June 2, 2021

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SIESTA KEY COALITION - IMPORTANT UPDATE

May 27, 2021

Sarasota News Leader, Rachel Brown Hackney:

Siesta Key Coalition seeking meetings with county commissioners to discuss need for comprehensive analysis of impacts four hotel projects would have on the barrier island

May 13, 2021

Sarasota News Leader, Rachel Brown Hackney

Island residents voice multitude of concerns about plans for redevelopment of Siesta Key Beach Resort and Suites from 55 rooms to potentially 170

May 5, 2021

Chris Anderson Sarasota Herald-Tribune

OPINION: Siesta Key hotel development will turn masterpiece into money-driven mess

May 2, 2021

Sarasota Herald-Tribune by Ralph Smith

Siesta Key Cartoon

April 29, 2021

Sarasota News Leader, Rachel Brown Hackney

May 10 Neighborhood Workshop planned on the redevelopment of Siesta Beach Resort in Siesta Village

April 22, 2021

Sarasota Herald Tribune, Tim Fanning

Could more hotels be coming to Siesta Key? Fourth developer submits proposal

March 11, 2021

Sarasota News Leader, Rachel Brown Hackney:

Siesta Key Coalition working to hire consultants and raising funds to pay for them in fight against proposed high-rise hotels that would increase density on the island

March 8, 2021

Mark Spiegel, Siesta Key Coalition President

Siesta Key Condominium Council
March 2021 PowerPoint Presentation

March 3, 2021

Siesta Sand, Rachel Brown Hackney:

Deficiencies found in Calle Miramar hotel application

March 2, 2021

Siesta Sand, Rachel Brown Hackney:

Anti-hotel group growing

March 1, 2021

Siesta Sand, Rachel Brown Hackney:

Commissioners move forward with hotel amendments

February 12, 2021

Sarasota News Leader, Rachel Brown Hackney:

Numerous deficiencies cited by Sarasota County staff in application for eight-story, 170-room hotel proposed on edge of Siesta Village

February 5, 2021

Sarasota News Leader, Rachel Brown Hackney:

Condominium Council encouraging members to join Siesta Key Coalition

February 2, 2021

Siesta Sand, Rachel Brown Hackney:

Traffic analysis completed on proposed south Siesta Key expansion

February 2, 2021

Siesta Sand, Rachel Brown Hackney:

Protests aplenty aired over proposal for 170-room, eight-story hotel on edge of Siesta Village

January 28, 2021

Sarasota News Leader, Rachel Brown Hackney:

Sarasota residents fail in quest to prevent county staff review of proposed changes to barrier island density regulations outside normal cycle

January 27, 2021

Herald-Tribune, Tim Fanning:

Sarasota County to press ahead with review of hotel proposals on Siesta Key

January 27, 2021

Siesta Key Observer, Brynn Mechem:

Commission approves out of cycle hotel proposals

January 21, 2021

Sarasota News Leader, Rachel Brown Hackney:

Siesta Key Coalition calling for county staff to review three island hotel proposals in one general review

January 17, 2021

ABC7 TV WWSB, Seshmi Hayes:

Siesta Key Hotel Controversy

January 14, 2021

Sarasota News Leader, Rachel Brown Hackney:

Protests aplenty aired over proposal for 170-room, eight-story hotel on edge of Siesta Village

January 14, 2021

Sarasota News Leader, Rachel Brown Hackney:

Only 92 extra vehicles expected to be associated with 120-room hotel and 203-space garage proposed near stickney point road on Siesta Key

January 13, 2021

Siesta Key Observer, Brynn Mechem:

Hotel workshop draws Siesta Key concerns

January 13, 2021

SNN TV:

Siesta Key residents want commissioners to be vigilant on hotels

January 11, 2021

Herald-Tribune, Tim Fanning:

Residents Slam Effort to Fast Track Large Siesta Key Hotel Proposals

January 11, 2021

ABC7 TV WWSB, Seshmi Hayes:

SK Coalition ABC7 TV WWSB 5 pm News

January 11, 2021

ABC7 TV WWSB, Seshmi Hayes:

Hotel Developers to hear from Siesta Key residents

January 11, 2021

ABC7 TV WWSB, Seshmi Hayes:

Seshmi Hays interviews Mark Spiegel regarding the proposed Calle Miramar Hotel on Jan 11 at 6 pm

January 4, 2021

Siesta Sand, Rachel Brown Hackney:

Residents Voice Strong Opposition to proposed Stickney Point hotel and Garage

December 18, 2020

Sarasota News Leader, Rachel Brown Hackney:

Siesta Key residents remain Adamant in Opposition to Plans for 120-Room Hotel and Five-Story Parking Garage

December 5, 2020

Herald-Tribune, Tim Fanning:

Ask Gary Siesta Key hotel proposal gets earful at first Workshop

December 3, 2020

Sarasota News Leader, Rachel Brown Hackney:

Kompothecras’ Hotel and Garage Project Team Members Hear Numerous Complaints

December 3, 2020

Siesta Sand, Island Chatter:

Condo Council Members Strongly Opposed to Hotel Plans

December 2, 2020

ABC News Channel 7:

Hotel Proposal on Siesta Key

November 13, 2020

Sarasota News Leader, Rachel Brown Hackney:

Siesta Seen – Condo Council members strongly opposed to hotel plans

October 22, 2020

Siesta Key Observer, Brynn Mechem:

Residents worry hotel proposals will change nature of Siesta Key

October 20, 2020

Herald Tribune, Editorial Board:

Protect the Charm of Siesta Key

October 16, 2020

SNN News:

High Rise Hotels Possibly Headed for Siesta Key

October 15, 2020

Herald-Tribune, Tim Fanning:

High-rise hotel proposals would ‘open the floodgates’ on Siesta Key, opponent says

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