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Siesta Seen SIESTA SEEN With the July Fourth holiday approaching, illegal fireworks was a topic of consider- able discussion during the June 5 Siesta Key Association (SKA) meeting. "If it flies or explodes, it's illegal," explained Deputy Chris McGregor of the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office. Each year on the Fourth, he continued, depu- ties find people on the island who have spent thousands of dollars on fireworks that are illegal, and the Sheriff's Office confiscates the materials. When people say they had no idea they would be unable to shoot off the pyrotechnics, A DEPUTY OFFERS A PRIMER ON FIREWORKS; AVENIDA DE MAYO PARKING COMPLAINTS ARE STILL COMING IN; AND THE STORMWATER PROJECT IS ALMOST COMPLETE By Rachel Brown Hackney Editor Sparklers are legal in Florida, law enforcement officers point out. Photo by Ramesh NG via Flickr

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