Monthly Archives: August 2015

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President’s Message

2018-10-10T15:20:14-04:00August 17th, 2015|DSCA News|

Since our Annual Member Meeting in March 2015, the DSCA Board has been quite active.  We have had strong attendance and participation by the 13 Directors at our monthly Board meetings, including several condo member representatives and liaison partners attending each Board meeting.  This has enabled us to accomplish the following: The DSCA website has [...]

Safety Committee Update

2018-10-10T15:22:47-04:00August 17th, 2015|Safety|

The DSCA’s Operation Plan for 2015 establishes ad hoc committees to advance specific annual goals including community safety.  To that end, the Safety Committee was established to work in concert with the Sarasota Police Department (SPD) to foster programs that enhance the safety of downtown residents.  As this is the first of an ongoing series on citizen [...]

Greenspace Committee Update

2018-10-10T15:23:23-04:00August 17th, 2015|Greenspace|

DSCA helped to promote two meetings that were held by the Save Our Sarasota Trees (SOS-Trees) organization.  The first public meeting was held on June 17 at the Art Center Sarasota.  This meeting was initiated in response to reports of trees being removed from Links Park and other downtown locations.  This was an informative meeting open to [...]

Homeless Committee Update

2018-10-10T15:24:18-04:00August 17th, 2015|Homelessness|

On Apr. 20, 2015, DSCA President spoke before the City Commission in support of the City Manager Barwin 8-Point Plan on Chronic Homelessness.  We stated our support using excerpts from the Barwin report, “The report on Chronic Homelessness presented by City Manager Barwin at the Sarasota City Commission meeting on April 6, provided an extremely helpful survey of [...]

Transportation Committee Update

2018-10-10T15:24:55-04:00August 17th, 2015|Transportation|

On May 22, DSCA held a transportation Focus Group at the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce with representatives of the Sarasota-Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO).  The group reviewed and provided feedback on the MPO Long Range Transportation Plans, as well as prioritization of future projects. On Aug 3, several members of the DSCA Board attended [...]

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