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Sarasota mayor recognized for water quality improvements at Bobby Jones Golf Course

SARASOTA – Sarasota Mayor Hagen Brody was recently recognized by Sarasota Soil & Water Conservation District Board for his advocacy and dedication to the planned water quality improvements on the Bobby Jones Golf Course property.

The City of Sarasota is undergoing a major wetlands rehabilitation and renovation effort on the property which Brody has been advocating for since elected.

Acting Chairman Matt Woodall presented the mayor the Key to the District at its recent board meeting.

“The efforts of Mayor Hagen Brody reflect the best traditions of public service," said Wooddall.

Board of Supervisors Member Steve Horton said, “This recognition by the Sarasota Soil and Water Board acknowledges the strong leadership and commitment to Sarasota’s environment by our Mayor Hagen Brody.”

Sarasota Soil & Water Conservation District was established for the purpose of promoting and encouraging the wise use, management and general conservation of the County’s soil, water and related natural resources. The District is committed to preserving and enhancing the quality of life in Sarasota County through conservation of its natural resources. For more information visit