The DeSoto County Board of County Commissioners along with the DeSoto County Department of Emergency Management has scheduled a planning session for the Local Mitigation Strategy Working Group. This planning session is open to the public and... Read More.
The Board of County Commissioners of DeSoto County, Florida will consider the adoption of an ordinance at its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at 6:30 PM or as soon thereafter as it may be... Read More.
DeSoto County Government - OPEN to the public and any interested parties -The DeSoto County Board of County Commissioners along with the DeSoto County Department of Emergency Management has scheduled... Read More.
CHARLOTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ON TUESDAY APPROVED AN ORDINANCE SUSPENDING IMPACT FEES FOR LIBRARY, PARK, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIRE, AND PUBLIC BUILDING FEE CATEGORIES FOR A YEAR. THE SUSPENSION IS FOR BOTH RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION. THE ONLY IMPACT FEE CATEGORY STILL IN EFFECT IS FOR... Read More.
SARASOTA COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ON TUESDAY UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED A CONTRACT FOR FORMER NORTH PORT POLICE CHIEF TERRY LEWIS TO BE THEIR INTERIM COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR. LEWIS WILL MAKE OVER $550.00 A DAY FOR THE FOUR-TO-SIX MONTHS HE WILL SERVE WHILE THE COUNTY UNDERTAKES A NATIONAL SEARCH... Read More.
SARASOTA COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ON WEDNESDAY VOTED UNANIMOUSLY TO KEEP THEIR PROPOSED DISTRICT BOUNDARIES, WHICH IN ESSENCE KEEPS THINGS THEY WAY THEY HAVE BEEN. DESPITE A TUESDAY WHERE EVERYONE WHO STEPPED TO THE DAIS IN VENICE WAS AGAINST THE BOUNDARIES, COMMISSIONERS FELT THE MAP WAS... Read More.
SARASOTA COUNTY COMMISSIONERS HAVE ACCEPTED THE RESIGNATION OF COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR JIM LEY IN A 4-1 VOTE THIS MORNING. COMMISSIONER JOE BARBETTA WAS THE LONE DISSENTER. BARBETTA SAID THE FIRST THING THAT NEEDS TO BE DONE IS TO RESTORE THE PUBLIC’S TRUST AND CONFIDENCE,... Read More.
SARASOTA COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ON WEDNESDAY CONDUCTED THE FIRST OF TWO PUBLIC HEARINGS ON HOW TO DEAL WITH SO CALLED PILL MILLS IN THE COUNTY. COMMISSIONERS WILL SOON LOOK INTO WHETHER RECENTLY PASSED STATE LEGISLATION REGULATING PAIN MANAGEMENT CLINICS WILL BE SUFFICIENT, OR THEY MAY... Read More.
ENGLEWOOD FIRE CONTROL DISTRICT COMMISSIONERS VOTED WEDNESDAY TO DROP A CONTROVERSIAL DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN THAT WOULD HAVE GIVEN FIREFIGHTERS THEIR THIRD PENSION INCREASE IN AS MANY YEARS. OVER FIFTY RESIDENTS SHOWED UP AT THE MEETING IN ROTONDA WEST, WITH MOST THERE TO VOICE... Read More.
NORTH PORT CITY COMMISSIONERS VOTED 4-1 FRIDAY TO CONTINUE TO PURSUE THE PURCHASE OF WARM MINERAL SPRINGS WITH SARASOTA COUNTY. AN EMERGENCY MEETING WAS CALLED BY NEWLY ELECTED COMMISSIONER LINDA YATES, WHO FEELS THE CITY NEEDS TO STAY OUT OF THE PRIVATE SECTOR WHEN... Read More.