20 Sep 2019



Special City Commission meeting set for 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 28 for Selby Gardens Master Plan hearing

Redistricting open houses underway in Sarasota County through Sept. 30

County commissioners take step closer to seeking staff research into any legal means they could use to keep medical marijuana dispensaries from ‘flipping’ to recreational marijuana sales

The Bay’s revised Phase 1 plans win unanimous City Commission approval

On 4-1 vote, City Commission approves $256-million budget for new fiscal year

Save Our Siesta Sand 2 files for summary judgment in Big Pass case, arguing that Army Corps of Engineers has defied federal law in pursuit of Lido project

Ethics Commission opinion sought before Sarasota County Commission formally appoints member to SANCA board

With drop of almost $78,000 in ‘bed tax’ collections for July, total revenue for the fiscal year holding slim lead over amount for same period in previous year

Jon F. Swift Inc. to oversee preconstruction phase of Legacy Trail extensions to Payne Park and North Port

Traffic Advisory Council unanimously opposes Siesta Isles petitions for lower speed limits and multi-way stop signs to reduce cut-through traffic

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Volunteers sought for National Public Lands Day event hosted by Sarasota County

‘Sarasota in Motion’ Phase 2 includes interactive online map, city staff announces

Tax collector partnering with local Lions Clubs to collect glasses in September

Litchet to retire from City of Sarasota staff at end of year

60% increase documented in tonnage of recycling materials collected in city of Sarasota in August compared to total for August 2018