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Curbside Recycling - Info Meeting April 21

Learn more about the city's newest sustainability initiative, Universal Curbside Recycling, set to launch this summer, during a series of public information meetings in April. The next meeting will be Tuesday, April 21, at the Childs Park Center, 4301 13th Ave. S., at 6:30 p.m. Residents can get information on how they can begin recycling glass, aluminum, steel and some plastics, rinsed and free of food particles, along with newspapers, magazines and mixed paper for bi-weekly pickup at the curb. The final district meeting will be held April  28 at the Gladden Park Center, 3901 30th Ave. N. Learn more at and watch our White Board Series video on curbside recycling

Next Pier Selection Committee Meeting April 23

The next Pier Selection Committee meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 23 at 3 p.m. in Council Chamber, St. Petersburg City Hall, 175 Fifth St. N. The committee will listen to the three shortlisted design teams present answers to the committee's requests for clarification and ask any follow up questions. This meeting is open to the public for observance only. The committee will then re-convene at 6 p.m., also in Council Chamber, for the purpose of conducting their deliberations and ranking the shortlisted design teams. The public will be allowed to give their input at this time. New St. Pete Pier

Homeowners Flood Insurance Affordability Act - Changes Effective April 1, 2015

The National Flood Insurance Program is implementing Congressional reforms required by the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014. Flood insurance rates will increase for new or existing policies beginning on April 1, 2015. These changes will affect all city property owners that have flood insurance. For more information about possible premium increases and surcharges, minimum and optional deductibles, and issues related to Special Flood Hazard Areas, look for more information in your April utility bill or call 727-893-7283. For specific information about your policy, be sure to check with your mortgage company.

Next Public Meeting About South St. Pete Redevelopment April 21

You're invited to a series of required public meetings about the formal review and adoption of the South St. Petersburg Community Redevelopment Plan. This two-month phase began April 7 with the Citizen Advisory Committee for the South St. Petersburg CRA Public Hearing. All meetings are held at City Hall, 175 Fifth St. N. Next up is a St. Petersburg City Council Workshop on Thursday, April 23 at 1 p.m. Related reports and other info on the revitalization effort are available online at Future meeting dates are May 7 and 21.

Solar Powered Mobile Charging Stations New Feature of SunLit City Parks

In honor of the 45th Anniversary of Earth Day on April 22 , Mayor Rick Kriseman unveiled the newest feature being added to the city’s Sunlit City Parks – 100 percent solar-powered free mobile device charging stations. Each charging station features four clear-cover enclosures for users to store and charge mobile devices such as phones and tablets. Two of the enclosures are sized for standard-size phones and two are larger to accommodate small tablets and larger smartphones. – both feature “5 in 1” USB connector cables. The first charging station was installed at Crescent Lake Dog Park. Look for other stations to be installed soon in Lake Vista Dog Park, Walter Fuller Dog Park and in Vinoy Park. If the program proves successful, more locations will be considered. 

This week in St. Pete


From our Mayor

Rick Kriseman

"Welcome to St. Petersburg, where our vision is to be a city of opportunity where the sun shines on all who come to live, work, and play. With your help, our neighborhoods, businesses, every individual, will enjoy a new opportunity to be lifted into the light of our St. Petersburg sun." 
Mayor Rick Kriseman Signature

City Initiatives

We're working hard for your city. Here are the latest projects and announcements.

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