8 Oct 2021




Segments 1 and 2 of Legacy Trail North Extension officially opened after Oct. 7 ceremony

Four providers receive almost 90% of all county funds for behavioral health services, Commissioner Moran points out to colleagues

Illegal spills from pond on site of county wastewater treatment plant linked to degradation of water quality in Roberts Bay

Tweaks to Sarasota County incidental sign ordinance approved to allow ‘private beach’ signs 50 feet apart and 8-foot-high flags

Second District Court of Appeal denies Cosentino motion for rehearing of North Beach Road case

Sarasota city attorney to revise draft ordinance that would prohibit sitting or lying on sidewalks in designated areas of business district

Red tide detected at Siesta and Turtle beaches this week

Few respondents to latest county Citizen Opinion Survey have any idea how much county land has been preserved from development

County Commission approves $1.5-billion budget for 2022 fiscal year, which began Oct. 1

Detert not swayed a second time by graphics showing flooding potential for staff-suggested site of new house during Coastal Setback Variance hearing

Siesta Key Association wins $9,000 Sarasota County grant for its Grand Canal Regeneration Project

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Through Oct. 11, portal open for public to provide proposals for new Sarasota County district lines

Changes in parking fees on St. Armands to begin week of Oct. 11, City of Sarasota announces

Registration open for Sarasota County’s Water Quality Virtual Update on Monday, Oct. 18

Sarasota Police Department inviting the public to ‘National Night Out’ on Oct. 12 at its headquarters on Adams Lane in Sarasota

Conservation Foundation of Gulf Coast announces 2021-2022 board of trustees