16 Oct 2020




On unanimous vote, Charter Review Board members approve proposed changes to Sarasota County Charter regarding citizen-initiated amendments

With more than 161,000 vote-by-mail ballots having been sent to Sarasota County voters, Elections Office staff also preparing for early voting to begin on Oct. 19

‘Bed tax’ revenue back in positive territory in August

Thanks to City Commission vote, Sarasota Police Department working on steps necessary to launch use of body-worn cameras for Patrol Division officers

Potential threat to timeline for completion of Legacy Trail’s North Port connector appears close to resolution

Kayak tour operators complain to commissioners about new bid process they say will put them out of business

Company recently acquired by PGT receives Sarasota County economic development incentive to relocate from Orlando

Without allowing oral arguments in the case, federal judge issues final order, ruling against Save Our Siesta Sand 2 in complaint filed in January 2019

County staff convinces County Commission to agree to double landfill height from 100 to 200 feet

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Oct. 24 prescription medication turn-in event to be conducted by law enforcement agencies throughout Sarasota County

Friends of Osprey Junction Trailhead to present Oct. 21 webinar on safe bicycling

Third annual Florida Turkey Trot at Benderson Park to be in-person and virtual event

Central Cocoanut Neighborhood Association members undertake beautification and environmentally friendly project in Pioneer Park

City of Sarasota’s Purchasing Division wins prestigious national honor for sixth consecutive year