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Sarasota News Leader August 9 & 16, 2013 Page 100 Siesta Seen be added. That work would necessitate the "It's a bit of a mess at Shell Road, with people removal of vegetation, including some estab- parking in all kinds of places," Patterson said lished mangroves, he pointed out. during the Commission Reports part of the July 9 meeting. However, to add up to 10 or 15 In the past, Harriott continued, property extra spaces, as Harriott had indicated, would owners along the north side of the road had be a "pretty substantial capital improvement," opposed any parking on that side. "To minshe pointed out, "and I don't know when we imize needed improvements, clearing along would be able to address it." the north right-of-way line could be done to provide a wider grass parking area," Harri- At residents' requests, she said, she had driven ott wrote. "This would allow vehicles to park down North Shell Road several times recently more on the shoulder of the roadway and to assess the situation herself. open the travel lanes of North Shell Road for emergency access and general traffic "I'm unwilling to do what a number of residents would like," she pointed out, which circulations." Few parking spaces are available at Beach Access 1 on North Shell Road. Photo by Rachel Hackney`v

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