Friday, April 28, 2017

County Updates




Welcome to Sarasota County's community e-newsletter. If you have questions, ideas for articles, or feedback relating to this newsletter, contact us at communications@scgov.net
Sarasota County recently earned the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association.
Sarasota County has a countywide recreational burn ban effective immediately due to the dry weather conditions and an increased chance of wildfires. 
Come celebrate Arbor Day by learning all about our community's coastal trees on Saturday, April 29, at Lemon Bay Park, 570 Bay Park Blvd., Englewood.
Sarasota County, the Sarasota Bay Estuary Program and local partners invite the public to attend the third annual Seagrass Survey on Saturday, April 29, at the Sarasota Sailing Squadron next to Ken Thompson Park.
As summer approaches and trips to the beach become more frequent, Sarasota County is reminding all visitors and residents to share the shore with our native wildlife.
Have some fun in the sun and show off your sand sculpting skills as Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources hosts the 45th annual Amateur Sand Sculpture Contest on Siesta Beach on Saturday, May 6.
Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources is taking part in the "Meet Me at the Park" initiative, a national contest that could earn Sarasota County a $20,000 grant to improve local parks.
Keep Sarasota County Beautiful recently received a 2017 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Grant of $5,000 from the national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful to combat cigarette litter in our community.
Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner offers information to voters to help ensure that the upcoming elections for the cities of North Port and Sarasota run smoothly. 
 
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Sarasota, Florida 34236 
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