An area has been cleared at Siesta Beach to make room for retention pond and stormwater filtration plant.
Though Police Chief Bernadette DiPino has taken heat from inside and
out of the department, she remains focused on community-based policing.
Unfunded pension liabilities aren't a concern for Sarasota County due
to a statewide pension program that ranks among the best in the country.
Concerns prompt the Siesta Key Association to hire a third-party coastal engineer to review a proposed dredging project for Big Pass.
After City Commissioner Paul Caragiulo criticized the commission for its lack of focus on investment, other officials spoke about the cityâ€™s approach to development and how they work with one another.
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office Aviation Unit won third place in a national competition in July for its use
of infrared technology in apprehending robbery suspects.
Operation Booster Bumper garners another victory for Sheriff Knight's intelligence-led policing model.