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06/21/2013

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CITY BRIEFS The City Commission is in session on June 17. Photo by Norman Schimmel LINDSEY EDGES ANTUNES FOR SARASOTA PLANNING BOARD SEAT; FORM-BASED CODE WORK APPROVED FOR THE CITY By Stan Zimmerman City Editor The Sarasota city commissioners restored an old hand to their Planning Board during their meeting on Monday, June 17. Bob Lindsey was their pick. It will be his third tour on the board, which advises the City Commission on planning decisions. New Urbanism — or a more walkable downtown environment. Lindsey received three of five commission votes to secure the position. Mayor Shannon Snyder and Commissioners Suzanne Atwell and Paul Caragiulo supported him, while Vice Mayor Willie Shaw and Commissioner Susan Lindsey, who has lived in Sarasota for 63 Chapman voted for Cathy Antunes, a 2010 years, is the scion of the family that formerly candidate for County Commission. owned The Sarasota Herald-Tribune. He is extremely well versed in downtown planning CITY OKS ZONING 'DESIGN STUDIO' issues, having served on the Planning Board A three-year effort begins next month to reduring the development of a downtown plan write the City of Sarasota's zoning code. It in the 1980s called RUDAT, and again in 2002 would replace the current code, which dates for the Andres Duany plan that focused on from 1974.

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