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New Traffic Pattern to Begin

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Mauna Loa intersection close to fully functional - two northbound lanes to be open turning left, or East. More details below.

Community CleanUp Sat. June 4 7:30 am - Noon

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The annual community CLEAN-UP is set for Lake Sarasota for Saturday, June 4, from 7:30 am to NOON. 

Dumpsters will be in two locations - near the firehouse, and at the dog park on Hand Rd.

In the past, hazardous materials, TVs and computers have not been accepted at either location. 

The recycling center at the end of Bee Ridge Rd. (by Rothenbach Park) is now open daily 8 am - 4 pm for drop-offs of these items.

Letter from the Chair of the Lake Sarasota Community Group

Dear Neighbors,

My name is Keith Russo. My wife, Sommer, and our boys love this neighborhood. That is why I volunteered to be considered for and was elected chairman by the members of the Lake Sarasota Community Group. Hence why I am now using this ID, rather than my personal one.

First, LSCG is not an HOA, as many of you may know. We are not interested in regulating your lives. We are avolunteer group open to all Lake Sarasota residents that are invested in our neighborhood and its safety and well-being. As such, this group has advocated on behalf of our community to local and county officials, kept the community informed of events and news that affect us, and coordinated community activities. Certain community members, like Tom Matrullo, should be applauded for doing a great deal to help us all. I am committed to continuing LSCG's tradition of advocating for your concerns and building community in every respect.

We have noticed that many people have concerns about our neighborhood,…

Mauna Loa almost complete . . .

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Sarasota County Update: Camps, Archaeology, more

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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.netVolunteers needed now for disaster
response roles
Sarasota County Health and Human Services is recruiting volunteers to manage and run volunteer reception centers during a time of disaster. Explore life in 500 B.C. at Phillippi Estate Park Edson Keith Mansion will host a free, family-friendly archaeology event onSaturday, June 25.

UPDATE: Night work planned at Mauna Loa Mon-Tues

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UPDATE Crews were scheduled to pave the intersection at Mauna Loa Boulevard Sunday night and Monday night, May 15 - 16. However, due to an issue with the asphalt plant, the Sunday night work did not happen. Everything is rescheduled for tonight (Monday) and tomorrow (Tuesday) night, barring any unforeseen problems. The night work is scheduled from 7 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. on both days. Please be cautious of the traffic control officers and flag men controlling the intersection.

From 6 pm to 6 am Sunday and Monday, May 15-16, expect to find workers at the Mauna Loa intersection.

Those entering or exiting Lake Sarasota might wish to use one of the other available access points.


Paving continues east of Gary Player Blvd.

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