Apr 26, 2024



Rainford, Moran lose out on proposal to allow county Fire Department to burn down Florida House in training exercise

Neal Communities’ 3H Ranch plans for 6,576 dwelling units south of Clark Road, east of I-75, win Planning Commission endorsement

Siesta resident Wallace files complaint against Sarasota County, seeking judicial order to prevent operation of traffic signal at Avenue B and C on Stickney Point Road

City Commission agrees unanimously to attainable housing concept city manager proposes for downtown Sarasota

County commissioners end county employees’ payroll deductions for United Way contributions and forbid use of county funding for organizations that provide ‘referrals for abortion services’

Sarasota City Attorney Fournier announces plan to retire at end of February 2025

About 48,000 gallons of sewage spills near Monterey Street residence in Sarasota after pipeline breaks

Pine Place/Ringling roundabout construction set to begin April 29 in downtown Sarasota

$10-million expense for new Sarasota County garbage carts wins unanimous commission approval

Burns property in North Port purchased by county through Environmentally Sensitive Lands Protection Program

King reappointed to county’s Environmentally Sensitive Lands Oversight Committee

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April 26 Arbor Day celebration planned within Gillespie Park Canine Park

April 27 to be observed as National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, with Sarasota Police Department and Sheriff’s Office accepting unexpired and unwanted medications

May 7 Town Hall planned for City of Sarasota residents, to explain annual budget process

Nine new Sarasota Police Department officers sworn in

Sheriff’s Office Corrections Division sergeant graduates from Florida Leadership Academy class

3 Gulf Coast Community Foundation staff members join Council on Foundations’ Bridging Differences Leadership Cohort