agencies to sign into Warrant Service Officer Agreement

Sarasota County School District seeking volunteers for several summer programs

New Sarasota County UF/IFAS program encouraging residents to compost home waste

May 18 celebration to mark relocation of Newtown Farmers Market

140 veterans served during JFCS Stand Down Event