Sarasota News Leader

04/04/2014

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CONTENTS Vol. 2, No. 29 — April 4, 2014 NO ZOMBIES INCLUDED 'THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGIN' ' NEWS & COMMENTARY NO ZOMBIES INCLUDED 9 With residents wrangling over the homeless shelter project, the City and County commissions agree to add a third site to the potential location list — Roger Drouin 'THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGIN' ' 17 Two department chiefs lose their jobs as the administrator begins to put his own stamp on Sarasota County government — Rachel Brown Hackney ROOFTOP DINING IDEA SCRAPPED 24 Biter's 10-story downtown building plans expand, and each resident in the new Q condos will have his own deed — Stan Zimmerman FRUITVILLE INITIATIVE UPDATE 28 Residents hear about plans for 2,000 residential units, 1.2 million square feet of Major Employment Center offices and light industrial space, and 640,000 square feet of commercial area — Roger Drouin A DEBATE YET TO BEGIN 35 The City and County commissions accept a committee report on extending the Downtown Sarasota Community Redevelopment Agency but put off decisions until April 22 — Stan Zimmerman FUNDING GOES ONLY SO FAR 39 The county commissioners agree to an extra $4.1 million for capital projects for the next five fiscal years but voice frustrations over unfunded needs — Rachel Brown Hackney TROLLEY TIME! 46 New Sarasota County bus service to Siesta Key, 'dressed' as a trolley, will begin July 12 and run approximately every 20 minutes — Rachel Brown Hackney TABLE OF CONTENTS Click Any Headline To Go Directly To That Article PHOTO CREDITS Front cover: Day's End - Norman Schimmel Sarasota Leisure: Village Fanfare - Rachel Brown Hackney

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