Construction of the much anticipated St. Armands Parking Garage will begin the week of April 23rd at the current site of the public surface lot, located at 73 N. Adams Drive, adjacent to Sarasota County Fire Department Station 3. To accommodate construction of the garage, the surface lot will close
04/19/2018 4:21 PM
Westbound 10th Street, between Central Avenue and Cocoanut Avenue, will be temporarily closed to all traffic starting Monday, April 23 while a significant environmental infrastructure improvement project is underway.
04/18/2018 4:30 PM
Bobby Jones Golf Club, Sarasota’s historic municipal golf course, will host the 47th Annual Men’s City Championship the weekends of April 28-29 and May 5-6. This competitive event is open to any amateur male golfer.
04/16/2018 3:49 PM
The Community Canopy program, which gives away free trees to help expand the urban canopy while reducing energy bills, will return to the City of Sarasota Monday, April 23. In partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation, the City will provide 235 trees to residents at no cost.
04/16/2018 9:04 AM
The public is invited to an Earth Day celebration April 20 in downtown Sarasota, featuring music, food for purchase, prizes, a tiny home to tour, and a wealth of information on how individuals can help the planet.
04/11/2018 9:46 AM
To celebrate the newly constructed soccer field at Eastwood Park a grand opening ceremony will be held Thursday, April 12 at 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the park, 422 N. Cornelius Circle.
04/10/2018 4:09 PM
Bobby Jones Golf Club, Sarasota’s historic municipal golf course, will host the 23rd Annual Men’s Senior City Championship the weekend of April 14-15. This competitive event is open to any amateur male golfer who will be at least 50 years of age by tournament time.
03/23/2018 3:55 PM
Robert L. Taylor Community Complex, 1845 John Rivers Street (formerly 34th Street), will be closed for maintenance Friday, March 16 and Saturday, March 17. The popular regional recreation facility will reopen Monday, March 19 at 6 a.m. with regular hours.
03/13/2018 1:58 PM
The final draft of the Form-Based Code and preliminary Straight Translation Analysis Map are available for review on the City of Sarasota website: https://www.sarasotafl.gov/government/urban-design-studio
03/12/2018 12:27 PM
The 5th annual “Lose Big, Win Bigger” fitness challenge to help promote healthy lifestyles will kick off Wednesday, February 28 at the Robert L. Taylor Community Complex, 1845 John Rivers Street (formerly 34th Street).
02/16/2018 3:00 PM
City Manager Tom Barwin will be a guest speaker during the Suncoast Climate Change Symposium: “Climate in Crisis” on Tuesday, April 17 from 5 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium, 801 N. Tamiami Trail.
02/14/2018 11:46 AM
City of Sarasota administrative offices will be closed Monday, February 19 in observance of Presidents Day. Garbage, recycling and yard waste pickup will continue as regularly scheduled.
02/12/2018 2:39 PM
The City of Sarasota has launched a crisp, redesigned website with an emphasis on mobility, search options, and streamlining information. With the sharp new look, comes a new url: SarasotaFL.Gov (No need to type “www” -- just SarasotaFL.Gov)
02/09/2018 3:36 PM
Sarasota, FL: The City of Sarasota has been named a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation for the 32nd year in a row. The 2017 Tree City USA award recognizes the City’s commitment to maintaining and expanding a healthy tree canopy in Sarasota.
01/30/2018 8:45 AM
Commissioner Ahearn-Koch graduates from Florida League of Cities’ Institute for Elected Municipal Officials
Sarasota, FL: City of Sarasota At-Large Commissioner Jen Ahearn-Koch recently graduated from the Florida League of Cities’ Institute for Elected Municipal Officials.
01/25/2018 8:06 AM
Sarasota, FL: Beginning in February, the City of Sarasota’s Purchasing Division will offer a series of no cost, educational courses for vendors, providing helpful tips for doing business with local municipalities.
01/22/2018 3:00 PM
Sarasota, FL: Fredd Atkins Park, located at the corner of U.S. 301 and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way, will reopen Saturday, January 20 after being closed for redesign to an open park setting.
01/19/2018 10:50 AM
Sarasota, FL: Lido Pool, 400 Benjamin Franklin Drive, will be closed Thursday, January 18 and Friday, January 19 due to anticipated cold weather.
01/17/2018 12:00 PM
Sarasota, FL: Demonstration parking meters will be on display and available for public review and testing on Friday, January 12 starting at 4 p.m. and Saturday, January 13 at 11 a.m. on St. Armands Circle. The display will be located at the Seven Virtues statues along John Ringling Boulevard across
01/11/2018 12:00 PM
Sarasota, FL: The City of Sarasota, in partnership with Florida Power & Light, recently added three new electric vehicle charging ports and updated seven existing ports in parking garages and surface lots around the City.
01/09/2018 9:35 AM