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Siesta Key Meeting Highlights

May 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

Spring Break has not ended for some students; bicycle safety a new initiative for SKA; and more By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com During the April 7 Siesta Key Association meeting, Sgt. Jason Mruczek of the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office fielded a complaint about what a Siesta Isles resident described as “a pretty boisterous” group of […]

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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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Highlights from the Siesta Key Association Meeting

March 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

Egging incidents reported in one neighborhood; the Coast Guard issues a Notice to Mariners in advance of the dredging for the South Siesta Renourishment Project; and the SKA gets a new board member By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com With reports of Siesta homes having been egged over the last weekend in January, the Sarasota County […]

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Siesta Key Association Meeting Notes

February 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson Community Reports – Sheriff’s Office Since this was First Responder Appreciation Week, Sgt. Scott Osborne was acknowledged by SKA for his outstanding contribution to the community. Once again, Sgt. Osborne was pleased to report that there had been no real crime trends. A couple of Kayaks had been stolen at the south end of the […]

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Island Chatter SKA

Island Chatter SKA

January 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

SIESTA KEY ASSOCIATION MEETING, DECEMBER, 2014 By Diana Colson Community Reports – Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Scott Osborne was pleased to report that there were no real crime trends. He feels this was because the department practices Intelligence Led Policing (ILP). Says Sgt. Osborne: “Since 6 % of the population commits 60% of the crimes, we […]

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Island Chatter

Island Chatter

December 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

Siesta Key Association meeting notes By Diana Colson Community Reports: Sheriff’s Office: Deputy McGregor was pleased to report that it’s been a slow time for the Sheriff’s Office. Currently, there are no big crime trends. Michael Shay mentioned there had been complaints about exiting the new SK Beach parking lot area onto Beach Rd. People were making […]

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Island Chatter

Island Chatter

November 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Diana Colson Community Reports:  Code Enforcement: John Lally is still hard at work on illegal rentals.  Beach Improvements Update: Brad Gaubatz, AIA LEED AP,  Facilities Manager, Public Works – Capital Projects for Sarasota County The new parking lot at Siesta Key Public Beach is open. Now they are working on the west parking lots. The […]

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Island Chatter

October 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

Siesta Key Association meeting notes By Diana Colson COMMUNITY REPORTS: Sheriff’s Office— Sgt. Scott Osborne reported “Avenida De Mayo is a hot area: several parking citations have been issued. A question was posed to Sgt. Osborne regarding regulations pertaining to fishing on the beach. “People can legally stand and fish as long as they are […]

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Island Chatter

Island Chatter

July 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

SKA MEETING, JUNE 2014 By Diana Colson CALL TO ORDER, MAY MINUTES APPROVED COMMUNITY REPORTS:  Code Enforcement:  Sarasota County’s John Lally reported that 39 cases have been written up over the past 4 weeks. Most concerned banners, outdoor displays, etc. He said that illegal rentals were absolutely going crazy.  Repeated rental issues are being sent to a […]

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Lido and City of Sarasota fight Dredge and Fill … a time capsule

Lido and City of Sarasota fight Dredge and Fill … a time capsule

June 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Catherine Luckner, Siesta Key Association, VP In old newsprint, carefully archived at the History Center, the message was clear. Not long ago, and across the Big Pass waters, south Lido Park was born. It was 1967, Arvida Corporation sought permits for development of the southern tip of Lido Key. Arvida was most influential in […]

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Island Chatter

June 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

Siesta Key Association Meeting By Diana Colson  APRIL MINUTES: Approved as written. COMMUNITY REPORTS:  Code Enforcement: John Lally returned April 28. He read a list of code issues that had come up, mostly concerning remodeling without permits, short term rentals, convictions, and scheduled hearings. Regrettably, a Code Enforcement Officer who was investigating an illegal rental had been […]

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Three Groins in a Fountain

Three Groins in a Fountain

May 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

By Peter van Roekens You probably remember the film and lyrics of Three Coins in the Fountain each one seeking happiness. According to the Army Core of Engineers (COE) three groins are required on South Lido to retain the sand that the COE plans to place on Lido Beach. These groins will slow the erosion […]

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