On Tuesday, the Sarasota County Commission is expected to appoint two Sarasota city commissioners to countywide advisory boards.
City Commissioner Terry Turner will be appointed to the Tourist Development Council, which oversees the use of the tourist-development tax, or bed tax. He will fill an unexpired four-year seat until 2012.
City Commissioner Suzanne Atwell will be appointed to the Community Action Agency board to serve as its city of Sarasota public-official representative. The Community Action Agency recommends to the county programs and services for low-income households.
Atwell will serve a three-year term that will also expire in 2012.
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23 2nd Annual Sarasota Fall Fine Art Festival
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
24 Baby Wearing Dance Class
10:00 am - 11:00 am
27 Thanksgiving Free Public Talk & Veggie Potluck
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
29 Light Up Siesta Village and Holiday Parade
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cops Corner: Sarasota
Enjoy this week's edition of Cops Corner.
World on a string
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.