CCNA Positions

From time to time, CCNA Board of Directors and CCNA Members will take a position on certain issues facing the neighborhoods and the community that threatens our mission to Preserve, Protect, and Enhance City Residential Neighborhoods and To Address the Needs of the Neighborhoods and Stand in Support of Those Needs.  Postions may take the form of Position Statements or Letter in Support.



Letter in Support of Expansion of the Vacation Rental Ordinance to Inland Sarasota – July 7, 2023

Letter in Support of DSCA’s Opposition to the Proposed Development at 1260 N. Palm Avenue – June 15, 2023

Board Position on Quay Development Agreement Amendment – March 4, 2023



Executive Committee Position on Expediated Timeline for Comp Plan Revisions August 8, 2022

Executive Committee Position on Comp Plan Height Amendments 22-PA-04 – May13, 2022

CCNA Members Position on Charter Review Committee Recommendations.   Charter Review Survey Summary

Executive Committee Statement in support of “United Against Hate” – February 21, 2022

Executive Committee Position to vote NO on Countywide Commissioner Voting Amendment – February 14, 2022

Executive Committee position in support of the Tree Ordinance 21-5369 – February 8, 2022




Position Statement on Bobby Jones Conservation Easement delivered to City Commission – December 28, 2021

Letter sent to City Commissioners regarding the use of Paul Thorpe Park in a lawsuit settlement – December 4, 2021

Letter sent to the Sarasota County Commissioners on Voting Disenfranchisement through Redistricting – November 12, 2021

Letter submitted to the City Commission expressing continued support for The Bay project – November 11, 2021

Letter submitted to the Sarasota City Commission in support of investigating Charter dictated Ranked Choice Voting opportunity and why. – October 4, 2021

Requested criteria for SPD Police Chief selection sent (via email) to City Manager on October 6, 2021  

Letter to Sarasota City Commission in support of Ranked Choice Voting judgment opportunity, October 4, 2021

Adopted Member Resolution on Accessory Dwelling Units – June 5, 2021

CCNA Statement on Human Resource Issues at City Hall – June 5, 2021

Letter to Sarasota City Commissioners on Pending Changes to Parks & Recreation Operations – May 17, 2021

Letter sent to Governing Board of Southwest Florida Water Management District on Bobby Jones Grant Appeal- April 28, 2021

Letter sent to Congressman Vern Buchanan requesting support on wetland restoration and conservation at Bobby Jones – April 20, 2021

Adopted Member Position on Advisory Panel Members April 3, 2021. 

Letter sent to Governor DeSantis with copies to the Sarasota City Commission to allow City Boards to meet virtually. January 26, 2021.




Adopted Member Position Resolution on Arlington Park Neighborhood Plan January 4, 2020. 


Adopted Member Resolution Increase Penalties for Sound Control Violations June 1, 2019

Adopted Executive Committee Increased Flexibility in Tree Advisory Committee Recommendations April 17, 2019 


Adopted Member Resolution Opposing School Avenue Vacation December 1, 2018

Adopted Member Lido Beach Redevelopment Resolution September 8, 2018

Adopted Executive Committee Single Member District Resolution August 15, 2018

Adopted Executive Committee Move The Bay Project Forward Resolution August 15, 2018

Adopted Member Zoning Principles Resolution June 2, 2018

Adopted Executive Committee Zoning Principles Resolution May 16, 2018



Partially Adopted (See June 5, 2021)  Member Position on Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) 

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