Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District is seeking Professional Architectural and Engineering Services to Renovate Fire Station #2. Interested firms can download by clicking on this link “RFQ#2020-01” or pick up an RFQ packet at Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District Administration Building 2451 Trailmate Drive, Sarasota, Florida. Deadline for responding back to the District is 2:00 p.m. on February 24, 2020.

On Monday, October 7, 2019 at 1130 hours the Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District held a retirement
ceremony for FF/EMT Chris Snider. FF/EMT Snider retires after completing 15 years with the District.
FF/EMT Chris Snider actual began his career in the fire service back in the mid 90’s working at the City of
Venice Fire Department, Charlotte County Fire Department, City of Naples and Nokomis Fire Department.
This celebration was attended by Firefighter/EMT Chris Sniders family, friends and his brothers and sisters
of the Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District. Food was provided by Mission BBQ and after eating lunch,

Firefighter/EMT Chris Snider was presenting with various plaques for his years of service, recognition of
retirement plaque and was given an American Flag that was flown at his station.