31 Jan 2020




Sarasota mayor to seek commission support for letter of opposition to proposed ‘fish farm’ off county coast

New ‘sidewalks to nowhere’ prompt County Commission rebuke of staff over failure to follow board’s direction

How The Bay park will generate revenue to sustain itself a focus of County Commission concern

Contractor would be able to work longer at night in Ted Sperling Park, and booster pumps could be placed closer to residential areas, new addendum to Lido Beach Renourishment Project solicitation package says

Citing case law and state statutes, attorney for North Beach Road property owners tells judge that Cosentino has no legal right to drive along a vacated segment of that road

North Shell Road homeowners remove barricade and apply for county permit to relocate old rocks to a position landward of 20-Year Pass Hazard Line

Selby Gardens’ new master site plan reduces parking garage structure by 40%

More than $3.1 billion estimated as tourism’s economic impact on Sarasota County in 2019 fiscal year

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OTHER NEWS (free):

Bike-sharing pilot program launched by City of Sarasota at St. Armands garage

Venice to host ‘Braves on Miami: Mardi Gras Style’ on Feb. 8 to kick off Spring Training season

‘Explore Your World’ backpack kits available for free checkout at county libraries

CoolToday Park to host Florida Fire Frogs for 2020 season, to be conducted in the summer