Sarasota County is a beautiful community that has preserved natural assets.

Sarasota County has world-class amenities and robust, diverse business opportunities.

Sarasota County is a great place to live with easy movement through mobility options and a strong sense of community.


Link to monthly updates on Actions and Key Performance Measures related to each of the five goals identified in the County’s Strategic Plan.

Strategic Planning

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Exceptional County Services Aligned with Resources

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High-Performing County Team

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World-Class Quality of Life Amenities

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Great Place to Live

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Robust, Growing Business Opportunities

Board Policy Agenda

Top Priorities

  • Water Quality
  • Jail Facility and Population
  • Capital Projects: Review and Priority
  • Bayfront Plan: Direction and Actions
  • County Economic Development Policy Incentives
  • Major Conference Center/Multi-Use Facility

High Priorities

  • Beach Nourishment/Stabilization
  • EDC: Evaluation and Direction
  • Visit Sarasota: Evaluation and Direction
  • Parks Master Plan Review
  • Innovation Station: Update Report