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Protests aplenty aired over proposal for 170-room, eight-story hotel on edge of Siesta Village

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com Close to the end of a nearly two-and-a-half-hour Neighborhood Workshop on a proposed 170-room hotel on the edge of Siesta Village, the president of the Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations (CONA) summed up the Read More

Planning Commission votes 8-1 to recommend County Commission amend Siesta Key zoning regulations to allow flexibility with commercial structures’ street setbacks

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com    Eight of nine Sarasota County Planning Commission members have agreed that developers should have the flexibility to construct buildings taller than 35 feet as close as 2 feet to the sidewalk in three commercial Read More

County Commission asks for draft amendment to Siesta zoning regulations that would lower setback requirements for commercial buildings, including hotels

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By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com           A June 12 vote by the Sarasota County Board of Zoning Appeals has prompted not only legal action but also a proposal for an amendment to the county’s Zoning Code that governs all of Read More

County Commission splits on vote allowing two privately initiated Comprehensive Plan amendments to be considered outside the normal cycle

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com The crux of the matter was the process, a Sarasota County staff member and the past chair of the County Commission explained during the board’s regular meeting on Jan. 10, and that was exactly what Read More