7 May 2021




Charter Review Board to discuss Single-Member Districts issues during May 19 meeting

County commissioners move forward with planning for Mental Health Care Special District under their governance, with funding decisions yet to be made

July 6 ribbon cutting planned for first segment of Legacy Trail’s North Extension

With vaccine demand diminishing, Sarasota County Health Department staff working hard to encourage people to get shots (free)

Application period open for Emergency Rental Assistance Program in Sarasota County (free)

County staff calls for ‘more consistent policy language’ in regard to Siesta hotel projects’ proposals for amending a county land-use policy specific to the barrier islands

Signs of opposition to high-density hotels on Siesta Key dotting the island

Sarasota Police Department’s use of body-worn cameras expected to begin at end of June

With marijuana civil citation program implemented as originally intended in City of Sarasota, total of 32 citations issued since late February

More than a year after illegal tree removal was documented in Siesta Key neighborhood, property owner resolves issues with county staff

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Sarasota Memorial earns another 5-star rating for overall quality of care and another ‘A’ for patient safety

With two fatalities reported in traffic crashes over the past week, Sarasota Police Department urges the public to keep safety tips in mind

Nature trails at Bobby Jones Golf Club closing temporarily on May 10 to make way for renovations