Some Recent Posts that are no longer current events Please note that links in Old Posts are no longer updated and may be obsolete.
Effective 2020 There's a new, updated CITY of SARASOTA Important Phone Numbers brochure. City phone numbers have changed a lot, so print one out & toss your old, outdated brochure!
New EMERGENCY ALERT system for Sarasota County & City: Sarasota has replaced the old CodeRED system for emergency alerts. See AlertSarasotaCounty.com to sign yourself up for your custom selection of alert types and locations.
Thru July 10: Sarasota/Manatee MPO Metropolitan Planning Organization 2045 Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) public survey on Transportation Investment. To learn more and/or take the survey, see mympo.org/transformtomorrow. See also our Transportation Plans page for more details & links.
Upcoming (projected) sometime in 2020?? New perimeter security fencing for Sarasota High School campus. May2020 update from School District: "The board will allocate the funds for the fencing project on July 1. We will start design work sometime in late July." At the 2019 City Commission meeting, School District HAD presented timelines for project beginning in August 2019, with all phases completed in 2019 except actual construction planned for Jan-Aug 2020.
New Affordable Housing development to be built in Alta Vista? Stormwater Infrastructure to be compromised??? Sarasota County is selling off their parcel of vacant land at 899 School Ave a.k.a. Hatton Street, which includes the stormwater drainage canal. See Hatton St Affordable Housing pages for details. UPDATE: This issue is NOT moving forward at this time. This is NOT on the JULY 7 or 8 County Commission Meeting.
June 15, 1:30pm City Commission meeting (teleconference) Sarasota/Manatee MPO Metropolitan Planning Organization 2045 Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) is on agenda. See City webpage, Meetings, to view backup documents. See our Transportation Plans page for more details & links.
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