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 Sarasota County Commissioners



BCC Rules of Procedure - Exhibit A to R2016-189.pdfBCC Rules of Procedure - Exhibit A to R2016-189
FY17 Board Priorities.pdfFY17 Board Priorities
FY17 Quarter 1 Board Priorities Report.PDFFY17 Quarter 1 Board Priorities Report
FY17 Quater 2 Board Priorities Report.pdfFY17 Quater 2 Board Priorities Report
FY17-FY19 Major Initiatives.pdfFY17-FY19 Major Initiatives
Carolyn Mason Nora Patterson Christine Robinson Jon Thaxton

 Board Priorities


1. Secure partnerships and funding for adult homeless initiative.

2. Carry out public safety referendum.

3. Complete plan development of the north extension and south connector of The Legacy Trail.

4. Update land development regulations/zoning.

5. Facilitate a community-based effort to help identify creative solutions to address affordable housing.

6. Develop a funding strategy for River Road.

7. Open North Port joint library facility.

8. Implement a replacement plan for Venice Library.

9. Enhance the diversity in hiring plan.

10. Complete Comprehensive Plan update.

11. Host a successful 2017 World Rowing Championships event.

12. Develop a Parks, Preserves and Recreation Master Plan.

13. Increase public access on SCG preserves.

14. Complete the Comprehensive Operations Analysis (COA) of SCAT.

15. Upgrade emergency radio system.

FY17-FY19 Major Initiatives

 Commission District Maps

Commission District Boundary Map.pdfCommission District Boundary Map
District 1 Boundary Map.pdfDistrict 1 Boundary Map
District 2 Boundary Map.pdfDistrict 2 Boundary Map
District 3 Boundary Map.pdfDistrict 3 Boundary Map
District 4 Boundary Map.pdfDistrict 4 Boundary Map
District 5 Boundary Map.pdfDistrict 5 Boundary Map



Sarasota County incorporated in 1921 and adopted a Home Rule Charter in 1971 in accordance with the state constitution and Florida law. The Charter established a commission form of government with County Commissioners as the county's governing body. The county administrator is appointed and is responsible to the commissioners as the chief administrative officer for all administration and operations. County Commissioners also appoint a county attorney who serves as legal advisor to the Commission.

Individuals with disabilities needing assistance to participate in any of the County Commission proceedings should contact County Administration at least three (3) working days in advance of the meeting date and time at 941-861-5344.


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