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County suggests pedestrian safety option

County suggests pedestrian safety option

December 22, 2011

The County Commission supports the Siesta Key Condominium Association in seeking painted crosswalks on Midnight Pass Road without warning signs in the middle of them.

Sarasota finalizes contract for new administrator

Sarasota finalizes contract for new administrator

December 22, 2011

County Commission Chairwoman Nora Patterson Dec. 15 signed the formal contract with Randall H. Reid of Gainesville, making him the new county administrator.

TOP STORY, JAN.: New water pipe being installed under Big Pass

TOP STORY, JAN.: New water pipe being installed under Big Pass

December 22, 2011

Siesta Key residents inconvenienced by Shell Road work crews will have to be patient through the end of February, when a Sarasota city project to install a new water pipeline under Sarasota Bay to the south end of Lido Beach will be finished.

Reid's employment with county becomes official

Reid's employment with county becomes official

December 15, 2011

About 4 p.m. Dec. 15, Sarasota County Commission Chairwoman Nora Patterson signed the contract with new County Administrator Randall H. Reid, officially making him the successor to former County Administrator Jim Ley.

Beach sign unanimously approved

Beach sign unanimously approved

December 15, 2011

The County Commission Wednesday unanimously approved a two-sided sign proclaiming Siesta Key Public Beach No. 1 in the United States.

Barrier island height restrictions back on track

Barrier island height restrictions back on track

December 15, 2011

The County Commission Tuesday started a process to impose maximum construction height restrictions once again on the barrier islands.

Chalk Fest seeks partnership

Chalk Fest seeks partnership

December 15, 2011

Sarasota Chalk Festival founder Denise Kowal has asked the County Commission to partner with her on an application for an arts grant.

Yard debris a violation on streets, in canals

Yard debris a violation on streets, in canals

December 15, 2011

Code enforcement said Sarasota staff can use photos of violations to cite offenders.

Wiki work mostly earns commission praise

Wiki work mostly earns commission praise

December 15, 2011

The County Commission agreed for now to focus on state mandates in revising the county's ordinance on water-efficient landscaping.

Commission approves stricter metals ordinance

Commission approves stricter metals ordinance

December 15, 2011

A 30-day holding period and restriction of cash payments to $100 are part of a new county ordinance for secondhand metals dealers.



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