25 Sep 2020




County staff authorized to take next steps in process to vacate County Administration Center in Sarasota

Miakka Community Club effort to prevent increased residential density on 6,000 acres in eastern Sarasota County voted down by County Commission

Hutchinson and Detert offer differing views on variety of county issues as they vie for County Commission District 3 seat in November (FREE)

County Commission unanimously approves draft interlocal agreement with City of Sarasota regarding funding mechanism for The Bay Park on city’s waterfront

With Detert in minority and Moran absent, commissioners vote 3-1 to seek state review of amended county policies regarding incentives for affordable housing

Two Sarasota residents win appointment to county’s Citizen Tax Oversight Committee

Final contract amendment approved for engineering firm overseeing Lift Station 87 project

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Oct. 5 the deadline for voter registration to participate in Nov. 3 General Election

County business tax payments due by Sept. 30

‘Unconditional Surrender’ survey open through 5 p.m. Sept. 25 for those interested in statue’s future location

City of Sarasota partnering with Solar United Neighbors for launch of Sarasota 2020 Solar Co-op to help residents interested in renewable energy initiatives

Boater safety program for teens planned at Benderson Park in October

Vote-by-mail ballots for Nov. 3 going out from Supervisor of Elections Office

Accreditation team invites public comments about operations of Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office