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Sarasota News Leader March 22, 2013 Page 87 Siesta Seen body���s addition to their job but as a full, ded- AVENIDA DE MAYO icated effort.��� Last week, The Sarasota News Leader reportDuring the Siesta Key Village Association ed on a tie vote of the Sarasota County Traffic meeting that same week, van Roekens pointed Advisory Council regarding residents��� request to prohibit parking on the south side of Aveniout, President Russell Matthes ��� a co-owner da de Mayo. of the Daiquiri Deck Raw Bar ��� had agreed that violations of the county���s Noise Ordinance Although a tie vote normally means the same as a denial, Chairman Frank Domingo told peoccur, ���but we have to respect our neighbors.��� titioner Marlene Merkle he expected the matHe had talked with Matthes before the SKA���s ter would go to the County Commission for Feb. 7 meeting, van Roekens continued, and ultimate resolution. This week, Susan Walsh, a county spokeswoman, told me the parking Matthes had said, ������We will work together on issue ���has now been scheduled for considerthis.������ ation at the County Commission meeting on May 21.��� Patterson told the audience that although Reid had suggested the commission hire another SKA ANNUAL MEETING full-time Code Enforcement officer, ���the rest As in the past, the community room at St. of the commissioners did not find that appro- Boniface Episcopal Church, 5615 Midnight priate.��� Pass Road, will be the setting this weekend for the Siesta Key Association Members AnPatterson added, ���You have my support for a nual Breakfast. full-time person. You need two other votes.��� The Saturday, March 23, event will begin at The new SKA letter concludes, ���Siesta Key is 8:15 a.m. and conclude at 10:45 a.m. Guest a community of intense mixed use with dense speakers will be Commissioner Nora Patterpopulation, making inevitable a need for con- son and County Administrator Randall Reid. sistent oversight of [the] existing ordinance. Tickets are $10 at the door. However, if you reWith Code Enforcement needs in other por- new your SKA membership for this year, you tions of Sarasota County as well, this request get two free tickets. for additional Staff is essential.��� The membership fee is $25, so as Joe Volpe, the SKA publicity chairman, has pointed out, In the meantime, the SKA board during its the membership renewal is a good deal. RegJanuary meeting approved the establishment ular attendees can testify that no one should of an ad hoc committee to work on noise mit- go home hungry after partaking of the buffet spread the SKA offers. % igation.

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