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Aerial view of Sarasota Bay and the city of Sarasota

Get Involved


Engage with city officials
  • Speak in support of resident-friendly issues at City Commission meetings: 
    City Meeting Calendar


  • Send letters/emails/photos to City Commissioners in support of resident-friendly issues: Email city commission

  • Spread the word to your Facebook and other groups to support resident-friendly candidates for the City Commission and resident-friendly decisions from all Commissioners

Join & participate in interest groups
  • Coalition of City Neighborhood Associations (CCNA)

  • The Downtown Sarasota Condominium Association (DSCA)

  • The City invites citizens to apply to serve on one of the 17 city advisory boards

  • Control Growth Now is a nonpartisan civic organization


University of Florida Bureau of Economic & Business Research, Florida Population 

4 Ways To Make A City More Walkable TED Talk with Jeff Speck

The Forgotten and the Future: Reclaiming Back Alleys for a Sustainable City

U.S. News & World Report Unveils the 2022-2023 Best Places to Live, Best Places to Retire Rankings

City of Sarasota Downtown Master Plan

Evaluation of Potential
Zoning Revisions

Livable Communities: Innovative, Inclusive and Equitable Cities

Officials are exploring opportunities to revise the city’s building regulations outside of predominantly residential areas. What could this mean for Sarasota’s future? 

Livable Communities: An Evaluation Guide

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