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property line, when the generating property's real property line is difficult to obtain." Before they voted, however, commissioners asked staff to take extra measures beyond the normal advertisement of the public hearing to ensure that businesses that could be affected by the changes would be made aware of them. Since Bob's Boathouse opened in early November 2013 at 5515 S. Tamiami Trail, residents along Montclair Drive — across Phillippi Creek from the establishment — and people in other nearby homes have sent dozens of emails to the County Commission pleading for help. As Montclair Drive resident Michelle Lee put it in public comments to the County Commission on Feb. 19, "We are prisoners in our own homes." Having listened to the bass This table includes a number of changes proposed for the revised Air and Sound Pollution Ordinance. Image courtesy Sarasota County Jim McWhorter offers comments to the County Commission on Feb. 19. Photo by Rachel Hackney Sarasota News Leader February 21, 2014 Page 23

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