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Brown files third lawsuit

Brown files third lawsuit

October 6, 2011

Village property owner Chris Brown filed suit against Sarasota County Tuesday for the third time since 2007 over assessments related to a lack of restaurant parking spaces.

County affirms private beach property rights

County affirms private beach property rights

October 6, 2011

A fight over property rights on the northern part of Beach Road led to a four-hour standoff among county officials, sheriff’s deputies and residents.

City of Sarasota will not take gamble on casinos

City of Sarasota will not take gamble on casinos

October 6, 2011

Sarasota city commissioners unanimously agreed Monday that Las Vegas-style casinos are not in the cards for the city’s future.

Brochures going out to candidates

Brochures going out to candidates

October 6, 2011

The Mercer Group, which is conducting the search for the new Sarasota County administrator, has posted on its website a brochure outlining the qualities sought in that public official.

Another free taxi service operating on Siesta Key

Another free taxi service operating on Siesta Key

October 6, 2011

A former Daiquiri Deck waitress has been operating a free taxi service on the Key since April, using a battery-powered vehicle she calls the Green Hopper.

News Briefs

News Briefs

October 6, 2011

County Commission to vote Oct. 25 on salaries; County beginning address verifications; Sarasota offers mobile health services

City of Sarasota spending $1.2 million for backflow devices

City of Sarasota spending $1.2 million for backflow devices

October 6, 2011

A state and federal mandate that requires municipal water systems to be protected with backflow prevention devices will cost the city of Sarasota $1.2 million.

Sarasota Animal Services sees increased adoption need

Sarasota Animal Services sees increased adoption need

October 6, 2011

Sarasota County Animal Services won’t turn away any animals that are dropped off at its facility on Bee Ridge Road.

Dealers scrap over metals

Dealers scrap over metals

October 6, 2011

Rare coin dealers protest as county officials try to develop a stricter ordinance regarding the sale and purchase of ferrous, non-ferrous and precious metals, including gold and copper.

Commission forgoes specific rules for park signs

Commission forgoes specific rules for park signs

October 6, 2011

Although wary of advertising in county parks, county commissioners declined to set guidelines for signage. The Friends of Sarasota County Parks Inc. will handle requests.



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