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CONA in the news

CONA coverage in various media
New Candidates Converse with CONA
   Sarasota Observer, June 14, 2012
Noncompliance with Public Relations 101
   Sarasota Herald-Tribune, March 20, 2012
County's new ethics official says 'scandal' an overstatement 
    Sarasota Herald-Tribune, March 17, 2012
Mosquito taxation increase gets OK 
    Sarasota Herald-Tribune, March 7, 2012
Unease over zone for green economics
    Sarasota Herald-Tribune, February 9, 2012
[New] county administrator...from Alachua - Randall Reid    
     Sarasota Herald-Tribune, November 11, 2011
CONA speakers sound the foreclosure alarm
   The Sarasota News Leader, September 13, 2012
Reject proposal to limit special elections - guest editorial by Bill Zoller
   Sarasota Herald-Tribune, October 9, 2012
Sarasota County to revisit 2050 plan
   Sarasota Herald-Tribune, January 31, 2013
Sarasota County revisits growth east of I-75
   Sarasota Herald-Tribune, January 29, 2013
Questions sharpen in Sarasota race - CONA municipal candidate forum 
   Sarasota Herald-Tribune, April 9, 2013
CONA news from 1981
Sarasota Herald-Tribune 
September 27, 1981

much earlier coverage

we were founded in 1961  

CONA opposes changes to the Sarasota 2050 Plan        Sarasota Observer, May 16, 2013
CONA comments on 2050 in 2002
Sarasota Voices and Sarasota Herald-Tribune January 11, 2002
County to revise Sarasota 2050 at developer's behest
   Sarasota Herald-Tribune, May 8, 2013
Sarasota 2050 radio interview
   The Nilon Report, WSRQ, May 13, 2013
view workshop about CONA at the 
twentieth state conference of neighborhoods
part 1  —  part 2
Pine Shores presents concerns on Benderson project
   Jessica Salmond, Sarasota Observer, November 11, 2014
earlier coverage
How Sarasota Can Be a Hub of Organic Food Production
   Steve McAllister, Inkensoul, Februrary 10, 2015 
Eat Near: Why Sarasota County could be an organic farming hub
   Cooper Levey-Baker, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Monday, February 16, 2015
Kafi Benz and Bill Zoller - about CONA
   The Nilon Report, WSRQ, February 17, 2015
Jono Miller briefs CONA on Sarasota land conservation efforts
  Jessica Salmond, Sarasota Observer, Tuesday, March 102015
Hines and Fitzgerald at CONA on the legislative session 
  Citizens for Sarasota County, Monday, May 11, 2015
CONA toasts to 54 years
  Amanda Morales, Sarasota Observer, Monday, November 16, 2015

since 1961
CONA guide to MPOs
   Kafi Benz, SRQ Daily, Saturday, January 2, 2016
Jan. 11 neighborhood associations meeting to feature MPO discussion 
  The Sarasota News Leader, Friday, January 8, 2016
Two Sarasota County neighborhoods consider designation as historic district 
  Rachel Brown Hackney, The Sarasota News Leader, Thursday, February 11, 2016
Residents praise North Trail mixed-use development 
  David Conway, Sarasota Observer, Thursday, March 17, 2016
Among House candidates at forum, some surprising divides
  Zac Anderson, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Monday, April 11, 2016 
Growth dominates forum for Sarasota County Commission candidates 
  Zach Murdock, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Monday, June 13, 2016  
CONA celebrates 55 years 
  Anna Brugmann, Sarasota Observer, Thursday, November 10, 2016 
Public meeting to discuss the lands near the celery fields in Sarasota
  wwsb my suncoast - abc - channel 7 t.v., Monday, April 10, 2017 - Top Story
Some of those who protected the Celery Fields,
 Luigi Verace, Stand up fight back SRQ, Lake Sarasota blogspot, Thursday, September 2, 2017 
CONA celebrates Swormstedt, Fresh Start, civic advocacy at 56th anniversary
  Citizens for Sarasota County, Friday, November 10, 2017 
CONA gathered at Michael's Wine Cellar 
  Anna Brugmann, Sarasota Observer, Thursday, November 8, 2017
Neighborhood associations group holds annual celebration
  Cooper Levy-Baker, 941ceo, October 24, 2017
Thaxton on the Comp Plan - CONA
  Citizens for Sarasota County, Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Maio Fields questions about accessibility
  David Conway, Sarasota Observer, Thursday, August 23, 2018
Don't vote for 'invisible' candidates letter to the editor
  in retrospect: primary 2018 
  Kafi Benz, The Sarasota News Leader, Friday, August 23, 2018
Civic Group to Honor John McCarthy at Annual Celebration
  Sarasota Magazine, Wednesday, October 16, 2018
CONA celebrates 57 years and recognizes neighborhood leaders
  Shane Donglasan, Sarasota Observer, Thursday, November 8, 2018
Redistricting push is coloring outside the lines
  Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, May 26, 2019
University of Miami scientist links increase in incidence of algal blooms to development in Florida
  Rachel Brown Hackney, The Sarasota News Leader, Friday, June 13, 2019
Advanced Waste Treatment vital to limit red-tide impact  Richard L. Smith letter to editor
  Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Opinions, Saturday, June 15, 2019