Archive for December, 2016

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New county impact fees for seven types of services to go into effect April 1

December 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney With Chair Alan Maio having made the motion, the Sarasota County Commission voted 4-1 on Nov. 8 to implement new impact fees for seven different types of services at the 100% level, effective April 1, 2017. Commissioner Carolyn Mason was in the minority on the decision, which followed a public hearing that […]

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Siesta Key Round Up

Siesta Key Round Up

December 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com Mini golf course project on hold In the wake of a November neighborhood workshop, the proposal for a miniature golf course in Siesta Village is on hold, the attorney representing the couple behind the project has told SNL. “We’re still evaluating [our next steps],” Robert Lincoln said during a Nov. […]

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The Ties that Bind

The Ties that Bind

December 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

Familiar Bonds, Friendships, Holiday Pampering and More                       It’s the time of year for reflection, spending time with loved ones, Siesta Key vacations, reuniting with family, and taking time for YOU. During the holidays we’re finding more part-time residents making their way down, seeking solace and […]

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Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

December 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

So many families enjoying Siesta Key Beach…  There was a great turnout for the Siesta Key Crystal Classic! Great way to begin another holiday season. Photos by Sarasota Photography/ Jaye Clements.     

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Sheriff’s Report Oct. 19- Nov. 15, 2016

Sheriff’s Report Oct. 19- Nov. 15, 2016

December 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

There were a total of 22 crimes reported on the Key between 10/19-11/15/16               10/19/16 Burglary- Vehicle 600 Block Canal Rd. A man reported his Mercedes burglarized during the night. The car had been parked in his driveway. Three dollars cash and a Rolex watch were stolen from the […]

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Beauty & the beast

Arts on the Horizon

December 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Rodger Skidmore A young one visiting – or living with you? December is a wonderful month – a time to do for the young ones. And the best way to do that is to show them how much you care. Of course, how much they weigh is in direct correlation with how you show […]

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Cassia Cay residential development options win Planning Commission approval

December 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com One member did voice displeasure with the current owner’s seeking a fallback plan in the event the proposed sale of the property does not ensue. Nonetheless, the Sarasota County Planning Commission unanimously approved the rezoning of a 13.3-acre site on Little Sarasota Bay for a multi-family residential complex called Cassia […]

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