City commissioners are expected to approve 11 neighborhood grants totaling $26,155.
The vote will come at today’s City Commission meeting.
The awards are part of the city’s 12-year-old Neighborhood Grant Program, which aims to help spruce up the city’s neighborhoods.
The grants include:
Amaryllis Park: $2,000 for Juneteenth 2010 celebration
Avondale: $1,550 for historical marker
Burns Square: $2,895 for identification signs
Downtown Sarasota Alliance: $4,500 for light-pole brackets and banners
Gardens of Ringling Park: $1,823 for community awareness and involvement, newsletter and neighborhood directory
Indian Beach/Sapphire Shores: $2,550 for newsletter
Janie’s Gardens/Janie Poe Residents Association: $2,459 for “The Lord’s Mighty Mites”
Lido Shores: $225 for emergency telephone tree
Newtown businesses and merchants: $2,901 for Youth Rally for Success and association communication
North Trail Redevelopment Partnership: $3,000 for North Trail directory
Rosemary District: $2,550 for Rosemary Rising series
The grants are touted as achieving two of the commission’s top-five priorities — quality of life and economic development and recovery.
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