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Giving Back Made Easy

The Utility Assistance Program allows you to make easy, automatic charitable donations through your utility bill. You can make a one-time contribution or commit to monthly donations for any amount. Collected funds are distributed through a network of social service agencies to help St. Pete families in need.
Learn more and sign up to donate at

See what the City has been up to!

Introducing the 2019 Impact Report - a snapshot of all things City of St. Petersburg that have been implemented or put in motion during 2019.

See the full report at

Two Grants Available for South St. Pete CRA Businesses

The City of St. Petersburg is launching the 2020 cycle of the South St. Petersburg Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) Commercial Matching Grant Program with the release of two place-based opportunities.

This year's place-based opportunities include two grants:
  • Commercial Site Improvement Grant
  • Commercial Building Interior and Tenant Improvement Grant
Deadline to apply: 5 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2020.

View the full press release for more information: 


Water You Waiting For?

Experience a behind-the-scenes look at the City’s water treatment facilities. Plant operators and leaders from the Water Resources Department and Public Works Administration will be in attendance to lead tours and answer questions.

Get a firsthand look at drinking water sourcing and processing at the Cosme Water Treatment Plant:
Saturday, March 14
Cosme Water Treatment Plant
16150 Race Track Rd, Odessa, FL 33556 

Learn how wastewater becomes reclaimed water at one of the reclaimed water treatment facilities:
Saturday, March 21
Northwest Water Reclamation Facility
7500 26th Ave. N

Saturday, March 28
Northeast Water Reclamation Facility
1160 62nd Ave. NE

Tours will run 9 a.m.-12 p.m. with the last tour starting at 11 a.m.

Important information for attendees: Please plan to be outside with little to no shade for a considerable amount of walking, wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes and bring sunscreen. Photo ID is required for entry and children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Facilities are not ADA accessible by default, however reasonable accommodations can be made by calling the Water Resources Department at 727-893-7261.

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Make Sure You're Counted

The 2020 Census is coming. Every 10 years, the federal government aims to count every resident in the United States through the census. This data dictates everything from seats in U.S. Congress to billions of dollars in federal funding for local programs.
What to Expect
Starting in March 2020, households will start receiving postcards from the U.S. Census Bureau with an invitation to complete the census online or over the phone. Residents can also request a paper census form or an in-person interview. In early May 2020, the Bureau will begin sending field staff out to visit households who have not yet responded to gather the information in person.

Find more information at 

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