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Sarasota County Emergency Services has updated the methodology for determining fire assessments and is inviting the community to learn about the proposed changes to the fire assessments. Fire assessments are charges imposed against real property to fund the fire services provided to citizens.
The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County's (DOH-Sarasota) Health in Motion staff will provide no-cost health screenings and referrals for general health and wellness during August. The registered nurse (RN) helps individuals who lack medical insurance find a medical home for ongoing health care through referrals to the Community Health Centers of Sarasota County.
Early-bird registration is now open for Sarasota County's 12th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop on Nov. 30, a day-long event that showcases steps to building healthy, resilient, thriving communities.
You can help remedy that through the Florida Water Stewardship Program, offered by Sarasota County UF/IFAS Extension and Sustainability. This eight-session course, launching Sept.12, uses expert presentations, hands-on learning, field training, and communications exercises to give participants the tools to become stewards of the area's water resources.