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Oil Spill Update - June 26 2010
Posted on Jun 26th, 2010

Susan Scott, Sarasota County's Communication Director, stated that the County is planning to have community forums throughout the County including in Nokomis, Gulf Gate and other locations close to your areas. But if you are interested or knows anyone who may be interested, the following 2 meetings will be held next week on Siesta and are open to the public.
Community Forum – Answering questions on the oil spill
Sponsored by SKA, SKC, SKCC and SKMA
Sarasota County officials and representatives from the Coast Guard, NOAA, DEP, Fish and Wildlife Commission will be available to answer questions about the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, expected impacts on our area, and plans for protection and recovery.
Date: Monday, June 28th
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Location: St. Boniface Church, Community Center
5615 Midnight Pass Road
The forum is also being videotaped for replay on Access Sarasota (Comcast Ch 19 and Verizon Ch 32). Check the Sarasota County website at for the replay schedule.
Sarasota County Preparedness on Oil Spill and Hurricane Response
Sponsored by SKA:
Speakers: County Commissioner Nora Patterson and Emergency Management Chief Ed McCrane will provide a power point presentation on Sarasota’s proactive plans on handling possible oil spill impacts and hurricanes.
Date: Thursday, July 1st
Time: 4:30 – 6:00 PM
Location: St. Boniface Church,
5615 Midnight Pass Road