As of 9/6/17 we have transitioned our operations to assist our neighbors on Longboat Key prepare for the possibility of Hurricane Irma. This is a FREE service! Should you need any help preparing your home (securing boat lines, moving patio furniture, closing hurricane shutters, etc.) a special phone number has been set up to request that help. That number is 941-404-1433. You can also email email@example.com. In anticipation of possible traffic issues, for the time being, we need to limit these services to Longboat Key only.
Important Phone Numbers:
-Sarasota Emergency Mgmt: 941-951-5283
-Sarasota County Emergency Operations Center: 941-232-2012
Sarasota Memorial Hospital: 941-917-9000
-Manatee County Hurricane Evacuation Map and List of Shelters: Manatee Map & Shelters
-Sarsota County Hurricane Evacuation Map and List of Shelters: Sarasota Map & Shelters
If you have not yet signed up for the CodeRed Community Weather Notices, now is the time to do that. You can enroll by following this link: Longboat Key CodeRed Service
Sand and bags for residents' use have been placed at the Broadway Street Beach Access and will remain there until the flooding risk has passed.
Hurricane Irma's track and intensity are uncertain. We urge you to monitor local weather media and the towns website for storm information. www.longboatkey.org