The same day a Sarasota County sheriff’s official declined the job of interim Sarasota County administrator, another law enforcement veteran was selected for that post.
On June 8, the County Commission unanimously chose Terry Lewis, a former North Port Police chief, to replace Jim Ley, who resigned amid a procurement scandal.
Earlier this year, Lewis completed a six-month term as interim city manager of North Port.
Maj. Kurt Hoffman, of the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office, declined the interim county administrator’s job after he learned he would have to take a significant reduction in his retirement benefits and reapply to get his law-enforcement-level benefits once he returned to the Sheriff’s Office.
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Sound of hope
The holiday season hasn’t officially started until our favorite bell ringers return to their posts.
Shoppers and residents were treated to some holiday harmonies by the Senior Friendship Centers’ group, the Second Wind Harmonica Players, in Downtown Sarasota.
Stepping up to the plate
The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County teamed up to bring the anti-bullying event Rachel’s Challenge to Sarasota Dec. 3.