Current Threats

Updated March 7, 2017

Restaurant Depot

Threat Type: Industrial Development
Next Event Date: April 26, 2017, 1:30pm (Public Hearing)

Summary

The Restaurant Depot project includes a 60,000 square foot building just a few feet from the western boundary of the Celery Fields Park. The proposed development is located on the northwest corner of Apex Road & Palmer Boulevard, on the property that currently includes the Sarasota County Fire Department station.

View details about Rezone Petition 16-33: Restaurant Depot on the Celery Fields wiki.

Current Status

This project has been recommended for approval by the Sarasota County Planning Commission.

The petition was on the agenda for the Sarasota County Commission meeting on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 9:00am, but Commissioners tabled it at that time due to legal technicalities related to the applicant’s failure to properly disclose ownership interests.

Events

Along with other local groups, we helped organize a protest on February 25th at 11am. The protest was held at Apex Road & Palmer Boulevard.

Check out our Facebook album for photos of some of the more than 200 protesters who came out to show how they feel about this petition.

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TST Ventures “Recycling Center”

Threat Type: Industrial Development
Next Event Date: Unknown

Summary

This petition is in its very early stages. The developer plans to combine 3 adjoining properties in order to build a facility to process construction and demolition debris and yard waste with concrete crushers, wood chippers, and dozens of inbound and outbound truckloads per day of waste.

View details about Rezone Petition 17-01: Recycling Center on our wiki .

Current Status

This petition is currently being reviewed by the Sarasota County Planning Department.

Events

 

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