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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 Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources has earned accreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA), joining only 22 other agencies in Florida to earn the same honor.
As a precaution, Sarasota County health officials have issued a "No Swim" advisory for the following beaches: • Venice Pier Beach • North Jetty Beach
Circle Oct. 13 on your calendars so you don't miss the chance to get great plants and advice for your landscape and to learn how Sarasota County Extension can help you.
A "No Swim" advisory issued Thursday, August 23rd. for Siesta Beach has been lifted. Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County officials received testing results today that were at a satisfactory level meeting.
Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner is reminding voters that early voting for the Aug. 28 primary election will end Saturday, Aug. 25.
08/21/2018 9:50 AM
Early voting for the August 28 primary election will begin on Saturday, August 18 and continue through Saturday, August 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily, Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner announced today.
As a precaution, Sarasota County health officials have issued a "No Swim" advisory for the following beach: • Ringling Causeway The amount of enterococcus bacteria found during water quality testing on Thursday, August 9 was outside acceptable limits.
People spend more time at work than anywhere else and decisions and habits reinforced in a healthy worksite can transcend into other aspects of life.
Sarasota County is inviting the community to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Selby Library during a special event starting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4.
Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT), Florida's statewide youth-led movement to combat the tobacco industry, announced the names of its new Youth Advocacy Board members. Sachit Gali, a student at Pine View School, was named as a member of the SWAT Youth Advocacy Board for a second year.
Sample ballots for the August 28 primary election are now available online, Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner announced today.
07/17/2018 4:00 PM
Sarasota County recently earned the national Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).
Now that hurricane season has arrived, should the area be threatened by a tropical storm or hurricane, Sarasota County Government will suspend publication of its regular e-newsletters and begin sharing important storm updates via a separate e-newsletter.
07/05/2018 11:15 AM
As summer approaches and trips to the beach become more frequent, Sarasota County is reminding all visitors and residents to keep light out of sight during sea turtle nesting season.
Beach University, the free environmental education program, continues at Siesta Beach through December. Held on the first Saturday of each month, classes cover a variety of environmental topics and provide hands-on opportunities to learn from instructors for how to best care for the ecology.
Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda and Fruitville libraries have become the fifth and sixth Sarasota County libraries to receive a Hearing Loop, which is an assistive listening system that transmits sounds directly into hearing aids or implants, resulting in an enhanced experience for audience member.