Planning

Former County Commissioner to Lead Comprehensive Plan Discussion

Jon Thaxton will lead the discussion at the next meeting of the Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations.

04/03/2018 By Staff

Planning

Proposed Comprehensive Plan Changes to Be Discussed Monday

The president of Control Growth Now will discuss proposed changes to the county's comprehensive plan at the next meeting of the Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations.

03/06/2018 By Staff

Planning

Siesta Promenade to Be Discussed at Next Council of Neighborhood Associations Meeting

At its next meeting, the Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations is discussing Siesta Promenade and a new overall vision for the future of the county.

02/08/2018 By Staff

Data

U.S. Drops in 'Best Countries' Ranking

The United States dropped from seventh to eighth in the latest ranking of the world's top countries by U.S. News & World Report.

01/26/2018 By Staff

Leadership

Goodwill Offers Workshop on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

The free workshop is intended to help organizations identify and address harassment and discrimination in the workplace.

01/24/2018 By Staff

Politics

Housing and Urban Development Administrator to Speak in Sarasota

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Southeast Regional Administrator Denise Cleveland-Leggett will speak at The Argus Foundation's annual meeting.

01/02/2018 By staff

Construction

Renovations to Sarasota Jail Completed

Halfacre Construction Company recently completed renovations to the west jail facility for the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office.

12/18/2017 By staff

Planning

State Wants Input on Affordable Housing

Florida's Affordable Housing Workgroup is asking for public input on what the state can do to address affordable housing needs.

12/12/2017 By staff

Data

American Homelessness Up

The number of Americans who are homeless has increased for the first time in seven years.

12/07/2017 By staff

Networking

Neighborhood Groups Hold Holiday Potluck Party Next Week

The Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations is throwing its annual holiday potluck party at 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 11.

12/05/2017 By staff

Politics

U.S. House Passes Tax Cut Plan

The bill cuts the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 20 percent, eliminates the estate tax in 2024 and drops many personal deductions, among other things.

11/16/2017 By staff

Real Estate

Sarasota Attorney to Chair State Commission

Thomas Luzier will head Florida Real Estate Commission.

11/08/2017 By staff

Economy

Gov. Scott to Push for $180 Million in Tax Cuts

Amount is less than governor has sought in many of his previous years in office.

11/06/2017 By staff

Irma

Small Business Administration Offering Irma Disaster Loans

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering disaster loans to businesses, nonprofits and homeowners.

10/26/2017 By staff

Planning

Neighborhood Associations Group Holds Annual Celebration

The event will honor Gerry Swormstedt and will include food, door prizes and more.

10/24/2017 By staff

Politics

Vote-By-Mail Ballots Go Out in Florida House Special Election Primary

The Sarasota supervisor of elections last week began sending out vote-by-mail ballots for the Democratic primary election between Margaret Good and Ruta Jouniari.

10/23/2017 By staff

Politics

Sarasota Supervisor to Speak About Upcoming Elections

Ron Turner will discuss how local elections are managed during the next meeting of the Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations.

10/03/2017 By staff

Real estate

American Housing Starts Drop for Second Straight Month

The number of new American housing starts dropped by .8 percent between July and August after falling by 2.2 percent between June and July.

09/22/2017 By staff

Data

Incomes Up, Poverty Down in 2016

America's median household income grew by 3.2 percent between 2015 and 2016 and the percentage of those in poverty declined by .8 percent.

09/13/2017 By staff

Politics

Dates for Special Election to Replace State Rep. Alex Miller Set

Miller, R-Sarasota, recently resigned from the Florida Legislature after serving less than a year.

09/05/2017 By staff