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. 2012-092
Purpose: Assist the County Commission in the promulgation of rules, regulations, and policies relating to water and sewer, and provide recommendations.
Requirements: Ten members.
  • Nine At-Large members.
  • One Students Taking Active Roles (STAR) Government representative.
Term: Three years, staggered; one year for STAR representative.
Meetings: Bimonthly — beginning in January, third Thursday, 9 a.m., 1001 Sarasota Center Blvd.
County Staff Contact: Deborah Banks -

Current Members – 6 Vacant Positions

Jessica Heiny

Term Expires: 12/13/2019



Marian Pomeroy

Term Expires: 10/30/2018



Christopher Sharek

Term Expires: 3/30/2020



Frederick Sullivan 

Term Expires: 4/10/2021