17 May 2019



Opponents of Sarasota Orchestra relocation to Payne Park preparing to make their case to City Commission during May 20 meeting

Tax increment financing district partnership with County Commission for The Bay to be focus of May 20 City Commission discussion

Earthmoving permit application for Siesta Promenade site still focus of county review, with several insufficiencies noted

‘Bed tax’ revenue marks two more months of year-over-year climbs in wake of red tide woes

Unity Monument plans for Bayfront Park win go-ahead from City Commission

On 4-1 vote, County Commission approves 760-foot-long seawall on Casey Key

County’s claim that two Charter amendments approved last fall are unconstitutional to proceed in court case

Seagrass mitigation agreement with Manatee County for Lido Renourishment Project to be on City Commission’s May 20 agenda

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Energy- and storm-related property improvements to be focus of upcoming county workshops

Community suggestions sought for Vamo Drive Park expansion onto property county bought last year

Sarasota in Motion getting underway with public workshops and online survey

Boating Safety Inspection Day to be observed at Centennial Park on May 18

Sarasota Memorial, Doctors Hospital both receive A grades from national nonprofit

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe awarded $15,000 grant from National Endowment for the Arts

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