8 Jan 2021




County Health Department staff urging patience as state provides limited supply of COVID-19 vaccine (Free)

Starting in February, City Commission switching to night meetings on first and third Mondays and Tuesdays

Jan. 11 Neighborhood Workshop planned on proposal for 170-room hotel between Calle Miramar and Beach Road on Siesta Key

Army Corps of Engineers yet to determine whether it will conduct public hearing on ‘fish farm’ proposed about 45 miles off Sarasota County coastline

Feb. 3 hearing set on Saba Sands’ protest of County Commission denial of petition for construction of new condominium complex at 636 Beach Road on Siesta Key

Hoffman sworn in as sheriff during Venice ceremony

Sarasota vice mayor fails to win colleagues’ support for call to implement city employee hiring freeze

Kimley-Horn consulting firm wins City of Sarasota contract for Pine Place roundabout project

Street setbacks, landscaping details and parking plans the focus of comments from county staff in Dec. 8 letter regarding proposed 120-room hotel and parking garage on south Siesta Key

Sarasota Police Department detectives seeking other potential victims as they investigate alleged sexual battery case involving massage therapist

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National Alliance on Mental Illness in Sarasota and Manatee counties offers help for those struggling to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic

OTHER NEWS (free):

Property owners encouraged to ‘Skip a Week’ in lawn irrigation during cooler months

CCNA virtual meeting set for Jan. 9 at 9 a.m.

Payne Park Tennis Center to be open on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. starting Jan. 9