Planning department gets boost in city budget
planning department in 2017-18.
Planning department gets … Despite criticism from some commissioners, the city will add staff to … lack of thoroughness in the budget process, City Commissioner Hagen Brody …
Opinions differ on future of Cortez Bridge
For example, the city of Sarasota went from initially objecting to the … nine-week detour through either Anna Maria or Sarasota Continued operating and … options at about $10.7 million, but it also has the shortest service life …
Taming U.S. 41: City, residents discuss roadway changes
Sarasota a more livable city. “Highly desirable, high-quality, vibrant urban … car to get around downtown Sarasota,” Barwin said. He said the city is … Is there a solution that can satisfy everyone’s needs?
City unveils Paul Thorpe Park plans
improvements actually happen?
City unveils Paul Thorpe Park … week, city staff is prepared to present an ambitious plan for … When: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16 Where: Commission Chambers, City Hall …
Surprise storm works as test-run for emergency managers
rising water. Kerkering, emergency manager for the city of Sarasota … bigger storms, and suggest you do the same.
Surprise storm … Department and the Police Department within the city.” On the barrier islands …
Mike Hein resigns as Longboat's assistant town manager
the job. “He’s going to move on with this next chapter of his life … administrative role. In July, the Town Commission voted 6-1 to hire Sarasota County … years of experience in public service. He was city manager of Tucson …
Police address San Remo crime fears
working to curtail.
Police address San Remo crime fears … incidents in the neighborhood that the Sarasota Police Department is working … reached out to city officials with an urgent message: The neighborhood is …
Longboat resident reflects on life during the Great Depression
American history instilled a lasting sense of gratitude.
News … at her life with a deep sense of appreciation. She’ll be the first to … can see fish jumping in the bay below. The view is one of life’s simple …
Longboat Key votes 6-1 to hire Harmer as manager
annual on or before Sept. 15 of each year of employment. Benefits: Life … a five-year contract allowing Tom Harmer, the Sarasota County Administrator, to … including eight spent as city manager of Titusville, adjacent to the Kennedy …
Harmer tells County Commission he's Longboat-bound
Sarasota County and our citizens these past five years,” Harmer said. “I am … latest in a line of several Sarasota County employees who have left their … include former Sarasota County Public Works Director Isaac Brown, who in May …
Sarasota sees decrease in burglaries and robberies
Sarasota sees decrease in burglaries and … summer drags on in Sarasota County, some residents are getting heated over … a problem, the story of a Sarasota man wielding a machete to fend off would-be …
New Blood: Brody, Ahearn-Koch win City Commission seats
Ahearn-Koch bring to City Hall?
New Blood: Brody, Ahearn-Koch … Sarasota a sanctuary city. “I did what I thought was the best thing at the … of agreement,” he said.
Voter turnout in the 2017 runoff Sarasota City …
DID scales back gateway sign plans
DID scales back gateway sign plans … City planning staff raised a series of concerns about the Downtown … to install gateway signs at key intersections, invited three city …
Amid building boom, leaders grapple with Rosemary District density
the City Commission approved the Rosemary Residential Overlay District … ceiling of the RROD is drawing close. City officials and Rosemary District … experiment without flaws. On Monday, when the city discussed the future of the …
Myakka City snake hunter goes prime time
Myakka City snake hunter goes prime time … dance with a partner. Myakka City’s Dusty Crum dances barefoot with wild … fellow Myakka City residents Daniel DeSear and his daughter, Winchester …
Lakewood Ranch workshop aims to scrub away teen fears
a certified life coach, has a lot of experience when it comes to talking with … 12-year-old Bryce Bennett of Sarasota as the main guest speaker. She has a soft spot … who owned a skin care and cosmetics business in Kansas City. "My mom …
City Commission candidate profile: Hagen Brody
walks of life,” Brody said. “I think that’s what makes Sarasota great.” … believes he's the most qualified candidate in the field.
News … The 35-year-old former prosecutor isn’t a familiar face at City …
Longboat Key Obituaries: May 11, 2017
Sarasota, Jim and Dot participated in wildlife rescue, taught boating classes … Sarasota Power Squadron. They returned to Georgia in 2000 to be closer to their grandchildren. Throughout his life, Jim was a faithful Sunday school …
Public feedback guides Rosemary District planning effort
District. Before their work even began, though, people in Sarasota already had … authentic. City leaders have discussed the district’s potential, but right now … at City Hall regarding the future of the Rosemary District. Davis is …
Housing, workforce provide challenges to local business
obstacles to growth.
Housing, workforce provide challenges to … growth.
The Economic Development Corp. of Sarasota County draws significant … emphasis, the EDC conducted its second annual survey of Sarasota CEOs in an …