Thursday, October 13, 2011

Community Connections

Greetings!

Welcome to the Sarasota County Community Connections eNewsletter. We hope you will share this eNewsletter with family, friends and neighbors. Contact us if you have questions, ideas for featured articles, or feedback on the system at email communityconnections@scgov.net
Deadline nears for EOC
site submittals

Hurricane V2If you think you own a potential site for Sarasota County's new 911-Emergency Operations Center, you have until Oct. 25 to complete a Request for Information. Here are the requirements.

Help us 'Procure' a better way

Sarasota County will hold a follow-up discussion on procurement process improvements Tuesday, Oct. 18, from 8:30 a.m.-noon in the Human Services Building at 2200 Ringling. Blvd. Comejoin the discussion.

Hot tots and hot wheels!
Child on bikeSarasota County's BMX Track will host the first-ever (and cutest) Strider World Championships for racers age 2-5. Spectator admission and parking for the event are free. Did we mention it was the cutest? Bring lots of film.
Hearing set for secondhand metals ordinance

Sarasota County commissioners have authorized a public hearing on Dec. 13 to discuss proposed amendments to a county ordinance regulating the purchase of secondhand goods and precious metals.

Beat the flu at the drive-thru
FluToo busy to visit a doctor for your flu shot? A drive-thru flu clinic will take place on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Tabernacle Church in north Sarasota.
Summer youth bus pass wins national ad award
SCAT summer youth passSarasota County Area Transit's summer youth pass has placed first in the 2011 annual AdWheel Awards competition.
Easy money

Billions in federal grants and contracts are available for research and new technology and products. Attend this workshop to see how you can get a piece of this $2.5 billion pie.

What's your number?

NumbersSarasota County is improving its address database to ensure that emergency vehicles, first responders and public safety officials can be dispatched to correct addresses.

Did you participate in the 2011 Coastal Cleanup?
2011 Coastal Cleanup

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More Headlines

New Ethics, Compliance officer

Mobile health services in October

Knight Trail gun range closing

We want your input
Final County Administrator search process timeline
Sarasota County Seal
A final timeline forselecting a new Sarasota County Administrator has been released.
No bones 'bout this race
Sneakers in bones
The Creaky Bones 5K and dragon boat festival will leave you breathless Oct. 27, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at Nathan Benderson Park. Find all the meaty details here.

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