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Sarasota County to host flood zone workshops

Post Date:01/23/2019

Sarasota County will host a series of educational flood zone workshops throughout 2019 at several county libraries.

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The workshops are intended to educate residents, lenders, insurance and real estate agents about flood risks, zones, maps, regulations and mandatory insurance purchase requirements. Attendees will also find out why flood zone maps are continuously updated.


All workshops are from 10:15 a.m. to noon. No registration is required. Upcoming workshop dates and locations include: 

  • Shannon Staub Library, 4675 Career Lane, North Port: Jan. 23.
  • Fruitville Library, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota: Jan. 29.
  • Gulf Gate Library, 7112 Curtiss Ave., Sarasota: Feb. 5.
  • Elsie Quirk Library, 100 Dearborn St., Englewood: Feb. 16, March 6, May 1.
  • North Port Library, 13800 Tamiami Trail, North Port: Feb. 19, March 12, April 2.
  • Jacaranda Library, 4143 Woodmere Park Blvd., Venice: Feb. 27, March 20, April 10.
  • Selby Library, 1331 First St., Sarasota: March 5.

In addition to the flood zone workshops, Sarasota County will also host grant workshops for structural modifications, which are new for 2019. Those workshops are:

  • Wednesday, Feb. 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Jacaranda Library.
  • Tuesday, April 9, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Gulf Gate Library.

 To see the full list of 2019 workshops or for more information, call theSarasota County Contact Center at 941-861-5000.