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Openings & Closures

Post Date:09/15/2017 12:27 PM


  • BOB (Sarasota Operations Center), 1001 Sarasota Center Blvd., is operating with normal business hours. 

  • Health and Human Services/ Health Dept. (open with limited services), 2200 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota.
  • All county and circuit courts in Desoto, Manatee and Sarasota are open at their normally scheduled time.
  • Sarasota County Tax Collector has resumed regular service hours. The offices are the downtown Sarasota (Terrace Building) and the Venice (R.L.Anderson Center).

Park and Beach Openings (limited services)

SCAT Bus Service

  •  SCAT has resumed full service.

Solid Waste/Landfill

  • Sarasota County‚Äôs landfill is open for trash and yard waste Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. 
  • The Laurel community cleanup for Sept.16 has been cancelled.


Road Closures

  • Sarasota County has closed Manasota Key Road between 6725 and 6780, due to a wash out. The area has been barricaded and signs are being posted. The county is coordinating with Charlotte County to close the road on the south end.  
  • Bispham Road and Gulf Gate Drive.


  • All Sarasota County schools are closed until Monday, Sept. 18.
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