Tag: big pass dredging

SKA cites 15 issues it says must be resolved before dredging of Big Pass can begin

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com By June 4, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) had all the required pre-construction documents for the Lido Key Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project, the SNL learned. Therefore, department staff members figuratively “started Read More

Dredging of Big Pass

City of Sarasota’s Development Services director contradicts key Siesta Key Association assertion in Circuit Court case seeking to prevent dredging of Big Pass By Rachel Brown HackneySarasotaNewsLeader.com The director of the City of Sarasota’s Development Services Department testified in the Read More

Circuit Court judge in Siesta Key Association’s Big Pass case seeking to move up date of summer hearing

By Rachel Brown HackneySarasotaNewsLeader.com The Siesta Key Association (SKA) has asked a 12th Judicial Circuit Court judge to accelerate the timeline for a hearing on the complaint the SKA filed in the court in March 2017 to try to prevent Read More

Save Our Siesta Sand 2 prepared for review of thousands of Army Corps of Engineers documents as next step in federal lawsuit to try to stop dredging of Big Pass

By Rachel Brown HackneySarasotaNewsLeader.com A Siesta Key nonprofit has been awaiting what its leaders believe will be thousands of documents from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which they and their subject matter experts will have to review as they Read More