Contact Your Elected Representatives

Here is the list of national, state, and local elected officials whose districts include The Legacy Trail, or in some cases, abuts The Legacy Trail.  We urge Legacy Trail supporters to contact these elected officials and urge their support to extend the trail to Payne Park in downtown Sarasota.  Click this Sample Letter to support extending The Legacy Trail.

U. S. Congress

U.S. Senate

Senator Marco Rubio (R)

Local Office:
5201 West Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33609
Phone: 813-287-5035

Washington D.C. Office:
284 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510
Phone: 202-224-3041
Email: Senator Marco Rubio

Senator Bill Nelson (D)

Local Office:
801 N. Florida Ave, 4th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: 813-225-7040

Washington D.C. Office:
716 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510
Phone: 202-224-5274
Email: Senator Bill Nelson

U. S. House of Representatives

Representative Vern Buchanan (R, District 16, includes northern portion of existing trail and extension)

District Office:
111 S Orange Ave
Floor 2R, Suite 202W
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: 941-951-6643
Email: U.S. Representative Vern Buchanan
web site: https://buchanan.house.gov

Washington D.C. Office:
U.S. House of Representatives
2104 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
email: Vern Buchanan

Representative Thomas Rooney (R, District 17, includes southern portion of existing trail and Venetian Waterway Park)

District Office:
226 Taylor Street, Suite 230
Punta Gorda, FL 33950
Phone: 941-575-9101
email: Rep Thomas Rooney  (This email will go to Caroline Buyak, who handles all emails for Rep Rooney)
web site: https://rooney.house.gov

Washington D.C. Office
U.S. House of Representatives
Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20505

Florida State Legislature

FL Senate

State Senator Greg Steube (R, District 23)
District office:
722 Apex Road
Sarasota, FL 34240
Phone:941-243-9162
Email: State Senator Detert

Tallahassee office:
326 Senate Office Building
404 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100
Phone: 850-487-5023

FL House of Representatives

State Representative Alexandra C. “Alex” Miller (R, District 72, includes northern portion of existing trail and the entire extension)
District Office:
Suite 310-311
1660 Ringling Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34236-6808
Phone: 941-955-8077
Email:  alex.miller@myfloridahouse.gov

Tallahassee Office:
1401 The Capitol
402 South Monroe St.
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: 850-717-5072

State Representative Wengay M. “Newt” Newton, Sr. (D, District  70, includes portions of City of Sarasota near the trail extension at Payne Park)
District Office:
695 Central Ave, Suite 108
St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3662
Phone: 727-892-2468
email:  Wengay Newton@myfloridahouse.gov

Tallahassee Office:
1302 The Capital
402 South Monroe St
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: 850-717-5070

State Representative Jim Boyd (R, District 71, includes coastal area near the trail extension terminus at Payne Park)
District Office:
Suite 100
717 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, FL 34205-8654
Phone: 941-708-4968
email: jim.boyd@myfloridahouse.gov

Tallahassee Office:
418 The Capital
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: 850-717-5071

State Representative Julio Gonzalez (R, District 74 – includes portions of the existing trail in Nokomis & Venice and the Venetian Water Park)
District Office:
333 Tamiami Trail South, Suite 284
Venice, FL 34285-2441
Phone: 941-480-3560
Email:  julio.gonzalez@myfloridahouse.gov

Tallahassee Office:
412 House Office Building
402 South Monroe St.
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: 850-717-5074

Sarasota County Commissioners

Commissioner Michael A. Moran  (District 1, includes area of trail extension)
1660 Ringling Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: 941-861-5344
Email:   mmoran@scgov.net

Commissioner Paul Caragiulo, Chairman (District 2, includes area of trail extension)
1660 Ringling Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: 941-861-5344
Email:  pcaragiulo@scgov.net

Commissioner Nancy C. Detert, Vice Chair (District 3. south county and city of North Port)
1660 Ringling Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: 941-861-5344
Email:  ncdetert@scgov.net

Commissioner Alan Maio  (District 4, includes area of trail extension and portion of existing trail)
1660 Ringling Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: 941-861-5344
Email:  amaio@scgov.net

Commissioner Charles Hines (District 5, includes area of existing trail)
1660 Ringling Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: 941-861-5344
Email:  chines@scgov.net

City of Sarasota Commissioners

Mayor Willie Charles Shaw (District 1)
1565 1st Street, Room 101
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: 941-954-4115
Email:  willie.shaw@sarasotagov.com

Vice Mayor Suzanne Atwell (At-Large)
1564 1st Street, Room 101
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: 941-954-4115
Email:  suzanne.atwell@sarasotagov.com

Commissioner Liz Alpert (District 2)
1565 1st Street, Room 101
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: 941-954-4115
Email:  liz.alpert@sarasotagov.com

Commissioner Susan Chapman (At-Large)
1565 1st Street, Room 101
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: 941-954-4115
Email: susan.chapman@sarasotagov.com

Commissioner Shelli Freeland Eddie, Vice Mayor (District 3, includes area of trail extension)
1565 1st Street, Room 101
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: 941-954-4115
Email: shelli.FreelandEddie@sarasotagov.com

 

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