Jul. 23, 2014 4:18 am
Question
Welcome!
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard

Proposed Wal-Mart in Sarasota passes another hurdle

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2012 4:05 pm | Updated: 10:44 pm, Tue Feb 26, 2013.

SARASOTA - A proposed Wal-Mart Supercenter in the city of Sarasota has a passed another hurdle.

The city planning board approved a plan to build the 98,000 square foot facility at the site of the old Publix on Ringling Boulevard and South Shade Avenue.

With the Publix now gone, the few stores that do remain will also be leaving the shopping center.

Several people at the meeting spoke for and against the project.

The planning board approved it with a 3-2 vote, but the final approval still needs to come from the city commission.

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
  • 2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK.
  • 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
  • 4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Welcome to the discussion.