The Zoning Board of Appeals is looking for two members and two alternates. This board is an administrative review Board. Considers appeals on the interpretation and administration of Zoning regulations and variances. To be on the board, it is required to have a one-year residency in North Port and submission of an Annual Financial Disclosure Form to the Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections. Meets 2nd Friday of each month at 9 a.m. Head to www.cityofnorthport.com/advisory for more details.
Congratulations to Joseph (Jody) McCord on being named Deputy Fire Chief for North Port Fire Rescue. Deputy Chief McCord had been serving in an interim role since late April 2018.
“Deputy Chief McCord has served the City of North Port for 25 years and has worked his way through the ranks, gaining the respect and support of his supervisors, peers, and subordinates,” says Chief Scott Titus.
Deputy Chief McCord was born and raised in Venice Florida. He and his wife Wanda have 8 kids between them! He started his career in Nokomis as a volunteer firefighter, then spent two years with the City of Naples. Deputy Chief McCord started his career here in North Port in 1993.
Swearing in ceremony:
August 24, 4pm
North Port City Hall Commission Chambers
4970 City Hall Blvd.
We're happy to be working in our local middle and high schools along with the Sarasota County Schools new resource officers on campuses. Sgt. Jason Selzer leads our resource officers. We're doing everything we can to keep students and staff safe.
Community Police Officer Scott Miranda helping with the Drug Free Youth NP D-Fy membership drive. Kids can get a free membership to the Morgan Center and other benefits for joining. Signups every first and third Thursday of the month. More info at www.northportdfy.com