Comments on Resilient SRQ program being sought

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The Sarasota County Resilient SRQ program’s draft action plan, proposed funding uses and summary documents for the $201.5 million in Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery funds is now available online at These funds will support long-term recovery efforts from Hurricane Ian. Community members are encouraged to review and provide feedback on the plan before Aug. 25.

There are multiple ways to provide comments on the draft action plan:

  • Attend the public meeting at 6 p.m. Aug. 9 at R.L. Anderson Administration Center, 4000 S. Tamiami Trail, Venice.
  • Visit and complete the comment form
  • Email comments to
  • Mail comments to: Sarasota County Administration Center, Attn: Resilient SRQ, 1660 Ringling Blvd. Sarasota, FL 34236

Comments on the draft action plan will be considered from July 26 through Aug. 25.

About Resilient SRQ: The Resilient SRQ program was created for an anticipated $201,535,000 allocation from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR). As part of the program, the county will submit an action plan outlining the use of CDBG-DR funds. The plan will require approval from the Sarasota County Board of County Commissioners and HUD prior to the county taking receipt of the funds.

To learn more or be notified about program updates, events and information, visit or call 311.

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