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Town commissioners approve urban planning questions

Town commissioners approve urban planning questions

Longboat Key, Florida - There have been plenty of questions about the questions, but they have finally been approved. Commissioners for the Town of Longboat Key have approved a list of questions to send to the Urban Land Institute.

The Town is contracting with ULI to provide help in long-range planning. Representatives with ULI will come to the area in October. The ULI consultants will use the questions to help define their mission.

To see the list of questions click here.

 

Budget season for Town of Longboat Key

Budget season for Town of Longboat Key

Longboat Key, Florida - Town Manager Dave Bullock outlined to commissioners this week a series of challenges for the 2013/2014 budget including a drop in revenues.

During a power point presentation Bullock detailed his desire to cut more than $285,000 from the budget to make up for a drop of revenues and increased costs.

Despite the cuts, Bullock indicates he'd like to maintain service levels to the public.

Results of Sarasota City Commission election

Results of Sarasota City Commission election

Sarasota, Florida -- The results are in.

Mayor Suzanne Atwell and Susan Chapman have been elected to the Sarasota City Commission. 

Buchanan holds Holmes Beach listening session

Buchanan holds Holmes Beach listening session

Sarasota, Florida -- Congressman Vern Buchanan will hold a listening session on jobs, spending and the economy in Holmes Beach. 

The session will take place on May 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Holmes Beach City Hall chambers, 5801 Marina Drives. 

To RSVP contact the Congressman's District Office at 941-747-9081.

Voters can track absentee ballots online

Voters can track absentee ballots online

Sarasota, Florida -- Voters in the May 14, 2013 City of Sarasota Second (runoff) Election who choose to vote by mail (absentee) may track their ballots online from the time they request the ballot until the voted ballot safely reaches the Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections’ office.

Telephone Town Hall

Telephone Town Hall

North Port, Florida -- A Telephone Town Hall meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2013 and will offer local residents of Sarasota County’s largest city the opportunity to directly communicate with Vice Mayor Jim Blucher without leaving their homes.

Buchannan holds Englewood listening session

Buchannan holds Englewood listening session

Sarasota, Florida --Congressman Vern Buchanan announced today that he will hold a listening session on jobs, spending and the economy in Englewood on April 20.

It will be an Englewood listentnig session at the Englewood Sports Complex Conference Room at 1300 South River Road.

To RSVP, please contact the Congressman’s District Office at 941-951-6643.