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Siesta Seen roundabout will do. The traffic is bumper to bumper all during season. A roundabout will NOT facilitate traffic flow. People don't even yield for the current yield signs." The woman added, "It takes us 5 minutes or more to get out of our complex, and that's with the help of the traffic light. Take away that light and it will take us forever to get out. And forget turning left; that won't be pos- sible. … [Y]ou [also] are adding many more beach parking spaces at that corner. How will those people get out?" Commissioner Christine Robinson responded on May 7. "I personally expressed concerns to FDOT as well," she wrote. "FDOT makes the final decision. I highly suggest you focus your attention on FDOT as they can choose to do whatever they want for safety reasons regardless of what the Commission and [the Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization] says." Robinson added, "Public outcry greatly helped get the light at Midnight Pass and Stickney Point better regulated by FDOT. You can make a difference." In the last comment, Robinson was referring to the "No Turn on Red" signage FDOT put up at that intersection during season. After Siesta business owners and residents hope some type of recycling bins will be available in Siesta Village after the start of the new fiscal year in October. The county already has such bins at its beach accesses on the island. File photo Sarasota News Leader May 23, 2014 Page 77

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