A 48-inch diameter pipe ruptured at the Utilities campus on 12th Street around 9 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 20 during the rainstorm, releasing an estimated 900,000 gallons of wastewater on site. Some of the wastewater entered into the stormwater system discharging into Sarasota Bay.
12/21/2018 11:12 AM
UPDATE: School Avenue between Ringling Boulevard and Novus Street will remain temporarily closed to traffic until Friday, January 18, 2019. The temporary closure is being extended due to inclement weather and holiday closures of concrete and asphalt companies.
12/20/2018 9:00 AM
City administration offices will be closed Monday, Dec. 24, and Tuesday, Dec. 25, in observance of Christmas and Tuesday, Jan. 1, for New Year’s Day.
12/17/2018 8:31 AM
The 11th Annual “Reindeer Games” will be held at the City’s historic municipal golf course, Bobby Jones Golf Club, 1000 Circus Blvd, on Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25.
12/13/2018 9:11 AM
The community is invited to learn about the Lemon Avenue Streetscape project during an open house with City of Sarasota staff Monday, Dec.17 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the SRQ Media Studio in the City Hall Annex, 1565 First Street.
12/05/2018 9:28 AM
The 10th Annual ‘Turkey Shoot’ will be held at the City’s historic municipal golf course, Bobby Jones Golf Club, 1000 Circus Blvd, on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22.
11/15/2018 3:00 PM
City of Sarasota administrative offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22, and Friday, Nov. 23, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Offices will reopen Monday, Nov. 26.
11/15/2018 8:22 AM
Sweeten up the holiday season with the City of Sarasota Parks and Recreation Department by building and decorating a gingerbread house at a special holiday program next month.
11/08/2018 3:29 PM
Crews have begun staging equipment at Lido Beach in preparation for an emergency renourishment project that is scheduled to begin as early as this weekend.
11/07/2018 8:52 AM
The City of Sarasota, in conjunction with the Sarasota Patriotic Observance Committee, will host its annual Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 11.
11/02/2018 2:07 PM
City administrative offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 12, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday.
11/02/2018 2:04 PM
4th Annual Men’s Senior Better Ball Championship to be held Nov 17 & 18; Deadline to register Nov. 12
The 4th Annual Men’s Senior Better Ball Championship will be held Saturday and Sunday, November 17 and 18 at Bobby Jones Golf Club, 1000 Circus Boulevard.
10/31/2018 9:39 AM
A small portion of Main Street will be closed to traffic and pedestrians for about 12 hours beginning Sunday morning for the creation of a new pedestrian crosswalk art project.
10/26/2018 1:32 PM
The City of Sarasota, in partnership with Sarasota County and Commuter Services’ Florida Department of Transportation District One Program, will host a free Mobility Day on Thursday, Nov. 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Lemon Avenue Mall, located at the corner of First Street and North Lemon Aven
10/25/2018 10:03 AM
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