Showing posts from May, 2015

New Traffic Pattern at Golf Course Blvd.


Airbag recall - look up your car

The Takata airbag problem doesn't only involve Japanese-made vehicles - apparently millions of US-made cars also used Takata.

More on the Takata airbag issue here and here.

Check to find out if your car might be recalled here.

Bee Ridge 2-week Update: Paving North Side begins


County Update: Fishing tournament, parks survey, more...

Dear Lake,
Welcome to Sarasota County's community e-newsletter. If you have questions, ideas for articles, or feedback on the system, contact us atcommunications@scgov.net9th Annual Nokomis Beach Youth Fishing Tournament set for May 16 County cuts ribbon on new Landfill Gas to Energy Facility County commissioners and staff on Tuesday celebrated the opening of the new Landfill Gas to Energy Facility, the result of a unique public-private partnership that has environmental and economic benefits for  Sarasota County. County wins 2015 best tasting water In order to promote water resources and the importance of safe, clean drinking water, Region X of the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association recently held its annual Best Tasting Drinking  Water contest. Survey a chance to give input on future of Sarasota County's parks and preserves Residents still have a chance to have their say about the future of parks, preserves and recreation services in Sarasota County over the nex…

Update: A Third SCAT Route Option going through Lake Sarasota

Further UPDATE: SCAT has provided a third option and this is now confirmed to be the one they will use:

Also: SCAT will notify neighborhoods along Bee Ridge when a decision is made about where Route #14 will end once the roadwork is completed. One possibility is for the bus to turn around at the Aberdeen roundabout, rather than continue to the Bee Ridge Extension. 

SCAT has provided average daily ridership figures for Route 14, and the maps have been updated to more accurately reflect the current alternatives.

Note the final entry under the ridership figures:
And, most significant, indicating need to retain full service: Berkshire & Coleridge:  end of line:  32 & 28
Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) SCAT continues to serve Bee Ridge Road east of I-75 with our Route 14 and have been able maintain service through construction. We are now contacting you to request input from the Lake Sarasota community on a proposed detour that would start on or about August 1, 2015 and run throu…

County Updates for week: Nokomis Fishing Tournament

Dear Lake,Welcome to Sarasota County's community e-newsletter. If you have questions, ideas for articles, or feedback on the system, contact us atcommunications@scgov.netFEMA Flood Map Modernization process continues with submission of appeals As part of the ongoing FEMA Flood Map Modernization project, Sarasota County and its municipalities are preparing to submit a summary report following a review of the agency's preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps. SOE offers early voting for City of Sarasota second runoff election Supervisor of Elections Kathy Dent will offer early voting for the May 12City of Sarasota second (runoff) election, beginning Monday, May 4 and continuing through Saturday, May 9.    North Port Library to host 'Shark Lady' tribute video presentation May 13 North Port Public Library will host a special video presentation of a 2013 interview with the late Dr. Eugenie Clark, the famed "Shark Lady" of Mote Marine Laboratory, on her early dives at Wa…

Bee Ridge Update: Verizon relocation complete