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  • PRNR - Kayakers on Water Icon

    Learn about Scherer Thaxton Preserve improvements

    Sarasota County is hosting a public meeting to provide information about improvements planned for Scherer Thaxton Preserve, including the construction of a restroom, fishing pier and accessibility enhancements

    12/04/2019 9:00 AM

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    Breakfast with Santa returns to Newtown Estates Park

    Children 12 and under and their families are invited to attend the 15th annual Breakfast with Santa from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m Saturday, Dec. 21 at Newtown Estates Park. Hosted by Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources.

    12/03/2019 10:00 AM

  • SCAT-Bus with Bike Icon

    SCAT to host redesign open houses

    Sarasota County will host four open houses to allow residents and patrons of the Sarasota County Area Transit system the opportunity to share ideas about a redesign of the SCAT network and services.

    11/26/2019 12:05 PM

  • PRNR-Legacy Trail Bikers Icon with CAPRA Icon

    Community input on bike and pedestrian planning

    Motorists, bicyclists and runners are invited to offer suggestions during a trio of upcoming public meetings as Sarasota County works to update our Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. The county contains nearly 2,000 miles of bike lanes and sidewalks, and everyone who shares the road is welcome to g

    11/25/2019 9:04 AM

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    Emergency Services partners with Schools

    Through a collaborative effort with Sarasota County Emergency Management, Sarasota County Schools has received a $1,057,700.00 grant from the Florida Division of Emergency Management to make improvements to select schools currently serving as hurricane evacuation centers. The grant also provides fun

    11/22/2019 2:05 PM

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    County offices to close for Thanksgiving

    Most Sarasota County Government offices and services, including the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County, will be closed Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

    11/20/2019 10:00 AM

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    Hepatitis A identified in food service worker

    The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County (DOH-Sarasota) has identified a positive case of hepatitis A in a food service worker in Sarasota. DOH-Sarasota conducted an epidemiological investigation and have determined an individual who worked at P.F. Chang's, located at 766 South Osprey,

    11/19/2019 5:45 PM

  • PDS - Neighborhood Icon

    Neighborhood initiative grants now available

    Sarasota County's Neighborhood Services team is preparing to educate and inspire residents for the next round of neighborhood initiative grant opportunities, which assists neighborhoods in improving their leadership, character, safety, health or environment.

    11/06/2019 9:00 AM

  • PRNR  Beach runCAPRA logo Icon

    Sandy Claws Beach Run returns Dec. 14

    Pre-register by Nov. 20 to guarantee the best price, along with receiving a long-sleeve performance event shirt and runner bag. Pre-registration ends Dec. 8, limited race-day registration will begin at 7 a.m.

    11/04/2019 9:00 AM

  • Public Works - Liberty Litter Cleanup with KSCB logo Icon

    Single-stream recycling cart delivery starts today

    Delivery of new single-stream recycling carts for solid waste customers living in unincorporated portions of Sarasota County starts today, Friday, Nov. 1.

    11/01/2019 2:05 PM

  • DOH  - Vaccines with logo Icon

    DOH reminds you to protect yourself from flu

    The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County is reminding all Floridians to get their flu shot before the height of the upcoming flu season. Flu activity can begin as early as October and last as late as May. The best way to avoid the flu this season is by getting a flu shot soon.

    11/01/2019 10:33 AM

  • Libraries ONLY- Courier Truck Icon

    Two Libraries to close temporarily for maintenance

    In November and December, two public libraries will temporarily close while undergoing structural and cosmetic maintenance and upgrades. These changes are being made to enhance the library user's experience and maintain the integrity of the buildings.

    10/30/2019 9:00 AM

  • PRNR  - Phillippi Estate with CAPRA logo Icon

    Phillippi Farmhouse Market returns for 11th season in a row, opens every Wednesday

    Phillippi Farmhouse Market has reopened at Phillippi Estate Park for the 11th year. The market, located at 5500 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, is open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Wednesday through April.

    10/14/2019 9:00 AM