17 Sep 2021




Final vote on Sarasota City Commission switch to daytime meeting schedule to be on Sept. 20 agenda

County administrator apologizes repeatedly during budget hearing in response to complaints about letter utility customers received indicating $233 jump in annual assessment

Sarasota arts organizations announce new indoor safety measures in response to COVID-19 surge (free)

On Sept. 30, Sarasota County Legislative Delegation to hear details of feasibility study completed for nonprofit Siesta Key incorporation group

‘Bed tax’ revenue sets new county record, with two months of collections left for the fiscal year

Revised parking fees for St. Armands win final City Commission approval

Graphics depicting flood surge effects on Siesta Key prompt Commissioner Detert to join her colleagues in approving new home construction seaward of county’s Gulf Beach Setback Line

Negotiations authorized on all six proposals for purchase of Sarasota County Administration Center property in downtown Sarasota

COVID-19 patient count continuing to fall at Sarasota Memorial, but death rate climbing (free)

County engineer provides SKA members updates on Siesta Village parking space project, drainage initiatives and other work planned for Siesta Key

Red tide no longer a problem on county beaches

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Sheriff’s Office launches ’10-8 TV’

Phase II of county’s Cattlemen Road Improvements Project scheduled to begin in mid-October

National Public Lands Day to be celebrated on Sept. 25 in Sarasota County

SRQ Airport breaks calendar year passenger record in just eight months

Bay Park Improvement Board accepting applications

County’s Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Department wins two awards from Florida Recreation and Parks Association