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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A proud mayor stands by the panel's work

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A proud mayor stands by the panel's work

September 9, 2010

I am proud to have cronies like Susan Chapman and the nine other citizen volunteers who gave the community hundreds of hours over a period of six months to review the policies and procedures of the Sarasota Police Department.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Articles imply progress has not been made

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Articles imply progress has not been made

September 9, 2010

Regarding the Citizen Police Panel, your recent reporting, editorial and Mayor Kelly Kirschner's reply suggest that despite some heavy lifting, more is required for the city to attain the unified vision and community support that is sought. 

OUR VIEW: Trash talk

OUR VIEW: Trash talk

September 2, 2010

The good news: Residential garbage rates in the city of Sarasota dropped $3 a month effective Wednesday — to $21.66. This will save about $700,000 in a year.

MY VIEW: The Dream Crushers

MY VIEW: The Dream Crushers

September 2, 2010

We've ceded far too much power to government and her bureaucrats. It is not overwrought to say it is a step toward the end of the American dream.

MY VIEW: City should renew FPL agreement

MY VIEW: City should renew FPL agreement

September 2, 2010

The risks and costs of a city-owned power company are too great to replace Florida's most efficient power supplier.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: User experience shows roundabouts are a problem

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: User experience shows roundabouts are a problem

September 2, 2010

I come from Greater Boston metropolitan area, and I want to tell you from firsthand experience that these roundabouts are going to be a major problem for Sarasota.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: French language option in schools should be retained

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: French language option in schools should be retained

September 2, 2010

Riverview High School is phasing out its French language program, and this curriculum change should not be ignored.

OUR VIEW: The attack plan failed

OUR VIEW: The attack plan failed

August 26, 2010

The saying goes, "All is fair in love, war and politics." But as we have witnessed in this year’s Republican gubernatorial election, "fair" does not equate with right and proper, and it certainly doesn't equate with integrity.

OUR VIEW: Move the city's election date

OUR VIEW: Move the city's election date

August 19, 2010

Voter turnout has come to the forefront of Sarasota city politics, not because of next Tuesday's primary election, but because a group of engaged citizens frustrated with the city's lack of elected officials' leadership are convinced one of the cures is making it easier for voters to participate in the process.

MY VIEW: Why school accountability fails

MY VIEW: Why school accountability fails

August 19, 2010

The cuts in the Sarasota County School District's funding from the state and predictable tax hike by the School Board and school administration are the symptoms of a broad systemic breakdown in Florida education funding.



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