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Sarasota News Leader November 30, 2012 Page 36 resents the neighborhood closest to the right Then, with Robinson dissenting, they authoof way. rized the rebidding of the project. "I can do that, definitely," he replied. Robinson noted she previously had opposed the spoil island restoration effort. "So they're not surprised then when a yearand-a-half later, a project starts," Patterson "This thing really should have been done a added. couple of years ago," Patterson said, adding that at one point, the county had enough rev"Yes," Semenec told her. "I fully intend to meet enue to undertake several spoil island restowith them." rations. A meeting was not necessary, Patterson said; "The money's too tight to move forward [on he just needed to contact the association. other projects]," she said. "This one, I think, At the request of Chairwoman Christine Rob- people really do expect." inson, the board split the requested action "She's right on," Commissioner Jon Thaxton into two votes. First, the commissioners votagreed. ed unanimously to resolve the issue with the contractor, including making the proposed fi- The meeting was held during the last week of nal payment. Thaxton's term. % Enter To Win A New iPad When our "Likes" on Facebook reach 1,000, we will randomly select one of our subscribers to receive a new iPad. 1 Click here to Subscribe 2 Then Like Us On Facebook The contest concludes when The Sarasota News Leader achieves 1,000 "Likes" on Facebook, One winner will be selected at random from among subscribers. Only subscribers are eligible to win the iPad, regardless of having "Liked" our page on Facebook. Contest is open only to residents of Sarasota County. Selected winners must provide a valid Sarasota County street address to receive the iPad. Contest is void where prohibited by law.

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