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Group requests more complete county audit

Group requests more complete county audit

July 12, 2011

Now that impropriety has been discovered in the county's procurement department, a citizen group wants an audit that cleared the county of wrongdoing in its baseball contract awards to be conducted again.

Robinson to run for commission seat

Robinson to run for commission seat

July 11, 2011

The sitting Sarasota County Commissioner turned in her documents Friday to run for the District 3 seat in November 2012.

Civics 101 seats still open

July 8, 2011

Sarasota County government's Civics 101 program still has a few seats open for the session that begins Sept. 8.

Proposed city budget calls for 6.75% increase

Proposed city budget calls for 6.75% increase

July 7, 2011

More than half of the increase is allocated for $6.5 million in capital improvement projects.

Commission hits the brakes on meters

Commission hits the brakes on meters

July 7, 2011

About 460 downtown parking spaces got some change at Tuesday's Sarasota City Commission meeting — and it wasn't in the form of coins. The commission voted to bag parking meters until Oct. 1 to allow the city to gather input from downtown business owners.

Committee upholds police complaint rulings

July 7, 2011

In its second meeting, the Police Complaints Committee reviewed complaints against officers and found no fault with police actions. of police.

Commission sends charter amendments to voters

July 7, 2011

On Nov. 1, Sarasota voters will head to the polls to vote on 23 amendments to the charter that could impact everything from commissioner pay to bond issues to the citizens' initiative process.

Osprey Avenue closure schedule shifts

Osprey Avenue closure schedule shifts

July 7, 2011

During construction of a new lift station, where U.S. 41 intersects with U.S. 301, a stretch of Osprey Avenue will now stay open during the winter months.

Playgrounds may become tobacco-free

Playgrounds may become tobacco-free

July 7, 2011

Tobacco use is already prohibited at many places around the county — beaches, baseball fields, Sarasota Memorial Hospital and county facilities, such as libraries and the Administration Center on Ringling Boulevard.

Sexy stilettos are talk of the town

Sexy stilettos are talk of the town

July 7, 2011

Ladies (and some gentlemen) strapped on what they hoped would be the most comfortable "hiking" heels Saturday, July 2, for Sarasota’s first 1 kilometer High Heel Hike to benefit autism.



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