Month: August 2018

Looking Better — New Siesta Key Village maintenance approach aims to keep the area pristine

By Roger Drouin In Siesta Key Village, sometimes it ends up being cars vs. plants. “My biggest amazement is sheer number of things we’ve had to replace because people just run over them,” says Mark Smith, an architect and President Read More

Ramirez facing potential of paying nearly $40,000 in attorneys’ fees and costs after Circuit Court judge dismisses her civil complaint against Robert Waechter

By Rachel Brown Hackney Almost six years after the former chair of the Republican Party of Sarasota County used her identity to try to smear her reputation, Siesta Key resident Lourdes Ramirez says she has been victimized again. On Read More

Siesta Key Association questions FDEP’s intention to allow City of Sarasota to dredge New Pass without city’s having completed required inlet management plan

By Rachel Brown Hackney As this issue of Siesta Sand was being published, the engineer for the City of Sarasota was expecting the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) to issue its formal Notice to Proceed at any time Read More