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Commission takes no action after judge's ruling

Commission takes no action after judge's ruling

November 23, 2011

The County Commission Tuesday made no effort to amend the ballot wording for a proposed charter amendment on term limits, which a judge Nov. 21 had ruled misleading.

Commissioner Patterson won't seek another term

Commissioner Patterson won't seek another term

November 23, 2011

County Commission Chairwoman Nora Patterson says she has no plans to seek a fifth term on the county board when her current term is up in 2014.

Council's guidelines clarified for arts grants applications

Council's guidelines clarified for arts grants applications

November 23, 2011

By unanimous vote Nov. 17, the Sarasota County Tourist Development Council approved changes in its grants policy guidelines, part of which were designed to eliminate any confusion over eligibility of applicants for funding.

Judge calls term limit ballot language 'deficient'

Judge calls term limit ballot language 'deficient'

November 21, 2011

Senior Judge Jack Schoonover Monday, Nov. 21, declared 'very deficient' the language approved last week by the Sarasota County Commission for a proposed county charter amendment scheduled to go on the Jan. 31 ballot.

In the Public Eye: Randall 'Randy' Reid

In the Public Eye: Randall 'Randy' Reid

November 18, 2011

After working first as an intern and seasonal employee in the city government of his hometown, Vandalia, Ohio, Randall 'Randy' Reid served as assistant city manager there, from 1976 to 1981.

Siesta Key's No. 1 beach signs nearly ready

Siesta Key's No. 1 beach signs nearly ready

November 17, 2011

County staff appears to be in the final stages of creating new signs proclaiming Siesta Key's beach as No. 1 in the nation.

FDOT focuses on safety with pedestrian islands proposal

FDOT focuses on safety with pedestrian islands proposal

November 17, 2011

Siesta organizations prefer a lower speed limit and crosswalks to a proposal for pedestrian islands on Midnight Pass Road.

Palmer Point Park restoration project remains stalled

Palmer Point Park restoration project remains stalled

November 17, 2011

Negotiations with the contractor and a state office have prevented completion of the Palmer Point Park restoration effort.

Officer working on noise complaints

Officer working on noise complaints

November 17, 2011

With new deputies and new restaurant managers working in the Village, uncertainty over noise regulations has resulted in more resident complaints in recent weeks.

Gil Waters and Brent Parker offer their pedestrian overpass and Main Street vision

Gil Waters and Brent Parker offer their pedestrian overpass and Main Street vision

November 17, 2011

Gil Waters and Brent Parker are proposing a plan that would create a pedestrian-friendly Main Street and a pedestrian overpass to Sarasota Bay.



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