Archive for November 22nd, 2017

Expense of Midnight Pass parking lot raises questions

Expense of Midnight Pass parking lot raises questions

November 22, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com Publishers Note: This property had the promise of adding close to 160 needed parking spots for this part of the Key. With the notation, the east end of the property is wetland and hammock, along with retaining the old SKUA building, the parking spots are now reduced to 50 plus. […]

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Judge agrees with City of Sarasota and Lido Key Residents Association in dispute over order of presentations and burden of proof in administrative law hearing

Judge agrees with City of Sarasota and Lido Key Residents Association in dispute over order of presentations and burden of proof in administrative law hearing

November 22, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com   About six weeks before the hearing was set to begin in the case, a Florida administrative law judge ruled that it would be up to the Siesta Key Association (SKA), Save Our Siesta Sand 2 (SOSS2) and the Florida Wildlife Federation (FWF) to prove their contention that the U.S. […]

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Parking solutions for the Village

Parking solutions for the Village

November 22, 2017 | Comments (0)

Guest Commentary I've seen many articles about the parking and traffic problems on Siesta. About a year ago I suggested a comprehensive parking and traffic plan for the village. Commissioner Al Maio encouraged me to work with Mark Smith and county staff to consult and formulate a plan. After many meetings and a lot of […]

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