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County staff concentrates on Phase 2 plans for Access 12

County staff concentrates on Phase 2 plans for Access 12

September 15, 2011

Now that the parking lot and drainage improvements have been completed at Access 12 on the Key, county staff is hoping it can move forward before the end of the year with plans that would allow emergency use of the access to collect beach seaweed.

County may begin installing bigger signs

County may begin installing bigger signs

September 15, 2011

Because drivers need more time to respond to speed limit changes, Sarasota County may install bigger signs on roads with speed limits of 45 mph or higher.

News Briefs

News Briefs

September 15, 2011

Attempted kidnapping investigation still active; Registration open for communities workshop; County seeking volunteers for Public Lands Day event

School board approves millage rates, budget

School board approves millage rates, budget

September 15, 2011

With no members of the public present to offer comments, the Sarasota County School Board took about five minutes Tuesday evening to approve the fiscal year 2011 millage rates and final budget.

Residents describe the county administrator they want

Residents describe the county administrator they want

September 15, 2011

A strong sense of ethics and the ability to work well with people are among the desired traits for the person who will take Jim Ley’s former job as Sarasota County administrator.

County more pessimistic than state on property values

County more pessimistic than state on property values

September 15, 2011

Sarasota County staff projects taxable property values will drop 4% in fiscal year 2013, while the state is projecting a 2.7% increase. Moody’s is even more pessimistic than the county.

Island Beat: Manatees spark light-hearted comments

Island Beat: Manatees spark light-hearted comments

September 15, 2011

The subject matter was serious, but both Siesta Key Association directors and audience members injected more than a little levity into the Sept. 1 discussion about protecting the manatees in the Grand Canal.

Season of Sculpture to unveil sixth season

Season of Sculpture to unveil sixth season

September 12, 2011

Ten new large-scale sculptures will be installed at Sarasota’s Bayfront Park this November.

County Commission to hold public hearing on budget

County Commission to hold public hearing on budget

September 12, 2011

The Sarasota County Commission will hold public hearings Monday, Sept. 12, on tax assessments and the fiscal year 2012 budget during a special meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. in the commission chamber at the Sarasota County Administration Center, 1660 Ringling Blvd.

County Sheriff's Office concludes Operation to Stop Impaired Driving

County Sheriff's Office concludes Operation to Stop Impaired Driving

September 9, 2011

Deputies of Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrested 40 drivers who were under the influence.



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