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Sarasota News Leader February 22, 2013 Page 62 sion on March 19 regarding the disposition of Commissioners expressed reservations, sayspoils from the stormwater project. ing the stockpiled material would prove an eyesore. Eastwood replied that staff could During an Aug. 20, 2012 budget workshop, look into ways to screen it from public view. Eastwood explained that stockpiling on-site the material excavated for the stormwater Preisser told the News Leader Feb. 19 that project could save the county about $250,000 while Eastwood specifically will be providand prove less disruptive for Siesta Key resi- ing an update on that matter on March 19, he dents. About 10,000 cubic yards of that materi- expects commissioners will ask about other al could be used for the planned Siesta Beach aspects of the stormwater project. Park improvements, she pointed out. During the commissioners��� Feb. 8 budget Without use of that fill, she said, the county workshop, Commissioner Nora Patterson ��� probably would have to figure on about 1,500 who lives on Siesta Key ��� voiced worries about any further delays in the start of the dump-truck loads coming onto the island. A graphic illustration shows plans for vegetation mitigation related to the stormwater project. Image courtesy Sarasota County

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