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Mayor, city manager spar

Mayor, city manager spar

July 22, 2010

A rare public spat broke out between the mayor and city manager while the City Commission discussed the adoption of the Police Advisory Panel's recommendations.

Parking meters a near certainty

Parking meters a near certainty

July 22, 2010

Because the city's parking department is on track to run out of money at the end of the next fiscal year, four commissioners want paid parking downtown soon.

Condos seek to shut out hotel

Condos seek to shut out hotel

July 22, 2010

Property owners on South Palm Avenue have come up with a new strategy to keep a proposed timeshare hotel out of their neighborhood, but the move may no longer be necessary.

Candidates tangle at Tiger Bay

Candidates tangle at Tiger Bay

July 22, 2010

Four County Commission candidates fielded questions on the county's biggest challenges and Amendment 4.

News Briefs 07.22.10

News Briefs 07.22.10

July 22, 2010

Because the city feels the parking situation on Gulfstream Avenue requires a slower speed limit, it wants to reduce the speed limit from 30 mph to 25 mph.

Observer Updates 07.22.10

July 22, 2010

An ambitious plan to place a large ice-skating rink at Five Points Park got a big boost this week, when the City Commission unanimously approved the plan and offered financial support.

Candidates talk accountability, responsibility

Candidates talk accountability, responsibility

July 22, 2010

A mother and grandmother compete for the School Board District 5 seat on platforms of communication, fiscal responsibility and better student training.

Investigation finds no county bid rigging

Investigation finds no county bid rigging

July 22, 2010

An audit by the Sarasota County Clerk of Courts Office found that a county employee did not improperly influence spring-training contract bids. when he made personal contact with two companies seeking those contracts.

Commissioners debate police budget

Commissioners debate police budget

July 21, 2010

The City Commission questions why the Sarasota Police Department's budget is more than twice that of the police departments in Bradenton and North Port.

Mote's Waldo returns to Florida Keys

Mote's Waldo returns to Florida Keys

July 20, 2010

The robot was deployed Monday to gather information about oil impact.



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