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Media Requests

For media inquiries, please call 941-861-NEWS (6397) or email  The public should call 941-861-5000 for information about any county business. Sarasota County government routinely advises the media of upcoming meetings, events and news.


Public Record Requests

For information about public records or to make a request, call 941-861-5886 or contact


2017 Annual Report

Sarasota County's annual report of the projects, programs and initiatives undertaken during the previous year, along with financial information to demonstrate the county's stewardship of taxpayer funds, is now available.


SCAT Bus Services UPDATE

Post Date:09/13/2017 1:36 PM


SCAT will begin their full service starting Thursday, Sept. 14. 

Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) will continue limited service Wednesday, Sept. 13., as it continues to assist with recovery efforts related to Hurricane Irma.

Wednesday’s service will be identical to SCAT’s regular Sunday schedule, which includes the following routes: 1S, 2S, 6S, 7S, 8S, 11S, 12S, 14S, 15S, 18S, 40S, 215S and 1713S.


Sarasota County paratransit resumed normal operations.

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