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Sarasota County Commission

Redistricting map for Districts 1-5 in Sarasota County.
Sarasota County

Sarasota County Commissioners on Tuesday voted to move forward with a plan to redistrict local elections on a map that was drawn up by a former head of the local Republican Party.  But a legal response may be  on the horizon.

Mote Marine Laboratory

Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium’s planned facility is one step along in the approval process. The Sarasota County Commission has signed off on some of the terms to put a new aquarium in Nathan Benderson Park.

Mote Marine Laboratory

Mote Marine Laboratory is working with Sarasota County to lease, and eventually own, 27 acres of land for a new aquarium at Nathan Benderson Park. 

Libreshot

The Sarasota County Commission has rejected a preemptive ban on recreational marijuana because of an error found in the ordinance.