9 Oct 2020




Nonprofit organizations plan to appeal EPA decision to award permit for ‘fish farm’ off Sarasota County coast

Commissioner Moran argues for stiffer penalties for any candidate for county office violating Charter limit of $200 for contributions

Detert voices frustration about ‘very sketchy details,’ but County Commission colleagues agree to proposed terms for Miami firm to purchase 114-acre county parcel in North Sarasota for affordable housing project

On unanimous vote, County Commission approves conservation easements for three ‘Quads’ next to Celery Fields, to protect them permanently from development

Proposal for 22 parking spaces in Ocean Boulevard right of way in Siesta Village garners County Commission support but faces residents’ opposition

Survey launched to gain public’s views on roundabout proposed for intersection of Beach Road and Midnight Pass Road on Siesta Key

Sarasota County realizing much lower drops in major revenue sources than staff anticipated after pandemic began in the spring

Renourishment of Lido Key Beach on track for completion in mid-November

Location and type of construction key factors, county commissioners say, in granting approval for pool and deck at 105 Beach Road on Siesta Key

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Van Wezel Foundation launches regional survey regarding new Sarasota Performing Arts Center

Community Canopy program underway once again in City of Sarasota

Suncoast Waterkeeper receives $4,000 grant for water quality monitoring program

Fitch Ratings affirms AA rating for City of Sarasota water and sewer bonds

Sarasota County staff earns Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for 30th consecutive year