The City of Sarasota has extended its declaration of a local citywide public health emergency through April 3, prohibiting social gatherings in groups of 10 or more and authorizing the issuance of a citation for those who do not voluntarily comply. Residents also are strongly urged to stay at home e
03/26/2020 3:30 PM
Playgrounds, tennis courts, basketball courts and other amenities at City of Sarasota parks will be closed to the public effective 9 a.m. Wednesday, as part of the latest emergency orders issued for the COVID-19 public health emergency.
03/24/2020 5:30 PM
The City of Sarasota on Monday announced the closure of Selby Five Points Park as part of emergency orders related to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
03/23/2020 12:42 PM
The City of Sarasota on Thursday temporarily ceased the sale of beer, wine and alcohol at restaurants each day after 9 p.m. as part of emergency orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
03/19/2020 5:45 PM
The City of Sarasota has extended its declaration of a local citywide public health emergency, originally issued last week, in order to continue to protect the health and safety of the community and position the City to qualify for possible state or federal funds for losses associated with COVID-19.
03/18/2020 5:17 PM
The City of Sarasota on Monday announced the suspension of organized events and activities at the City’s recreational facilities and a scaling back of upcoming public meetings to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community.
03/16/2020 5:50 PM
To protect the health and safety of the community and position the City to qualify for possible state or federal funds for losses associated with COVID-19, the City of Sarasota has declared a local citywide public health emergency.
03/13/2020 1:52 PM
This spring, the City of Sarasota Parks & Recreation District is increasing the accessibility and enjoyment of swimming for youth by offering swim lessons at the Arlington Park & Aquatic Complex
03/02/2020 11:53 AM
The community is invited to a block party to celebrate the grand re-opening of Paul Thorpe Jr. Park and Lemon Avenue on Friday, March 6, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Paul Thorpe Jr. Park, 135 S. Pineapple Avenue. The free event will feature live music, refreshments and guided tours of the improvements
02/28/2020 9:20 AM
City administration offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 17, in recognition of the Presidents Day holiday.
02/10/2020 10:00 AM
The City of Sarasota, in partnership with nonprofit financial institution Manatee Community Federal Credit Union, will host an open house aimed at educating residents about the low-cost financial services available to them, including the Reliable Ride Transportation Initiative.
02/05/2020 1:42 PM
City administration offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 20, in recognition of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.
01/13/2020 8:49 AM