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County staff asked to hone proposal for public parking lot on South Midnight Pass Road and seek information about parking management consultants

November 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com   When it comes to a paid parking approach for Siesta Key Public Beach, the director of Sarasota County’s Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Department summed it up on Oct. 11: “It’s complex.”   In response to County Commission direction in July, Carolyn Brown reported to the board on the research staff […]

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Paid Parking

October 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Paid Parking Results from the Siesta Key Association survey On Aug. 4, the SKA emailed its latest survey to members. This one is in response to a July 11 County Commission discussion regarding the potential for charging people to park at Siesta Public Beach. Commissioners indicated a keen interest in using the resulting revenue to […]

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Paid Parking

September 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Siesta Key Association launches another survey    On Aug. 4, the SKA emailed its latest survey to members. This one is in response to a July 11 County Commission discussion regarding the potential for charging people to park at Siesta Public Beach. Commissioners indicated a keen interest in using the resulting revenue to boost mass […]

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Paid parking at Siesta Beach a potential solution to traffic congestion on the island, county commissioners agree

August 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com           Given continuing frustrations of residents and visitors trying to find parking spaces at Siesta Public Beach, the Sarasota County Commission directed staff to work on proposals, including charging a fee, whose revenue could be used to provide more mass transit options.         County Administrator Tom Harmer said staff would […]

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Up & Down the Trail

October 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

Paid parking — it’s back. Parking meters are coming back. Four years after the city of Sarasota’s last brief attempt to implement a paid parking plan downtown, the City Commission approved a plan to install meters on 468 parking spaces on Main Street, Palm Avenue and part of Ringling Boulevard. The meters will be installed […]

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