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lido beach renourishment

Judge puts Siesta Key Association challenge of Lido Renourishment Project on hold until after administrative hearing process has concluded, but city plans to withdraw from FDEP application

June 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com A 12th Judicial Circuit Court judge ruled in late April that it was premature for the Siesta Key Association (SKA) to seek a court remedy for what it alleges is a City of Sarasota violation of Sarasota County’s Comprehensive Plan related to the city’s proposal to dredge Big Sarasota Pass […]

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Siesta residents offer cautionary tale in citing the history of Midnight Pass

February 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com With the looming potential that Big Sarasota Pass will be dredged to renourish South Lido Key Beach, a past director of the Siesta Key Association (SKA) has pointed to the history of Siesta Key’s Midnight Pass as a cautionary tale. In December 1983, two property owners on the southern part […]

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Commissioner reaffirms commitment to protect Siesta Key from harm as Lido Renourishment Project looms

Commissioner reaffirms commitment to protect Siesta Key from harm as Lido Renourishment Project looms

February 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com Sarasota County Commissioner Alan Maio reassured about 40 people during the Jan. 17 Siesta Key Condominium Council meeting that he remains committed to protecting Siesta Key as the City of Sarasota and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) proceed with plans to dredge Big Sarasota Pass to renourish South […]

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Late December the time frame for state to announce whether it will issue permit for Lido project

November 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) has notified the City of Sarasota that its staff deemed the Lido Renourishment Project application to be complete as of Sept. 28. The state department’s deadline for issuing its notice of intended action is Dec. 27, according to information FDEP Project Manager Gregory […]

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No word yet on when federal agency will provide response to state’s last questions on Lido Renourishment Project

No word yet on when federal agency will provide response to state’s last questions on Lido Renourishment Project

March 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

In the meantime, Siesta Key Association vice president commends the work of multiple organizations in opposing plan to dredge Big Pass By Rachel Brown Hackney  SarasotaNewsLeader.com The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is still at work on its response to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s second request for information regarding the proposal to […]

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