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Brief meeting report with a few upcoming events

It was great to see such a large group at our Jan. 26th 2017 neighborhood meeting! Thanks to everyone who took time to share their concerns and meet some new neighbors. Our group exists

— to serve a social function
— to serve an educational function
— to beautify and unify the community

Our next meeting is set for March 9,7-8:30 pm. We’ll be electing officers. Please consider taking a leadership role in this all-volunteer group.
We have two other upcoming events planned:
-- A work day at Hina Point Park. Feb. 25th at 9 a.m. Hina Park is the little park where Palau and Hina come together. Neighbors will be replacing rotted wood posts and doing some planting and mulching. (March 4 is the rain date.) Here's a flashback to when folks created the park.
-- After the huge success of our last neighborhood garage sale, we’re planning another one for March 25 from 8 a.m. to whenever you wish to close up. The neighborhood group will place an ad for the garage sale, but we don’t hand out maps or ot…
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Dear Lake,
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.netSarasota County, tax collector breaks ground on new mid-county office  Construction begins Jan. 26 on new mid-county Tax Collector Office at 6100 Sawyer Loop Road, Sarasota. SCAT transfer station at The Mall at University Town Center to open Jan. 30 Sarasota County Area Transit is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transfer station at The Mall at University Town Center at 2 p.m., onMonday, Jan. 30.

Lake Sarasota residents meet Jan. 26th

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The next regular meeting of the volunteer LSCG will be 7 pm on Jan. 26th, 2017, at Sarasota Alliance Church - the meeting rooms behind the main building.

All Lake Sarasota residents are welcome - bring your thoughts about how to improve the place you live.

Actually we have a lot of residents.



Electric car charging; County closed for MLK; New health services, 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 at communications@scgov.netCounty government offices will be closed
Jan. 16 for Martin Luther King Jr. holiday
Most Sarasota County Government offices, including the Sarasota County Department of Health, will be closed Monday, Jan. 16, for the national observance celebrating the birthday of Martin Luther  King Jr. County aims to ChargeUP! electric
vehicle use
As electric vehicle use becomes increasingly popular, Sarasota County Government is launching a program to boost the number of charging stations across the county, with two workshops planned to provide program details.

Sarasota County Updates: rabies, arts and crafts. . .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 at communications@scgov.netWinter Arts and Crafts Show returns Jan. 21 to Englewood Sports Complex The popular Winter Arts and Crafts Show returns for the fifth year to the Englewood Sports Complex on Saturday, Jan. 21.  Rabies alert for Venice and North Port The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County received laboratory confirmation on Friday, Dec. 30 of rabies in a bobcat in south county. A rabies alert is in effect for 60 days for Venice and North Port.

County meetings involve more changes to 2050 Comprehensive Plan

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Windfall for developers?

Public Notice
Proposed Amendment to the Sarasota County Comprehensive Plan The Sarasota County Planning and Development Services Department will hold two public meetings on proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 2015-G. Both meetings will present the same information. These are not public hearings. The purpose of the meeting is to inform the public about the content of the proposed amendment and to seek comments and suggestions regarding the amendment. The public meetings will be held on:
Date:                January 18, 2017 Time:                 6:00 p.m. Location:            Gulf Gate Library, 7112 Curtiss Ave., Meeting Room B, Sarasota
Date:                 January 25, 2017 Time:                 6:00 p.m. Location:            Englewood Sports Complex, 1300 S. River Rd, Englewood The publicly-initiated amendment is related to the required Open Space and Greenbelts for 2050 Village developments, and proposes to revise Policies VOS5.1, VOS1.2.a, and VOS2.1 …