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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.

Urfer Family Park nominated for 'America's Favorite Park'

Urfer Family Park nominated for 'America's Favorite Park'

August 3, 2011

Sarasota’s Urfer Family Park could win a $100,000 grant.

Traffic tickets to help fund driver’s education

Traffic tickets to help fund driver’s education

August 3, 2011

A $5 surcharge on traffic fines will generate $235,000 for the school district to put toward driver’s-education programs.



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