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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

  • Facilitate a community-based effort to help identify creative solutions to housing affordability.
  • Advance the development of high-priority county projects including the Sheriff’s Office Administrative Headquarters and Support Services Center, South County Courts/R.L. Anderson Building Remodel and the Central Energy Plant.
  • Develop a strategy to support small business retention and expansion.
  • Support a community-based effort to create solutions to reduce adult homelessness.
  • Support negotiations for the acquisition of the Orange Hammock property.
  • Create a Unified Development Code (UDC) that updates the land development and zoning regulations.
  • Develop a report detailing operations, practices and standards used by the Office of Business and Economic Development and the Economic Development Corporation to pursue economic development related careers and recommend economic development performance measures.
  • Review incentive program and confirm target industries with the Economic Development Corporation.
  • Pursue funding options for the development of the north extension and south connector of The Legacy Trail.
  • Prioritize, plan and identify funding for infrastructure improvements.

 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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