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Crews to work Saturday, Jan. 30

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Update on Bee Ridge grading, Hidden Glen wall, SCAT

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SCAT runs to the Publix Plaza at the Bee Ridge Extension, but not through Lake Sarasota

County Comprehensive Plan - info sessions

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Sarasota County's Comprehensive Plan sets the goals and aims of the county across a wide range of our daily lives, from water to transportation to housing and development. Here's a chance to inform learn about it, and then to tell the County what you think before it's approved.

Comp Plan Draft Release The draft Comprehensive Plan will be released online onTuesday, January 19, 2016. 
A 30 day review period will follow the release of the draft document. There are a four ways to get involved. 1. Draft Release Information Sessions Come find out how the Comprehensive Plan has changed. At the orientation session, staff will help you navigate the new structure and point out some highlights of the Plan. This meeting is aimed at helping you review the document on your own more effectively. Both sessions have the same content.
Wednesday, January 20 6 pmWoodmere Park 3951 Woodmere Park Blvd.Venice, FL 34293
Thursday, January 21 6 pmCounty Administration Building1660 Ringling, 2nd Floor Confe…

Paving begins Tuesday: Bee Ridge Update

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Road closings extended; new traffic pattern; Mauna Loa intersection scheduled for early Feb.

Year of the Neighborhood

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Flu shots, Barefuoot Beach Bazaar, Advisory Council Volunteers

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Welcome to Sarasota County's community e-newsletter. If you have questions, ideas for articles, or feedback relating to this newsletter, contact us atcommunications@scgov.netDon't let the flu catch you by surprise With the arrival of cooler weather, the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County (DOH-Sarasota) reminds people to get their annual
flu vaccine. New welcome center is now open at Sarasota County Administration Center A new customer service desk is officially open at the Sarasota County Administration Center, 1660 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota, as part of ongoing efforts to better serve visitors. Barefoot Beach Bazaar returns in January Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources' Barefoot Beach Bazaar arts and crafts shows are back at Nokomis Beach for the 2016 season. Sarasota County seeking advisory
council volunteers
Sarasota County Government invites the public to volunteer for one of its many advisory council opportunities, including the State Housing …

Sarasota County Trends

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Sarasota is more populous and older than it was 5 years ago:






























Courtesy of the Sarasota County Office of Neighborhood Services