As Sarasota County prepares for the grand opening of the William H. Jervey Jr. Venice Public Library in mid-December, libraries and historical resources staff will begin the transfer of the library collection, computers and equipment from the Hamilton Building to the new library on Monday, Nov. 19.
11/14/2018 1:30 AM
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
Sarasota County's UF/IFAS Extension office will host a panel of experts Thursday, Nov. 15, to discuss the science behind harmful algal blooms and the ongoing impacts of red tide across the state.
11/08/2018 12:02 PM
Sarasota County will celebrate America Recycles Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, with a free event where residents and visitors can learn about recycling and other sustainable practices. County staff will host a variety of games and activities, provide a composting demonstration,
11/01/2018 9:00 PM
Kick off the holiday season by participating in the 42nd annual Sandy Claws Beach Run on Siesta Beach, returning Dec. 8. Pre-register by Nov. 15 to guarantee a runner bag and long-sleeve performance event shirt. Pre-registration ends Nov. 29, limited race-day registration will begin at 7 a.m.
11/01/2018 9:00 PM
Sarasota County Commissioners approved a term sheet with Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium on Wednesday that outlines details to locate a new aquarium at Sarasota County's Nathan Benderson Park
10/24/2018 1:36 PM
Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources has earned accreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA), joining only 22 other agencies in Florida to earn the same honor.
As a precaution, Sarasota County health officials have issued a "No Swim" advisory for the following beaches: • Venice Pier Beach • North Jetty Beach
Circle Oct. 13 on your calendars so you don't miss the chance to get great plants and advice for your landscape and to learn how Sarasota County Extension can help you.
A "No Swim" advisory issued Thursday, August 23rd. for Siesta Beach has been lifted. Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County officials received testing results today that were at a satisfactory level meeting.
Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner is reminding voters that early voting for the Aug. 28 primary election will end Saturday, Aug. 25.
08/21/2018 9:50 AM