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09/28/12

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NO NEW THREATS A Google maps aerial image shows the area of North Casey Key Road SARASOTA COUNTY STAFF HAS HEARD NO MORE FROM CASEY KEY HOMEOWNERS WHO HAD VOWED TO BLOCK A WATERMAIN PROJECT ON NORTH CASEY KEY By Rachel Brown Hackney Editor With work under way on the construction of a new watermain line between south Siesta Key and north Casey Key, no more threats have been made by three Casey Key homeowners who voiced concerns in August about poten- tial property damage from the project, Saraso- ta County's Utilities Department program man- ager told The Sarasota News Leader Sept. 25. "We have not heard any more from them," Lori Ann Carroll said. In a Sept. 21 email to the County Commission, Carroll provided a project update, saying the drilling rig for the directional bore was on- site at The Pointe Condominium complex on south Siesta Key that day, in preparation for the horizontal drilling under Little Sarasota Bay. The drilling began Sept. 22, she told the News Leader. It was expected to continue for ap- proximately two weeks, including weekends, Carroll reported in the Sept. 21 email. In an Aug. 16 email to the County Commission, Carroll had reported that three Casey Key residents were threatening to block access to North Casey Key Road unless the contractor

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