Sarasota County commissioners, school board members sworn in

Sarasota County's newest commissioners took office Tuesday in swearing-in ceremonies. Mark Smith in District 2 and Joe Neunder in District 4 took o...

November 23, 2022
8:58 AM

Sarasota County's newest commissioners took office Tuesday in swearing-in ceremonies. Mark Smith in District 2 and Joe Neunder in District 4 took oaths of office and joined their three new colleagues. Both Republicans, they won their seats earlier this month in single-member district voting. Smith replaces Christian Ziegler, who chose not to run for reelection, and Neunder took the seat of Al Maio, who reaches his term limit. According to a release from Sarasota County, Smith was born in Detroit moved to Sarasota in 1963 and graduated from Riverview High School in 1973.

Eric Garwood Managing Editor