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City to host lobbying workshop

City to host lobbying workshop

August 5, 2011

The city of Sarasota will host a workshop session to teach elected officials and others how to lobby on behalf of local goverments.

Changes may be near for Osprey intersection

Changes may be near for Osprey intersection

August 4, 2011

After receiving continuous complaints from Osprey residents, the Florida Department of Transportation has reversed a decision it made just two weeks ago, in which it determined no changes were needed at the U.S. 41 and East Bay Street intersection.

City mulls impact fee suspensions

City mulls impact fee suspensions

August 4, 2011

City Commissioner Shannon Snyder suggested the city needs to examine closely the county’s impact fees.

Paralegal suggests Ed Smith Stadium should be a homeless shelter

Paralegal suggests Ed Smith Stadium should be a homeless shelter

August 4, 2011

A paralegal has found a state law that requires publicly funded pro sports stadiums to be used as homeless shelters. He’s suggesting the local home of the Baltimore Orioles comply.

Median project to begin soon

Median project to begin soon

August 4, 2011

Work will begin soon on a $450,000 St. Armands Circle median project that will enhance the district while improving safety for pedestrians.

Egret addicted to fast food?

Egret addicted to fast food?

August 4, 2011

The same cattle egret has been visiting a McDonald’s restaurant for more than a year, because customers were regularly feeding it. Now wildlife officials are warning people that an unnatural diet could harm the bird.

News Briefs 08.04.11

News Briefs 08.04.11

August 4, 2011

Roundabouts at Ringling Boulevard and Palm Avenue have gone out to bid; No charges indicated in purchasing scandal; County to offer grant program workshops

Cattle ranchers to watch government-owned land

Cattle ranchers to watch government-owned land

August 4, 2011

Sarasota County is gauging the merits of a pilot program that gives ranchers the opportunity to let their cattle graze on government-owned property.

County official makes charge of poor follow-up on trees

County official makes charge of poor follow-up on trees

August 4, 2011

According to a county sustainability official, once commercial developments have been completed, county staff does a poor job of ensuring trees stay healthy and thriving in the landscaping.

Ranch community eyes expansion

Ranch community eyes expansion

August 4, 2011

As a result of its previous success, The Isles on Palmer Ranch is exploring a possible expansion on 38 acres between its property and Interstate 75.



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