Brown succeeds Tom Barwin, who will retire at the end of this month.
The meeting will take place Monday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m.
The next meeting is scheduled for Oct. 5 at 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.
With more than two candidates qualifying for District 2 and District 3, a first election for those seats will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 18.
'This Is An Incredible Time in History'
Jen Ahearn-Koch discusses the protests that have rocked America, how Sarasota city government should respond and whether we need to 'defund the police.'
Jennifer Ahearn-Koch has been named mayor and Shelli Freeland Eddie vice-mayor. Ahearn-Koch replaces outgoing mayor Liz Alpert.
A final vote will take place at the city commission's August meeting.
As the City of Sarasota grows, so does its public art collection.
At a public meeting on Wednesday, July 17, six artists will present their proposals for two huge new additions to Sarasota's public art collection.
Brittany Orlando, owner of Sip-N-Cycle Cruises, as well as Jason and Claire Kobza of Birmingham Pedal Tours, attended a Sarasota City Commission meeting on Monday, June 17, to discuss bringing their tours to downtown Sarasota.
The Sarasota City Commission on Thursday voted to approve a plan to redevelop 53 acres around the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.
City of Sarasota voters will choose this November whether to move City Commission elections to coincide with federal, state, county and district elections.
The Sarasota Tiger Bay Club is hosting a forum for candidates running for the two Sarasota City Commission at-large seats up for grabs in the city's March 14 elections.
The "3 Into 1" plan would see the Salvation Army drug and alcohol recovery campus on 10th Street repurposed into a 220-bed homeless shelter.
Susan Chapman won a hard-fought race. Now the real work begins.