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Sarasota County's annual report of the projects, programs and initiatives undertaken during the previous year, along with financial information to demonstrate the county's stewardship of taxpayer funds, is now available.
Sarasota County's general credit rating and the rating on its general obligation (GO) bonds, issued for the Legacy Trail Extension project, recently earned a "AAA" rating from both S&P Global Rating and Fitch Ratings, reflecting the county's continued financial stability and pragmatic practices.
04/02/2020 4:28 PM
The Department of Health in Sarasota County, Sarasota County Government along with Sarasota Memorial Hospital have decided to pause the COVID-19 Drive-Thru testing site located at Twin Lakes Park in Sarasota until Tuesday, March 31.
03/28/2020 3:10 PM
The Department of Health in Sarasota County, Sarasota County Government along with Sarasota Memorial Hospital have partnered to establish a COVID-19 appointment only drive-thru specimen collection site for symptomatic people who meet current CDC testing guidance.
03/26/2020 3:00 PM
On Monday, March 16, 2020, Governor Ron DeSantis directed the Department of Revenue (Department) to provide flexibility on tax due dates to assist those adversely affected by COVID-19. Today, Department of Revenue Executive Director Jim Zingale issued an emergency order to extend the final due date
03/26/2020 12:13 PM
In continued efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in our community, and in alignment with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, Sarasota County will close county operated public beaches at 6 a.m. Saturday, March 21.
03/19/2020 4:15 PM
Sarasota County Government has waived water service shut-offs through April 13 for non-payment of utilities bills, as part of the county's ongoing response to COVID-19
03/18/2020 4:15 PM
The Sarasota County Tax Collector serves 1,400 customers a day. In order to protect customers and staff from the spread of COVID-19 and follow the CDC guidelines, some in-person services are being restricted.
03/17/2020 2:30 PM
To help slow the spread of COVID-19 in our most vulnerable populations, Sarasota County will be canceling all events with anticipated attendance of 250 individuals or more at county facilities for the next 30 days beginning Friday, March 13.
03/12/2020 6:20 PM
The Sarasota County Health Department has established a COVID-19 call center for Sarasota County residents that believe they may have coronavirus (COVID-19).
03/12/2020 6:10 PM
Construction on the Myrtle Street improvement project phase 2B is set to begin Feb. 3.
01/31/2020 1:50 AM