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11/23/2012

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Sarasota News Leader er, vice chairman of the Coalition of City Neighborhood Asso- ciations, was named chairman of the Police Complaint Committee. Frank Soriano, exec- utive director of Uni- dos Now, also was ap- pointed to that board. November 23, 2012 Page 27 The complaint board reviews everything but has no authority. The policy board is about initiatives that an aggressive chief should be working on. Shannon Snyder City CommissionerSarasota Unidos Now is a relatively new organization working with Hispanic residents in the com- munity. The complaints committee meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Federal Building at Orange Avenue and Ring- ling Boulevard in Sarasota. The Independent Police Advisory Panel meets quarterly in City Hall on First Street in downtown Sarasota. some comments. City Commissioner Paul Caragiulo lob- bied to combine the two groups. However, other commissioners noted that a new po- lice chief is sched- uled to begin work in early January; they deferred the decision until she could offer "I am not willing to rip it out right now," said Mayor Suzanne Atwell. "I don't want to take away the mechanism that has put a spotlight on this problem," said Com- missioner Shannon Snyder. "The complaint board reviews everything but has no author- ity. The policy board is about initiatives that an aggressive chief should be working on." % Manuel R. Chepote, LUTCF Chepote Insurance Inc. • Allstate Agent 1300 Main Street • Sarasota, Florida (941) 366-0100 Serving Sarasota & Manatee Counties Auto • Home • Life • Renters • Motorcycles Flood • Business • Annuities • Financial Services Click for driving directions Click to watch the latest TV ad agents.allstate.com/manuel-r-chepote-sarasota-fl.html

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