Sarasota County to stop posting many of its public notices in local newspapers


Sarasota County will no longer publish all of its legal advertisements, including those about hearings where the public can speak on new developments and rezonings, in local newspapers, as county commissioners eliminated that mandate on Wednesday.

The [Florida] county has for decades posted notices in the Herald-Tribune and other newspapers to alert residents about certain upcoming public hearings. The county will soon start posting many of these notices on its own website instead of in news outlets.

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