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Cost is key in beach cleanup

Cost is key in beach cleanup

August 9, 2012

Algae clumps lose mass when left to dry out, which pares the cost of disposal for Sarasota County. But, piles of marine flora baking in the sun can hurt tourism.

First sea turtle hatchlings emerge on Siesta

First sea turtle hatchlings emerge on Siesta

August 9, 2012

A record-setting nesting season could offset the devastation from Tropical Storm Debby.

Permits secured for seawall revamp

Permits secured for seawall revamp

August 9, 2012

Sarasota County and the city of Sarasota will begin a $1 million renovation of the seawall at Bay Island Park after the jurisdictions approve a joint project agreement.

County won't add code enforcement officer

County won't add code enforcement officer

August 9, 2012

Sarasota County Planning and Development Services Executive Director Rob Lewis said overtime weekend hours to police the noise ordinance are being considered.

Scrutiny clouds transparency

Scrutiny clouds transparency

August 9, 2012

The Siesta Key Village Maintenance Corp. has yet to be reimbursed for expenses approved by the Sarasota County Commission.

Siesta Key: From dried fish to snowbirds

Siesta Key: From dried fish to snowbirds

August 9, 2012

Siesta Key, which consistently tops rankings in Sarasota County tourist tax dollars, could have been a much different place if not for Tampa Bay Hurricane of 1921.

Village Association pleased with maintenance contract

Village Association pleased with maintenance contract

August 9, 2012

Fallout from the failed mowing contract with Sarasota County hasn't fazed Siesta Key Village leaders, after they secured a firm to maintain the Village starting this fall.

Snowy plover hatchlings emerge on Siesta beach

Snowy plover hatchlings emerge on Siesta beach

August 9, 2012

The chicks' trips to find food along the shoreline is perilous, but members of various Siesta Key organizations have taken them under their protective wings.

Turner projects $20 million deficit

Turner projects $20 million deficit

August 9, 2012

City Commissioner Terry Turner told City Coalition of Neighborhood Associations members the deficit could reach $40 million in 2022.

News Briefs

News Briefs

August 9, 2012

City Manager Barwin's contract approved; Van Wezel ranked No. 1 in North America



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