The Sarasota-Manatee Airport Authority board was initially lukewarm on the new proposed advertising tagline: 'You'll Fly Through Here.'
Sarasota County staff are working to amend the economic development incentive grant guidelines and tighten up the responsibility of the recipients.
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The unemployment rate fell below 5% in Sarasota County last month for the first time since August 2007, while the North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota metro area added 2,300 jobs.
The Sarasota County Area Transit transfer station located at Cattleman Road and Porter Way opened in January 2012.
Although the county put the search for a Come As You Are adult shelter on hold, it has made efforts in other areas.
The director of long-range planning for Sarasota County School District advised the board that multiple schools are at capacity.