Everyone who watches the machinations at Sarasota City Hall knows it is a dysfunctional organization.
I have no idea how these negotiations have been carried out, what is or isnâ€™t sacrosanct or what moving parts may be negotiable. One thing is sure, though: There is an increasing recognition that Sarasota cannot continue to offer the generous benefits that police officers enjoy without them eventually bankrupting the city.
Enjoy this week's Castaway cartoon.
As the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce excitedly prepares to host, for the 22nd time, the Fourth of July community fireworks celebration on Siesta Key Beach, I must take a moment to remind my community of its extremely vital role in this event.
The single-member Sarasota County Commission district idea sounds good at first blush when the proponents give their pitch.
Let's pick up the trash