Month: July 2020

SKA cites 15 issues it says must be resolved before dredging of Big Pass can begin

By Rachel Brown Hackney By June 4, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) had all the required pre-construction documents for the Lido Key Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project, the SNL learned. Therefore, department staff members figuratively “started Read More

County engineer plans another attempt to win County Commission approval of special assessments to help pay for long-term stabilization of North Casey Key Road

By Rachel Brown Hackney As Sarasota County Public Works Department staff labored in early June to repair a section of North Casey Key Road shattered by Tropical Storm Cristobal, County Engineer Spencer Anderson was considering another attempt to try Read More

The Tweet Life

Snowy plovers still making nesting attempts on Siesta Key In her June 7 update about the snowy plovers on Siesta Key, Kylie Wilson, coordinator of Audubon Florida’s Bird Monitoring & Stewardship program in the county, wrote about stormy conditions on Read More