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TODAY: Come to a public meeting between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. to hear more about the Bee Ridge Road Improvement Project. Review graphics and project plans and discuss the project with design engineers and county staff.
The Siesta Beach Access 5 parking lot at the intersection of Ocean Boulevard and Beach Road will close from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, during construction at The Terrace condominium complex, 5400 Ocean Blvd.
Sarasota County will hold its annual free community cleanup in the Laurel area from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15. Dumpsters will be provided by Waste Management and will be available at two locations for refuse from residents.
Sarasota County has broken ground on the start of a long-awaited community project to provide a regional stormwater facility and water quality treatment for existing and future development in the Englewood Commercial District.
Sarasota County's beach lifeguard operationalhours will change on Saturday, Sept. 8, due to the end of summer and the close of the Labor Day weekend. Beginning on Sept. 8, beach lifeguards will be on duty from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily on Sarasota County's guarded beaches.
Sarasota County Health and Human Services is currently accepting proposals for community-based HIV/AIDS contracts for services for high-impact prevention (HIP) programs in areas with high incidence of HIV/AIDS.
Sarasota County officials will debut the county's newest solar photovoltaic array at the Sarasota County Operations Center in Sarasota, at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19. This is the first major solar array powering a county building and represents an important step toward increasing the use of renewable energy in county facilities.
The Health Department has expanded hours for the Vital Records (birth and death certificates) office at the Robert L. Anderson Administration Center in Venice. The office is now open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with closure during lunch from 12-12:30 p.m.
The Sarasota County Planning Commission is seeking a new member to fill an unexpired four-year term. This essential citizen board advises the County Commission regarding the Comprehensive Plan and land use applications. Members must be Sarasota County residents for at least two years and are required to file a financial disclosure annually. The deadline for filing an application is October 5, 2012.
Stand Up Fight Back as a group became involved in actively opposing a proposed dump at the Celery Fields in Sarasota, Florida, in February of 2017. I personally had been following the issue from abroad in Sweden and upon my return in Jan 2017 our steering committed agreed to officially proceed. I headed up the Celery Fields wing of our group and immediately began organizing events and public outreach to the County Commissioners. Along with hundreds of activists, thousand of hours and a massive amount of money, we won an impressive victory on August 23rd 2017 in defeating an industrial waste concrete crushing construction and yard debris facility situated within the 450 acres that is the Celery Fields.Dozens of members of our group were actively involved and showed up at every event, town hall, private meeting and all the public hearings. I want to thank them from the bottom of my heart to the top of the Celery Fields hill.This is a list of …