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July 14, 2011

Homeless fed at vice mayor’s home Citizens group demands another county audit

Traffic, rainy delays top concerns with Siesta Key bridge project

Traffic, rainy delays top concerns with Siesta Key bridge project

July 14, 2011

Smooth traffic management and making sure the work is completed before tourist season begins in earnest: Those were the foremost concerns voiced July 7, when the Siesta Key Association board of directors hosted Florida Department of Transportation officials for a discussion of the 2012 north Siesta Key bridge rehabilitation project.

Sewage-treatment smell riles Palmer Ranch

July 14, 2011

A wastewater-treatment plant on McIntosh Road had a new odor-elimination system installed, but residents complain the smell is worse than ever, and they are demanding the county take action.

City won’t restrict homeless feedings — for now

City won’t restrict homeless feedings — for now

July 13, 2011

Sarasota city commissioners want to collect evidence that restrictions on feedings in Selby Five Points Park are even necessary, before it enacts any new restrictions.

Residents fight for Lido Pool

Residents fight for Lido Pool

July 13, 2011

Hoping to keep the popular public pool open year-round, the Lido Key Residents Association is enlisting the help of city commissioners and fellow residents.

St. Armands wants garage, not meters

St. Armands wants garage, not meters

July 13, 2011

A city of Sarasota special meeting will be held at 10 a.m. July 21 to discuss parking meters and their possible placement on St. Armands Circle.

Sarasota homeless fed in front of vice mayor’s house

Sarasota homeless fed in front of vice mayor’s house

July 12, 2011

A downtown resident chartered a bus and catered a meal for about 40 homeless people in front of Vice Mayor Terry Turner's house in Cherokee Park to protest Turner's position on homeless feedings.

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.



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