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Hundreds rally for Siesta Key Incorporation

Attend 2022 Town Hall Meeting with State Legislators

December 4, 2022 — 2022 Town Hall Meeting  Tuesday, December 6 – 6:00 to 8:00 pm Siesta Key Chapel, 4615 Gleason Avenue Hear from Members of our local State Delegation Read More >

Circuit Court judge allows lawsuit over two Siesta Key hotels to move forward; reaffirms denial of County’s motion to dismiss case

December 2, 2022 — On November 28, 12th Circuit Court Judge Stephen Walker again denied Sarasota County’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit over the County Commission’s approval of two hotels Read More >

North Midnight Pass Road resurfacing to begin Sunday night, December 4

December 2, 2022 — Beginning Sunday night December 4, 2022, FDOT will be resurfacing north Midnight Pass Road between Stickney Point Road and Shadow Lawn Way and begin erecting a Read More >

Dec 1 Planning Commission hearing on extending live music hours in Siesta Village

November 24, 2022 — Extending hours allowed for live music in Siesta Village will be considered at a Sarasota County Planning Commission hearing on December 1, beginning at 5 pm. Read More >

Siesta Key Hotel lawsuit update: Nov 30 hearing to clarify dismissal of Count 1 has been canceled

November 30, 2022 — This hearing has been canceled. See December 3 post for judge’s order: Circuit Court judge allows lawsuit over two Siesta Key hotels to move forward; reaffirms Read More >

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Sheriff’s annual Toy Drive begins Dec 1 to benefit Guardian Ad Litem program

November 20, 2022 — Please bring a new, unwrapped toy or gift card to the December 1 SKA meeting to be delivered to the Sheriff’s Office. The Sarasota Sheriff’s Office Read More >

Turtle Beach repair topic of December 1 SKA meeting

November 12, 2022 Sarasota County Staff will present information about the Turtle Beach repair project at the December 1 SKA meeting. According to the County, “The South Siesta Key Beach Read More >

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Mailing of “Straw Vote” ballots for Siesta Incorporation delayed

December 3, 2022 — Due to postal delays, mailing of “straw ballots” has been delayed about a week. The return date has been extended, please return by December 30th. November Read More >

Post Ian Recovery: Storm debris pickup for Siesta Key started October 16 – be aware of traffic, trucks, and tree branches

October 22, 2022 — The Sarasota County Hurricane Recovery website has a wide variety of information including FEMA assistance, solid waste pickup services, library status, and a list of agencies Read More >

Oral arguments in Promenade Avenue B and C stoplight lawsuit delayed until January 17, 2023

November 11, 2022 — Oral arguments regarding Dr. James Wallace’s standing to oppose the Stickney Point Road stoplight at Avenue B and C (required for the Promenade development) have been Read More >