Sarasota County gathered public input for its master parks plan through three meetings last week.
With less than a month to go before the May 12 City Commission runoff election, the races are getting heated.
Steve Olmstead has worked for Sarasota County for 14 years.
Salvatore Russo, a part-time resident who lives near beach access 13 on Siesta Key, is concerned with the rate of erosion at the southernmost spit of sand connected to the public beach.
The Corps states its plan for dredging Big Pass would have ‘no appreciable difference’ on Siesta Key, but Siesta organizations remain unconvinced.
The Pelletz family remains committed to helping Family Promise of Sarasota with its mission of aiding low-income families.
Jacob Brodman, Holocaust survivor, hasn’t forgotten 70 years later.