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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: Resolution No. 2000-209, Bylaws
 
PurposeAssist the County Commission in providing and improving library service throughout the county in compliance with Florida law.
 
Requirements: 10 members.
  • Nine at-large members.

  • One Students Taking Active Roles (STAR) Government representative.

  • Must be Sarasota County residents for a minimum of two years.

  • Must be non-partisan and shall not hold elective office.

 
 Terms: Three years; one year for STAR representative.
 
Meetings: Quarterly (Sept., Nov., Feb., May).
 
County Staff Contact: Pamela Roebuck; proebuck@scgov.net

  


Current Members – 2 Vacant Positions

 

Sara Barnett, Vice Chair

Term Expires: 5/31/2019

Email: Sara.Barnett@sarasotaadvisory.net

 

Mary Byrd

Term Expires: 5/31/2019

Email: Mary.Byrd@sarasotaadvisory.net

 

Deanie Erb

Term Expires: 5/31/2020

Email: Deanie.Erb@sarasotaadvisory.net

 

William Kegel, Secretary

Term Expires: 5/31/2019

Email: William.Kegel@sarasotaadvisory.net

 

Christina Pitchford

Term Expires: 5/31/2020

Email: Christina.Pitchford@sarasotaadvisory.net

 

Elaine D. Surma

Term Expires: 5/31/2020

Email: Elaine.Surma@sarasotaadvisory.net

 

Jessica Trimmer

Term Expires: 5/31/2021

Email: Jessica.Trimmer@sarasotaadvisory.net

 

David Turner, Chair

Term Expires: 5/31/2021

Email: David.Turner@sarasotaadvisory.net