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Sarasota County adds evening, weekend flood zone workshops

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SARASOTA COUNTY – Sarasota County has added evening and weekend flood zone workshops to its 2018 workshop schedule.

The workshops, which were originally only scheduled from 10:15 a.m. to noon during the week, are intended to educate residents, lenders and insurance and real estate agents about flood risk, zones, maps, regulations and mandatory insurance purchase requirements. Attendees will also find out why flood zone maps are continuously updated.

All workshops are at county libraries, and no registration is required. The additional workshop dates and locations are:

North Port Library, 13800 Tamiami Trail, North Port:
Saturday March 24, 2-4 p.m.;
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Jacaranda Library, 4143 Woodmere Park Blvd., Venice:
Saturday, March 17, 10:15 a.m. to noon;
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Fruitville Library, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota:
Monday, June 11, 6-8 p.m.;
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Selby Library, 1331 First St., Sarasota:
Saturday, April 21, 2:30-4:30 p.m.

To see the full list of 2018 workshops or for more information, visit or call the Sarasota County Contact Center at 941-861-5000.