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Mental Health Special Dependent District

2020-02-13T19:01:44-05:00February 13th, 2020|Homelessness, Local News|

According to the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors Research Institute, Florida ranks 49th out of 50 states in funding of mental health services.  Sarasota County wants your feedback on whether a referendum to fund the establishment of a local Mental Health Special Dependent District (MHSDD) through an increase in millage (Property [...]

Revised Selby Gardens Master Plan

2020-02-16T20:18:06-05:00February 3rd, 2020|Land Development|

SARASOTA, Fla., January 26, 2020 – Marie Selby Botanical Gardens today released details of a new compromise Master Site Plan, including a number of significant changes made to address concerns. After more than 40 hours of public input at hearings last fall and, more recently, at follow-up meetings with the community, three recurring concerns were voiced: [...]

Roundabouts reduce traffic fatalities

2020-02-03T09:25:49-05:00February 3rd, 2020|DSCA News, Transportation|

Carmel, IN's secret to reducing traffic fatalities? Roundabouts! Dive Brief: To get congestion, road safety and emissions issues under control, cities should consider installing roundabouts at intersections, Carmel, IN Mayor Jim Brainard told Smart Cities Dive last week. Since he took office in 1996, the city has installed more than 120 roundabouts, which Brainard said [...]