Is your dog getting dressed up this Halloween? If so, plan to join the City's Parks and Recreation Department as it hosts a "Bark-O-Ween" dog costume contest Thursday, Oct. 25, at Arlington Paw Park, 2650 Waldemere St.
10/18/2018 1:26 PM
City of Sarasota residents, property owners and business owners interested in learning more about their local government are encouraged to register and participate in the upcoming Citizens’ Academy, an interactive, eight-week educational course. Most sessions will be held Thursday evenings from 5:30
10/18/2018 9:50 AM
Registration is now open for the 47th Annual Men’s Better Ball Championship, to be held Oct. 27-28 at the historic, City-owned Bobby Jones Golf Club.
10/02/2018 3:15 PM
A draft of the City of Sarasota’s new Form-Based Code has been completed and is now available for review on the City’s website, sarasotafl.gov.
10/02/2018 9:17 AM
The City of Sarasota is once again offering free trees to residents to help expand Sarasota’s urban canopy while reducing energy bills through its Community Canopy program.
09/24/2018 8:46 AM
Tennis players and other community members will have a chance to meet the new employees at Payne Park Tennis Center as the City of Sarasota prepares to take back the operations and maintenance of the center, along with four other Sarasota parks.
09/17/2018 8:47 AM
City of Sarasota releases first production of City Manager's personal emails that might constitute "public records"
The City of Sarasota’s outside legal counsel has not found evidence that City Manager Tom Barwin has engaged in any incidents, pattern or practice of transacting official city business through personal email thus far in the evaluation process.
09/10/2018 5:38 PM
The public is invited to celebrate the grand opening of the new Canine Club at Gillespie Park at 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10.
09/04/2018 8:52 AM
City of Sarasota residents who live along beaches and waterways that have been impacted by the red tide bloom can place any additional plastic bags from cleanup activities at the curb and have them collected by the Solid Waste Department on their regularly scheduled collection day.
08/23/2018 2:10 PM
City of Sarasota administrative offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 3, in observance of Labor Day.
08/21/2018 8:55 AM
A local State of Emergency was declared by the City of Sarasota on Wednesday due to the continued effects of red tide on our community, following similar declarations by Sarasota County and the state of Florida.
08/15/2018 11:18 AM
The City of Sarasota is testing a new digital kiosk that would allow residents and visitors downtown to browse local amenities and find their way around.
08/09/2018 2:02 PM
The American Course at Bobby Jones Golf Club, owned and operated by the City of Sarasota, will close temporarily for drainage improvements effective Monday, Aug. 13. The 18-hole course is expected to reopen by Dec. 1.
08/09/2018 8:38 AM
The City of Sarasota Purchasing Division was recently awarded the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award for 2018 from the National Procurement Institute. This professional achievement recognizes national best practices in the field of procurement annually.
08/01/2018 1:52 PM
Public Art installation scheduled for July 29; Portion of Orange Ave./Ringling Blvd. temporarily closed
To accommodate the installation of a new public art sculpture within the Orange Avenue/Ringling Boulevard roundabout, the northeast quadrant of the roundabout will be temporarily closed Sunday, July 29 from approximately 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. The road will reopen as soon as the installation is completed.
07/27/2018 10:59 AM
City officials are asking for the community’s help to more effectively engage the homeless population this summer through donations of bottled water
07/26/2018 8:59 AM
Bobby Jones Golf Club, Sarasota’s historic municipal golf course, will host local qualifying for the youth Drive, Chip & Putt Championship on Saturday, July 28, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Approximately 200 registered children ages 7-15 will demonstrate their golf skills with an opportunity to compete in
07/25/2018 2:21 PM
After extensive review of the proposed fiscal year 2018-19 budget, the City Commission set the preliminary operating millage rate at 3.2632 mills. A slight increase of .0904 mills, this additional new rate will generate $914,546 to offset new parks and recreation expenses. Compared to all Florida m
07/17/2018 2:53 PM
Following an incident at Art Ovation, Mayor Liz Alpert is expressing concern for the Sarasota community and supporting the conveyance of all reports of possible hate crimes to City Hall for review.
07/10/2018 4:09 PM
The third annual Bradenton/Sarasota 2-Man North South Championship golf tournament will be held July 14 at Bobby Jones Golf Club and July 15 at River Run Golf Links in Bradenton.
07/05/2018 1:59 PM