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SRQ Daily: County Commission Priorities Reflect Community Challenges

SRQ Daily: County Commission Priorities Reflect Community Challenges

The County Commission this week approved its strategic plan for 2023. It was developed at the annual retreat for the commission in December 2022. This plan is important as it sets the tone and focuses administration and staff’s timing on certain issues. Read More

SRQ Daily: County Commission Priorities Reflect Community Challenges

SRQ Daily: Partnerships are Important for Quality of Life

One of the most important recurring referendums in the county is the renewal of the Sarasota County surtax.  The partnerships and unification of our community behind this important revenue source was incredible and a bright light in our community, which can be divided...

Argus Impact – PGT Innovations Shows Support for Four Breast Cancer Non-Profits

Argus Impact – PGT Innovations Shows Support for Four Breast Cancer Non-Profits

PGT Innovations(NYSE: PGTI), a leading manufacturer of premium windows, doors, and garage doors, recently donated over $9,000 across four breast cancer non-profits. Earlier this year, PGT Innovations designed its own company-branded breast cancer awareness t-shirts that were available for employees to purchase during the month of October to help raise awareness and money for the non-profits.

SRQ Daily: County Commission Priorities Reflect Community Challenges

SRQ Daily: Preserving an Inclusive Legacy in the City of Sarasota

Voters spoke overwhelmingly in 2018 they wanted a more inclusive election of their City Commissioners. The Change the Date initiative was an unprecedented petition initiative campaign in Sarasota to increase voter turnout and the voice of minorities in elections. This...

SRQ Daily: County Commission Priorities Reflect Community Challenges

SRQ Daily: Attainable Housing Crisis Worsened by Ian Devastation

Our attainable housing situation was a crisis before COVID and before Hurricane Ian. The mass migration to Florida from COVID remote work opportunities, and now the Hurricane, has intensified our attainable housing crisis immensely. The entire county needs to pay...

SRQ Daily: County Commission Priorities Reflect Community Challenges

SRQ Daily: A Ringling Bridge Moment on Affordable Housing

The City of Sarasota is going through a process to change their seal and logo. Recently, six seal concepts came back to the commission all centered around the Ringling Bridge. This bridge has become a symbol of Sarasota. The exercise in choosing a seal should serve as...

SRQ Daily: County Commission Priorities Reflect Community Challenges

SRQ Daily: Schools shine, must address bottom quartile, grad rates

Florida District and School grades have been published by the Florida Department of Education for the 2021-2022 school year. We have great news and some areas that will need improvement, but overall, our teachers should be congratulated for their work and the...