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Shaw seeks to revote Lido lease

Shaw seeks to revote Lido lease

He said he wishes to “get it right.”

January 16, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Upset residents pack City Hall to watch Commission pass Lido Pavilion plan 4-1

Upset residents pack City Hall to watch Commission pass Lido Pavilion plan 4-1

“The community doesn’t want this and my boss is the community and they tell me they don’t want this,” said Commissioner Jen Ahearn Koch. Hagen Brody said he could not disagree more.

January 15, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Amid protest, Sarasota approves lease of Lido Beach Pavilion

Amid protest, Sarasota approves lease of Lido Beach Pavilion

“The community doesn’t want this and my boss is the community and they tell me they don’t want this,” said Koch. Commissioner Hagen Brody said he could not disagree more.with Koch.

December 31, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Will Lido Pool Plan take dive?

Will Lido Pool Plan take dive?

“It’s not like we are Clearwater Beach, which has a large commercial beachfront. We have a beautiful, quiet, family beach, which the tourists love and it sits next to a lot of residential neighborhoods who don’t want this.”

December 31, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota stalls Lido pool plan vote; opposition mounts

Sarasota stalls Lido pool plan vote; opposition mounts

“It is a total abdication of city government responsibility.”

November 14, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

City takes on Steube parking rights bill

City takes on Steube parking rights bill

“If this state law is placed into effect, this is a significant intervention with the city’s ability to self-manage as it deems necessary.”

November 14, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Lido Beach pavilion, pool plan dividing neighbors

Lido Beach pavilion, pool plan dividing neighbors

“It is time to rethink this Lido Beach Pavilion plan. It our duty to preserve these public assets for each generation to use and not to farm them out to a private developer.”

October 29, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota City Commission debates & defends Bayfront planning process

Sarasota City Commission debates & defends Bayfront planning process

Mayor Shelli Freeland Eddie made it clear that the City is in no way “beholden” to the SBPO board, and she added that the City had not been consulted approval sought in naming or electing members to its board.

October 9, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

$17.5 million the cost to remedy St. Armands Circle parking woes; City debates chances of taxpayers footing bill

$17.5 million the cost to remedy St. Armands Circle parking woes; City debates chances of taxpayers footing bill

‘I’m not dooming this to fail, because I know it’s already decided, but this has happened before downtown.’

October 9, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota, FDOT talks traffic, transportation plans on LBK

Sarasota, FDOT talks traffic, transportation plans on LBK

“My experience is wherever I have traveled in the country, when two lanes become one, I find traffic and congestion.”

April 9, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »