County Awards Neighborhood Improvement Grants

The money will go toward projects focused on improving neighborhood character and environment.

By staff November 30, 2016

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The Sarasota County Commission

The Sarasota County Commission awarded nearly $40,000 in Neighborhood Initiative Grant Program funds last week. The money will go toward projects focused on improving the neighborhood's character and environment. The program requires neighborhoods to match at least 50 percent of project expenses.

The following neighborhoods and projects received grant funds:

  • Amaryllis Park: historical trolley tours narrated by local residents
  • The Arbors: upgrades to LED light fixtures
  • Devonshire Place: updated entry sign
  • Gulf Gate Garden Homes: updated entry signs
  • Myakka Valley Ranches: entryway updates including signage and landscaping
  • South Poinsettia Park: decorative street and stop signs
  • Talon Bay: aeration of retention ponds
  • Valencia Lakes: shoreline plantings in retention ponds
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