14 Feb 2020




If redistricting lawsuit succeeds, Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Office prepared to revert to previous County Commission lines this year

Charter Review Board to consider public hearing this fall about proposed requirement for vetting of all citizen-initiated Sarasota County Charter amendment drives

Stipulation in city/county staging agreement for Lido Renourishment Project apparent reason for Army Corps of Engineers delaying bid deadline for two weeks

Last-minute plea fails to halt County Commission plan to add north-south Lorraine Road connector to the county’s Future Thoroughfare Map

On 4-1 vote, County Commission approves Coastal Setback Variance for Crystal Sands project that would be 141 feet seaward of county’s Gulf Beach Setback Line

‘Bed tax’ revenue continues its climb this fiscal year

In its appeal in Big Pass litigation, Siesta Key Association contends Circuit Court judge erred in interpretation of Florida Statute

Improvements well underway at Lido Pavilion

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Short-term vacation rentals throughout the county to be focus of Feb. 21 program of Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations

As early as Feb. 16, six new traffic patterns expected to be in effect in Sarasota in relation to roundabout work at U.S. 41 and Fruitville Road

Sample ballots for March 17 elections available online

Orioles to host fifth annual, free Sarasota Springfest at 9 a.m. on Feb. 15 at Ed Smith Stadium

‘Crossing guards’ expected to be back March 13 at two locations on St. Armands Circle

Supervisor of elections to make available drop boxes for return of vote-by-mail ballots during early voting period

County and City of Sarasota government offices to close Feb. 17 in observance of Presidents Day