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Sarasota County Commission to backtrack on height vote

Sarasota County Commission to backtrack on height vote

November 10, 2011

Commissioners will pursue a remedy after voting Oct. 12 on a zoning change that could allow Miami Beach-style skyscrapers on the county’s barrier islands.

An extension sought for SWFWMD grant

An extension sought for SWFWMD grant

November 10, 2011

With construction of a beach stormwater project still delayed, county staff is worried about getting an extension of a grant to cover half the cost of the work.

Radar signs expected in December on Key

Radar signs expected in December on Key

November 10, 2011

New radar signs are expected to help traffic adhere to posted speeds on the island.

News Briefs

News Briefs

November 10, 2011

County staff looking into charging-station grants; County offices to close for Veterans Day; Virtual school enrollment under way

FULL STORY: St. Denis misses cut for administrator

FULL STORY: St. Denis misses cut for administrator

November 10, 2011

The list of finalists for Sarasota County administrator includes two Floridians and applicants from York County, S.C., and Augusta, Ga.

Lawsuit challenges Sarasota County over term-limits action

Lawsuit challenges Sarasota County over term-limits action

November 10, 2011

The commission hired the same attorney who represented the county in a 2005 term limits lawsuit to represent it again in a new lawsuit over term-limits action.

Patty's on Main closes, ending restaurant feud

Patty's on Main closes, ending restaurant feud

November 10, 2011

A feud between two restaurants with similar names ended last month when Patty's on Main announced it was closing. A dueling piano bar is expected to open in its place.

Sarasota boaters denounce regulations

Sarasota boaters denounce regulations

November 10, 2011

Sarasota boaters told city staff last week they don't want to be told when and how long they can anchor off the shores of Sarasota Bay.

Commission denies fast-track amendment

Commission denies fast-track amendment

November 10, 2011

Two Sarasota city commissioners changed their minds, deciding they couldn't support a code amendment that sped up the permitting process for applicants.

Panhandling draws fine line

Panhandling draws fine line

November 10, 2011

The city of Sarasota has a much more lax ordinance for street panhandlers than those enforced by neighboring municipalities and counties.



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