Big Pass Hearing Delayed

The 12th Circuit Court hearing to review evidence in the 2-year old lawsuit the Siesta Key Association (SKA) filed against the City of Sarasota originally scheduled for July 19 by Judge McHugh has been delayed to July 23rd. The hearing will begin at 1 p.m. SKA is attempting to prevent removal of sand from Big Sarasota Pass to avert potential damage to the Siesta Key . The City of Sarasota must show why they have not complied with local ordinances. The full story


Our Legal challenge requires the City of Sarasota to comply with all City and County Ordinances applicable to coastal projects with environmental impacts, such as destruction of sea grasses. Our Petition for Mandamus will be Heard in the 12th Judicial Court and depositions are scheduled. In two prior occasions, on facts only, the Judge ruled in our favor. We have every reason to believe this Hearing will be successful.  Funding is crucial right now to complete SKA actions. With a starter $5000 Match from an SKA Member we can make it!  Please Help US Now!

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