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County official makes charge of poor follow-up on trees

County official makes charge of poor follow-up on trees

August 4, 2011

According to a county sustainability official, once commercial developments have been completed, county staff does a poor job of ensuring trees stay healthy and thriving in the landscaping.

Ranch community eyes expansion

Ranch community eyes expansion

August 4, 2011

As a result of its previous success, The Isles on Palmer Ranch is exploring a possible expansion on 38 acres between its property and Interstate 75.

Commissioners tell staff to fix that leaky irrigation system

Commissioners tell staff to fix that leaky irrigation system

August 4, 2011

When James Harriott, the county’s executive director of public works, appeared before the County Commission July 26 to resolve questions about the operations of the Siesta Key Village Maintenance Corp., he brought up an ancillary problem that has drawn Village attention for more than a year: a malfunction in the landscaping irrigation system.

PHOTO GALLERY: Seagrass preservation

PHOTO GALLERY: Seagrass preservation

July 30, 2011

Volunteers came out to learn about seagrass and how to monitor and collect data about seagrass Saturday, July 30 at the Turtle Beach Community Center. Led by environmental speicalist Amanda Dominguez, volunteers were taught about how to properly identify certain types of seagrass, as well as how much seagrass is covering the area as well as what the epiphytic algae coverage is like on the seagrass.

Island Beat: Bus stop proposal draws condo residents' wrath

Island Beat: Bus stop proposal draws condo residents' wrath

July 28, 2011

With many details yet to be decided about the final Siesta Public Beach improvements, more residents are letting county commissioners know about aspects of the plan they don’t like.

Food Fight

Food Fight

July 28, 2011

The relationship between the owner of Patrick's Restaurant and Tavern and his landlord soured, which prompted a move down the street earlier this year.

Assembly area to enhance cemetery

Assembly area to enhance cemetery

July 28, 2011

The Patterson Foundation has pledged millions of dollars to construct a large, shaded stage and seating area for special events, gardens and war memorials to honor veterans year-round.

School budget drops by $225 million

School budget drops by $225 million

July 28, 2011

The Sarasota County School Board will achieve savings in next year's budget mainly through reductions in capital projects and employee benefits.

Summer brings honors, possibilities for CB's

Summer brings honors, possibilities for CB's

July 28, 2011

The Siesta Key business has found itself in the national spotlight at the same time it weighs plans for a site it just bought on the Key.

County adopts roadside memorial-marker policy

County adopts roadside memorial-marker policy

July 27, 2011

To memorialize people killed in car crashes, families can ask the county to create a personalized memorial sign to place near the site of the accident.



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