Sarasota News Leader

05/09/2014

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Waiving fees for the Suncoast Offshore Super Boat Grand Prix Festival this summer, extend- ing a grant agreement with the Florida House Institute, accepting a new conservation ease- ment on Siesta Key and formally approving more money for an east county paving con- tract. They were all part of the action the Sarasota County Commission took when it unanimously approved most of its May 6 con- sent agenda items. No comments were offered on any of the items. SUPER BOAT GRAND PRIX At the request of Suncoast Charities for Children Inc., a nonprofit corporation that serves children with special needs and their families, the County Commission waived $3,500 in fees for the 2014 Super Boat Grand Prix Festival. Events are scheduled from June 28 to July 6. The organization uses net proceeds from the festival to construct and maintain facilities The Florida House has a cistern for water conservation. Image courtesy of the Florida House Institute IN OTHER BUSINESS … SUNCOAST CHARITIES' FEE WAIVER, A GRANT EXTENSION FOR THE FLORIDA HOUSE INSTITUTE, A SIESTA CONSERVATION EASEMENT AND A ROAD REPAIR PROJECT ALL WIN COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVAL By Rachel Brown Hackney Editor

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