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

Planning

Open Houses on Sarasota Bayfront Redevelopment Set for Next Week

The Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization is hosting three open houses next week.

01/31/2018 By Staff

Planning

Bradenton Nonprofit Wants Public Input on Riverwalk Extension

Realize Bradenton is asking the public for ideas for a new public park set to be built as part of the eastward expansion of the Bradenton Riverwalk.

01/23/2018 By Staff

New hires

Engineering Firms Names New Senior Scientist

The global firm Stantec recently hired Ray Loraine in its Sarasota office.

01/11/2018 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

Infrastructure

Water Main Improvements Half-Completed

The City of Sarasota, Jon F. Swift Construction and Atkins Global have completed over half of a project to replace roughly 3.7 miles of water mains and other infrastructure.

12/22/2017 By staff

Planning

Effort to Extend Legacy Trail Moves Forward

The Trust for Public Land and Sarasota County announced the purchase of 2.7 miles of former railroad right-of-way to extend The Legacy Trail to downtown Sarasota.

12/21/2017 By staff

Construction

Manatee County Seeks Input on Proposed Planning Changes

Manatee County government is looking for input on proposed changes to its comprehensive plan and land development code.

12/19/2017 By staff

New hires

Sarasota Bayfront Planning Group Picks Managing Director

The Board of Directors of the Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization recently hired William Waddill.

12/15/2017 By staff

Energy

City Holding Community Meetings on Renewable Energy Pledge

The city's "Ready for 100" plan calls for the city to make its operations 100 percent renewable by 2030 and for the entire city to operate on renewable energy by 2045.

12/14/2017 By staff

New hires

Newtown Redevelopment Office Selects New Manager

Sarasota's Newtown Redevelopment Office recently hired DeAndrae Spradley.

12/12/2017 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

Construction

Bayfront Planning Organization Hits $2.1 Million Fundraising Goal

Nearly 60 donors have invested in a planning initiative to reimagine Sarasota's bayfront and many foundations also provided financial support.

11/29/2017 By staff

Appointments

Real Estate Agent Joins Downtown Advocacy Board

The Downtown Sarasota Alliance recently added Holly Sylvester to its board of directors.

11/28/2017 By staff

Construction

Intersection at Ringling Boulevard and Orange Avenue to Close Monday

Construction on a new roundabout there is expected to be completed by next May.

11/21/2017 By staff

Technology

New App Helps Drivers Find Parking Spots

Parker helps drivers find public parking spaces in downtown Sarasota and Southside Village, at Lido Beach and on St. Armands Circle.

11/15/2017 By staff

Planning

City Climate Change Plan Outlines Threatened Infrastructure

The report predicts that the local sea level will rise by between 6.4 inches and 2.4 feet by 2050.

11/13/2017 By staff

Planning

Sustainable Communities Workshop Returns

Registration is still open for Sarasota County's 12th annual Sustainable Communities Workshop.

11/13/2017 By staff

Planning

Grand Opening for Revamped Longboat Key Park Is Nov. 8

New Bayfront Park amenities and enhancements include a kayak launch; pickleball, shuffleboard and basketball courts; a children's area and playground; and more.

11/01/2017 By staff

Planning

City Wants Public Input on Parks and Recreation Priorities

Two public open houses this week are being held to receive community input on the city's social, cultural and recreational needs and priorities.

10/30/2017 By staff