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    County earns Top Green Provider honors for supply chain logistics

    Sarasota County Government's Materials Management team has earned the Top Green Provider Award from Food Logistics.

    08/03/2020 10:00 AM

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    DOH-Sarasota hosting Mid/South County Testing

    DOH Sarasota has scheduled two by appointment only COVID-19 testing events in Mid and South Sarasota County August 5 & 6.

    08/01/2020 9:00 AM

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    Facility Spotlight: Sarasota Central County Solid Waste Disposal Complex

    The Sarasota County Public Utilities Solid Waste Division has operated the Central County Solid Waste Disposal Complex (CCSWDC) since 1998 and maintains various other convenience centers and closed landfills throughout the County.

    08/01/2020

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    SCAT launches public input mobility survey

    Sarasota County is gathering public input from residents, businesses, employers, agencies, and patrons of the Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) system through this online survey.

    07/29/2020 12:55 PM

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    County seeking input regarding CRF/CARES Act funds

    Sarasota County Health and Human Services is requesting input regarding potential distribution of U.S. Treasury Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) monies to local non-profit agencies.

    07/29/2020 9:18 AM

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    Virtual Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan workshop scheduled

    Sarasota County's Public Works Department is inviting the community to participate in the second Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan virtual workshop at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4.

    07/27/2020 10:30 AM

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    DOH-Sarasota to host mid county testing

    DOH Sarasota has scheduled two by appointment only COVID-19 testing events in Mid and South Sarasota County July 29 and 30.

    07/25/2020 2:45 PM

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    Florida DOH highlights public health advisory

    This week, the Florida Department of Health (Department) issued an additional Public Health Advisory in response to COVID-19, providing recommendations to protect Floridians and visitors from this virus.

    07/24/2020 4:45 PM

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    County earns SolSmart "silver" for solar energy

    Sarasota County has earned a "Silver" designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar.

    07/22/2020 8:00 AM

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    Virtual rain barrel classes & contactless purchases available

    Save water. Save money. Save nature. And do it all safely, with a suite of online Rain Barrel Workshops and a new contactless rain barrel purchase option launched by Sarasota County.

    07/15/2020 8:00 AM

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    County commission endorses mask wearing

    Today, the Sarasota County Board of County Commissioners endorsed recommendations from the Florida Surgeon General that states all individuals in Florida should wear face coverings in any setting where social distancing is not possible.

    07/02/2020 2:35 PM

  • Editorial: County Update

    Our state and our community continue to adjust to the “new normal” in this time of coronavirus. Even during this unprecedented event, the business of your county government goes on.

    06/29/2020 8:30 AM

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    DOH-Sarasota offers two testing locations

    DOH Sarasota is set to host two by appointment only COVID-19 drive-thru or walk-up testing opportunities for Sarasota County residents next week. This community-based COVID-19 testing is for anyone who is currently experiencing symptoms or who works in a health care setting.

    05/28/2020 10:04 AM

  • Flood insurance discounts available for residents

    Thanks to a collaborative effort within the community, Sarasota County retained a Class 5 rating with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), qualifying residents to receive a maximum 25 percent discount on their annual flood insurance premiums for another three years.

    05/27/2020 1:06 PM

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    Fertilizer restricted season returns June 1

    Sarasota County reminds the community to skip using nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizers on lawns and landscapes from June 1 through Sept. 30, as part of an effort to keep the community's waterways healthy.

    05/19/2020 9:01 AM

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    DOH-Sarasota to host three additional testing sites

    DOH Sarasota is scheduled to host three by appointment only COVID-19 drive-thru testing sites throughout Sarasota County next week.

    05/15/2020 3:37 PM

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    DOH-Sarasota additional drive-thru testing

    DOH Sarasota has added an additional day of by appointment only COVID-19 drive-thru testing at Bethlehem Bible Church located at 1680 18th Street, Sarasota from 8 a.m. to noon Friday, May 15, 2020.

    05/12/2020 8:16 PM

  • Mid-County Tax Collector office reopens May 11

    The Sarasota County Tax Collector Mid-County Service Center re-opens Monday, May 11th for limited driver’s license transactions that cannot be completed online. The office will be open Monday to Friday from 8:30 – 5:00 and appointments are required.

    05/07/2020 12:20 PM

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    DOH-Sarasota continues community based testing

    DOH Sarasota is scheduled to host three by appointment only COVID-19 drive-thru testing sites throughout Sarasota County next week

    05/07/2020 8:47 AM