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Siesta Key Resident Takes Legal Action Against Sarasota County

Sarasota Magazine, December 1, 2021 (link)


'(Former County Commissioner) recalled when he was a county commissioner and Ramirez started showing up at meetings. She was learning issues very quickly, he said, and “you could tell she was not in it for her sake.”

“Lourdes would come to the table having better knowledge of the documents than almost anyone in the room. ” 

Sarasota Herald Tribune,

August 5, 2014 (link)

Siesta resident challenges zoning change for hotel

SNN News, November 29 2021 (link)


'Until she stepped down from the SKA board in March 2011, she said, “I think (density) was my No. 1 issue … I don’t believe you can squeeze (development) into every inch of a barrier island … I understand, because I lived in New York City. I didn’t move to Siesta Key to live in the same kind of environment'

Sarasota Observer, January 2012 (link)

Judge denies Intervenors' (developers') request to expedite Ramirez's court case

On April 25th, the intervenors/developers asked the court to move up the trial date currently scheduled for March 27, 2023.  The Judge denied their request


Sarasota News Leader, April 28, 2022 (link)


'Those who know Lourdes Ramirez, who was elected at the association's annual breakfast last month, know she is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to zoning and her favorite barrier island. It's not so much her style but her knowledge.'

Sarasota Herald Tribune,

April 12, 2006 (link)

Lourdes...in the News