Sarasota County to host flood zone workshops

Sessions intended to educate not just residents but also lenders and insurance and real estate agents

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Sarasota County will host a series of flood zone workshops throughout 2018 at several county libraries, the county has announced.

“The workshops are intended to educate residents, lenders and insurance and real estate agents about flood risks, zones, maps, regulations and mandatory insurance purchase requirements,” a news release explains. Attendees also will find out “why flood zone maps are continuously updated,” the release adds.

All workshops will be conducted from 10:15 a.m. to noon, and no registration will be required, the release points out. Upcoming workshop dates and locations follow:

To see the full list of 2018 workshops or for more information, visit or call the county Contact Center at 861-5000.