Month: February 2018

County commissioner affirms opposition to tall commercial buildings 2 feet from Siesta Key streets

By Rachel Brown Hackney    Pressed by two people this week opposed to an initiative calling for shorter street setbacks for new commercial buildings on Siesta Key, Sarasota County Commissioner Alan Maio expanded upon a comment he made during Read More

County commissioners direct staff to simplify process for residents to install sandbags to protect homes from severe shoreline erosion

By Rachel Brown Hackney    First, they made it clear to staff that they want the process to be easier for the public. Then the Sarasota County commissioners continued until April 10 a public hearing on an amendment to Read More