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This Week in Local Government

On Tuesday, the Sarasota School Board will discuss a for-profit charter school application, and the North Port City COmmission will discuss the future of  Warm Mineral Springs. On Thursday, the Sarasota Planning Commission will weigh a rezone request to turn Sarasota Square Mall into a mixed-use development.

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This week in local government

On Tuesday, the Venice City Council – on request by the mayor – will discuss moving elections to coincide with county commission elections, and term limits for council members. The initiative comes after two slow-growth proponents scored upset victories in the off-year elections last fall.

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