This is how bad planning happens: one decision at a time. Uninspired at best and damaging at worst, approving industrial land use near a premier ecotourism wildlife habitat would be a spectacular betrayal of community planning, interest and investment. The Sarasota Board of County Commissioners can embrace our community vision and chart a different course.
From Celery Fields Sell Out, a guest column published in the SRQ Daily “Saturday Perspectives” edition on February 25, 2017. The column, penned by Cathy Antunes, originally ran on The Detail.