Sarasota County staff met with developers from September to January about how to simplify the long-range planning aspect of the Comprehensive Plan.
This evening, the public will get the chance to talk with county planners about nearly 40 possible changes looming for Sarasota 2050, which was enacted in 2004 to encourage compact, walkable communities as opposed to suburban sprawl east of I-75.
Sarasota County will host an open house at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at Twin Lakes Park, and another at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, at the same location the following week to gather public input about growth east of I-75.
Click here for a summary sheet of proposed changes to Sarasota 2050, and frequently asked questions.
IF YOU GO
What: Sarasota 2050 open house meeting
When: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13 or 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20
Where: Green Building Conference Room, Twin Lakes Park, 6700 Clark Road, Sarasota
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Enjoy this week's edition of Cops Corner.
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The exchange of goods and chatter are the usual soundtrack for the Saturday morning Downtown Farmers Market on Orange Avenue.
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Bookstores across the state celebrated Florida Bookstore Day Saturday. Bookstore1 held an all-ages literary party and read-a-thon for customers and members of the community.