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A 'no swim' advisory has been issued for Bird Key Park west of Ringling Causeway Bridge, due to elevated levels of harmful bacteria.
Samples taken Monday by the Sarasota County Health Department showed low concentrations that could result in respiratory irritation.
Longboat Key residents Gene Jaleski and Larry Grossman have picked up commissioner packets to review.
The County Commission pledged support for the Key's route, but both county and Longboat commissioners want a breakdown of ridership figures that reflect seasonal fluctuations.