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Be Prepared for Hurricane Season

August 6, 2023 — For those who missed the August 3 SKA meeting, here is Ed McCrane’s, as always, excellent presentation on how to prepare for a hurricane. See Ed Read More >

Ideas on how to spend $201.5 million? Tell County before August 25

August 4, 2023 — According to the County website, “Sarasota County is a direct recipient of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)’s Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery Read More >

Enjoy Siesta Key July 4th fireworks – drive safely

July 4, 2023 — Siesta Key beach fireworks begin at dusk, approximately 8 pm and last to 9:30 pm at 948 Beach Road. Traffic will be heavy, especially as cars Read More >

Meet Dave Vozzolo

July 4, 2023 — Siesta Key resident, Dave Vozzolo, was the focus of the Community Spotlight feature in the July edition of the Siesta Sand. Dave is a long-time SKA Read More >

Report tagged dolphin sightings in canal

July 2, 2023 — A dolphin was spotted near Idlewild in the Grand Canal. The dolphin seemed friendly and playful towards people and had a tracker on one of its Read More >

June 19 public workshop re extended live music at Crescent Club

July 2, 2023 — All those providing comments at the June 19 Neighborhood Workshop were strongly opposed to the Special Exception proposed by the owners of the Crescent Club to Read More >

June 13 rally in Venice to oppose offshore fish farm

June 8, 2023 — The following information is provided by the Siesta Key Condominium Council. Press Conference to Oppose Fish Farm Permit Change WHEN:  Tuesday, June 13 at 11:30 am   WHERE: Maxine Read More >

Ocean Blvd./Higel Ave. Intersection on Siesta Key

Higel/Ocean intersection open with new mini roundabout

June 16, 2023 — The Higel Avenue/Ocean Boulevard intersection is now open with the new mini roundabout installed. Use caution as drivers become aware of the new traffic pattern. June Read More >

Do you use Siesta Key Tennis and Pickleball Courts? – Take this Survey

June 5, 2023 — According to the Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources website, the County is updating the existing pickleball and tennis court area at Siesta Beach, and Read More >

SKA June 1 Meeting features Dave Tomasko of Sarasota Bay Estuary Program

May 27, 2023 — Dave Tomasko, Executive Director of the Sarasota Bay Estuary Program (SBEP), is the featured speaker at SKA’s June 1 meeting. Dave has more than 30 years Read More >