Sarasota County is actively monitoring the beaches and cleaning in accordance with beach policy. To report a fish kill, call 800-636-0511.

Find current beach conditions at Mote Marine Daily Beach Conditions. Find updates on the county’s beach cleaning efforts at Red Tide Status.

Governing Legislation: Article IV of Chapter 66, Sarasota County Code; Rules of Procedure
Purpose: Assist in the protection of significant historic resources within Sarasota County by reviewing historic designation nominations, Certificates of Appropriateness for historically designated buildings, and other duties assigned by the Board of County Commissioners.


Requirements: Seven members.

  • Should have a demonstrated interest in historic preservation.

  • Practicing or retired from one of the following fields: anthropology; real estate; land development or finance; history; folklore; architectural history; conservation or curation; architecture or historical architecture; historical; historic preservation; land use or historic preservation planning; general or building contractor; professional engineering.

Term: Three years.
Meetings: Monthly - fourth Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.
County Staff Contact: Rob Bendus -

Current Members - 0 Vacant Positions

David Baber

Term Expires: 7/31/2021



Jesse Balaity

Term Expires: 1/31/2020



Miriam Cirbusova

Term Expires: 12/31/2019



Alexandra Coe

Term Expires: 5/31/2021



Garrett Murto

Term Expires: 5/31/2021



 Clifford Smith

Term Expires: 1/31/2021



Tony Souza

Term Expires: 10/31/2020