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County hosting flood zone workshops

Sarasota County will host a series of educational flood zone workshops throughout 2017 at several county libraries.

The workshops are intended to educate residents, lenders and insurance and real estate agents about flood risks, zones, maps, regulations and mandatory insurance purchase requirements. Attendees will also find out why flood zone maps are continuously updated.

All workshops are from 10:15 a.m. to noon, and no registration is required. Some upcoming workshop dates and locations include:

  • Feb. 6 at North Port Library, 13800 Tamiami Trail, North Port
  • Feb. 14 at Selby Library, 1331 First St., Sarasota
  • Feb. 22 at Fruitville Library, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota
  • March 2 at Elsie Quirk Library, 100 Dearborn St., Englewood
  • March 14 at Jacaranda Library, 4143 Woodmere Park Blvd., Venice

To see the full list of 2017 workshops or for more information, visit or call the Sarasota County Contact Center at 941-861-5000.