Stakeholder Spotlight: University of South Florida Sarasota – Manatee

Meet the organizations that have signed on to support Sarasota Bayfront 20:20! University of South Florida Sarasota – Manatee 8350 N. Tamiami Trail , Sarasota 941-359-4200 www.usfsm.edu How long has your organization been around? Since September 15, 1975. How many members do you have? We have 2,038 enrolled at The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee with 112 full-time faculty, 81 adjunct faculty…

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Welcome back! Our first post-summer stakeholder meeting was full of exciting news, updates and information. If you missed it, here is a recap.

Since we embarked on this journey in October 2013, Bayfront 20:20 has been laser-focused on one goal – to engage the community in this process. We are very proud to now have 45 organizations committed to this important conversation. Since our last formal meeting, three additional community groups voted to join as Stakeholders: Gillespie Neighborhood…

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Update: City of Sarasota Technical Report

The City of Sarasota released its Technical Report at the September 9 meeting to the Sarasota Bayfront 20:20 stakeholders. Stay tuned for further updates on that meeting, and don’t miss our next meeting on September 30 at 4 p.m. To view the full report, click here. Appendix A — Bayfront-2020 Appendix B — Environmental-Reports

An Update from Sarasota Bayfront 20:20

Greetings friends and stakeholders! What a summer it has been for developments, meetings and progress for our initiative. We are pleased and proud that with new stakeholders like the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, the Gillespie Park Neighborhood Association and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens have joined us, we are now up to 41 community organizations who are embracing…

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Stakeholder Spotlight: John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Foundation

Meet the organizations that have signed on to support Sarasota Bayfront 20:20! John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Foundation 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota 941-359-5700 Ringling.org How long has your organization been around? John and Mable Ringling’s dream was to transform Sarasota into a cultural and education center and in Ringling’s will he bequeathed his…

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Stakeholder Spotlight: Gillespie Park Neighborhood Association

Meet the organizations that have signed on to support Sarasota Bayfront 20:20! Gillespie Park Neighborhood Association (GPNA) How long has your organization been around? The Gillespie Park Neighborhood Association was formed in 1983 by a group of homeowners, property owners and residents seeking to improve Gillespie Park and the quality of life in the surrounding…

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Here’s what the City of Sarasota is researching on our bayfront

Staffers with the City of Sarasota’s Neighborhood and Development Services department are right now working hard to compile a detailed report on a huge range of factors that will influence the next round of discussions about what possibilities exist on our bayfront. Scheduled to be completed in September, the report will touch on everything from stormwater outflows…

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A vision of the possibilities

Very rarely do you have an opportunity to truly be part of something bigger than yourself. Something with multiple stakeholders, thousands of beneficiaries and the chance to leave a lasting, important legacy on a community that you love. That was the ever-present contagious spirit of the Sarasota Bayfront 20:20 delegation trip to Kansas City, Missouri…

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Stakeholder Spotlight: Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Meet the organizations that have signed on to support Sarasota Bayfront 20:20! Marie Selby Botanical Gardens 900 S. Palm Ave., Sarasota 366-5731 selby.org How long has your organization been around? Marie Selby Botanical Gardens opened to the public on July 7, 1975. How many members do you have? We currently have nearly 10,000 member household…

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Bayfront 20:20 stakeholders tour the waterfront

More than 60 representatives from Sarasota Bayfront 20:20’s 39 stakeholder organizations got sweaty Friday morning, as they met up for a special walking tour of a major chunk of the bayfront land the organization is hoping to see redeveloped. The walk introduced supporters to many of the opportunities and challenges that the city faces as it…

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