Mike McNees was city manager in Sarasota from 2001 to 2007.
Today's Stories: Laurel Park buffer decision postponed; Siesta condo sales stronger in 2012; DID could help clean sidewalks; Town, firefighters could reach deal by Friday; and more!
Merchants say dirty sidewalks speak volumes about downtown.
Downtown neighborhood is split on a development buffer zone concept.
The 14,000-pound sculpture was shipped back in two pieces.
The Patterson Foundation and the National Cemetery Administration have partnered on a project, which will serve as national model.
Monday's vote brings back pre-2011 parking enforcement hours, and an employee permit program is in the works.