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Legal bills in Big Pass case approaching the $1 million mark

Legal bills in Big Pass case approaching the $1 million mark

February 27, 2018 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com    The City of Sarasota and two nonprofit organizations altogether have paid close to $1 million in legal fees as they have wrangled over the proposed dredging of Big Sarasota Pass to renourish a 1.6-mile stretch of South Lido Key Beach.    The city’s legal bills through December 2017 totaled […]

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County ‘bed tax’ revenue allocated to City of Sarasota expected to be needed this fiscal year for Lido Renourishment Project, city engineer tells county staff

County ‘bed tax’ revenue allocated to City of Sarasota expected to be needed this fiscal year for Lido Renourishment Project, city engineer tells county staff

December 31, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com Over a month before an administrative law hearing began on challenges to the project, City of Sarasota staff informed Sarasota County staff that the city hopes to use about $3.6 million it is due in Tourist Development Tax (TDT) revenue this fiscal year to help pay for the renourishment of […]

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