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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.

The Office of Financial Management provides financial and resource management services in three key areas:

  • Budget and Support Services
  • Billing, Collections and Capital Assets
  • Procurement

Each of these groups has aligned their objectives to support the strategic goals of the County.

 FY19 Tentative Budget Graphic

Current Budget Documents

Property Tax Allocation Calculator

Enter your home's taxable value into our Property Tax Allocation Calculator to see how the amount you pay to the Sarasota County Taxing Authority is allocated among constitutional officers, the departments controlled by the Board of County Commissioners, and other functions.

Economic Update

Leading Economist Sean M. Snaith, Ph.D., director of the Institute for Economic Competitiveness, presents his economic forecast to the Sarasota County Commission on May 25, 2018.

  

PowerPoint: An Economic Forecast

Sean M. Snaith, Ph.D., Institute for Economic Competitiveness.

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Video: The Color of Money

Learn more about the County's revenue sources and their allowable uses.

 

 

Video: FY18 Budget Basics

Learn more about what's included in the County's FY18 Adopted Budget.

 

 

Video: The Budget Cycle

Learn more about the County's annual budget process.

 

GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

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For the 28th consecutive year, the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada has awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award to Sarasota County for its budget. To qualify for the budget award, the office had to satisfy nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation.