By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com Citing the dynamic shoreline and the impact the proposal would have on the dune system, the Sarasota County Commission unanimously denied a request by Siesta Key property owner Michael Holderness to construct a two-story-over-parking, single-family Read More
By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com A new controversy has erupted near Beach Access 2 on Siesta Key, near the intersection of Avenida Messina and North Beach Road, the SNL has learned. Siesta resident Mike Cosentino contended that Siesta resident and Read More
By Mike Holderness PUBLIC NOTICE: Is this “Environmentally Friendly and in Public’s Best Interest” or anENVIRONMENTAL DISASTER IN THE MAKING? You decide!
by Michael Holderness What is currently happening in Big Sarasota Pass and Lido Beach WITHOUT AUTHORITY the City, like thieves in the night, used a hydraulic cutter to chew through the ebb delta and destroy out county ‘Marine Park’, conservation Read More
Does it sound “SAFE”, during the height of nesting season, to use a hydraulic cutter to chew through the ebb delta and destroy Congressman Buchanan’s designated ‘Estuary of National Significance’ where endangered sea turtles are swimming? Pumping sand, without even Read More
By: Michael Holderness “Here’s my belief” Ted Sperling Public Park was purchased by Sarasota County in 1973 (after the public overwhelmingly voted; 95% of voters demanded the county acquiring the 150-acre park for public use. Sarasota County followed the wishes Read More
By Rachel Brown HackneySarasotaNewsLeader.com Close to three-and-a-half years after Siesta resident Mike Cosentino filed his lawsuit over the County Commission’s vacation of 373 feet of North Beach Road, Michael Holderness — who also owns property on the road segment — Read More