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    Sarasota County to host flood zone workshops

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


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    Journey on a 'Tree Quest' with Sarasota County


  • AR 2018 cover

    County's Annual Report now available


  • Sarasota County earns Green Supply Chain Award

    Sarasota County Government Materials Management team has earned the Supply and Demand Chain Executive Award for the second consecutive year

    01/04/2019 12:54 PM

  • Gulf Coast Games For Life Logo

    Gulf Coast Games for Life return in 2019

    Registration is now open for the 2019 Gulf Coast Games for Life, which will take place Feb. 2-10, 2019, at locations throughout Sarasota and Manatee counties. The 30th annual Gulf Coast Games for Life is sponsored by Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources (PRNR), Manatee County

    12/27/2018 10:37 AM

  • Winter Reading Badge

    Winter Reading Challenge returns in January

    Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources will accept the Winter Reading Challenge starting in January, a national reading competition sponsored by billionaire and "Shark Tank" investor Mark Cuban.

    12/12/2018 12:30 PM

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    2019 NEST Calendar now available

    Sarasota County's 2019 NEST Calendar is now available at county facilities, while supplies last. Each year, the Neighborhood Environmental Stewardship Team (NEST) produces the calendar, which supports the county's goal of environmental stewardship. It cultivates a strong conservation ethic in the


  • Charles D. Hines, Sarasota County Commissioner, District 5

    Hines chosen as 2019 county commission chair

    The Board of County Commissioners selected Charles Hines, District 5, as chair and Michael Moran, District 1, as vice chair for 2019 during its annual retreat Friday. Alan Maio, District 4, will serve as Pro Tem.


  • Two county commissioners sworn in

    The Board of County Commissioners recognized newly elected Christian Ziegler and welcomed back Alan Maio, who will be serving his second term, on Tuesday morning during a swearing-in ceremony.

    11/20/2018 10:45 AM

  • 2019 'One Book' selection, author visit

    Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources announces the return of the popular One Book, One Community program for 2019 with the selection of David Grann's "Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI."

    11/19/2018 4:08 PM

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    Next director named for Parks, Recreation & Natural Resources

    Nicole Rissler has accepted the offer to become the new director of Sarasota County's Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Department. Rissler has served with Sarasota County Government since 2016, when she was hired as the department's deputy director. She previously worked with Visit Sarasota

    11/08/2018 3:51 PM