16 Jul 2021




Hotel proposed on Calle Miramar on Siesta Key scheduled for Planning Commission hearing on Aug. 19

On 3-2 vote, County Commission approves not-to-exceed millage rate for 2022 fiscal year that includes 0.10 mills for Mental Health Care Special District

Expense of eliminating remaining septic tanks in Sarasota County could be as high as $851 million

COVID-19 a preventable disease, county Health Officer stresses in update to County Commission (free)

Leaders of Siesta Key organizations request that County Commission authorize comprehensive traffic study of Siesta Key in light of proposals for four hotels

County commissioners direct staff to negotiate with Sarasota-based Gracewater team on affordable housing development at 2501 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way

Dedicated sports tourism funding stream wins final approval of County Commission

Beaches fared ‘relatively well’ in wake of Tropical Storm Elsa’s winds and rain

Red tide advisory issued for all 16 beaches in the county (free)

Cosentino seeks Second District Court of Appeal rehearing of North Beach Road case

New Fire Station 13 opens on Siesta Key

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OTHER NEWS (free):

Sarasota City Commission approves preliminary ‘rollback’ millage rate for 2022 to hold property tax payments steady from 2021

Removal of train tracks on part of Segment 2 of Legacy Trail North Extension expected to begin July 19

Sarasota Police Department detectives continuing investigation into shooting incident reported late July 9 on Lido Key

Sarasota named one of 10 Best Places to Live in U.S.

New mobile app simplifies service requests for anyone in City of Sarasota