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You're Invited: Final City Budget Public Hearing

Community members are invited to attend the final public hearing for the Fiscal Year 2020 City Budget.
 
Public Hearing
City Council considers adoption of the final FY20 Budget and millage rate, and approval of the Capital Improvements Plan.
 
Thursday, September 19 at 6 p.m.
Sunshine Center
330 5th St. N

StPeteTV will also broadcast the hearings on WOW! channel 15, Spectrum channel 641 or Frontier FiOs channel 20.
 
For more information and key dates, visit stpete.org/budget or call 727-893-7436.

Enjoy Free Museum Day - Sept. 21

Celebrate curiosity by visiting participating museums on Sept. 21 in honor of Free Museum Day! 

Participating museums include Imagine Museum, The Dali Museum, Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum, and more!

The full list of participating museums and their offerings can be found HERE.

Register for Entrepreneurial Academy!

Entrepreneurial Academy is a ten-week course that teaches existing and future entrepreneurs the essentials of owning a business.

The Entrepreneurial Academy sessions are taught by business leaders in the community and topics include business planning, marketing, legal entities, small business accounting and more.

Event Highlights:

1. Tuition includes catered dinner each night of the program and, upon completion, a complimentary 1-year “Startup” membership to the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce (must attend 7 of 9 sessions to be eligible).

2. Graduation will be held on Tuesday, November 12, 2019.

Date/Time: Mondays from September 9 through November 12 from 5:30p to 9:00p

Cost: $399 (no refunds)

Location: The Greenhouse, 440 2nd Ave N., St. Petersburg, FL 33701

For More Information: Visit stpetegreenhouse.com/EA or call 727-893-7767

Utility Rate Changes in the Works

St. Petersburg City Council will consider increases to water, wastewater, reclaimed water, stormwater and sanitation utility rates and charges. Meetings will be held at the Sunshine Center at 330 5th St. N. 

First Reading
Thursday, September 5, 2019
3 p.m.

Public Hearing
Thursday, September 19, 2019
6 p.m.

The proposed rate adjustments will be published at the First Reading and made available at stpete.org/rates. If approved, any changes would take effect October 1, 2019.
 
City Council will also be considering Stormwater tiered rate changes for adoption on October 1, 2019. View your property’s impervious surface area measurement in the Stormwater Review and Appeals Portal or see if you qualify for stormwater fee credits at stpete.org/ratechanges.

Remember: the best way to lower your utility bill is to use less water. St. Petersburg’s Water Conservation Program offers tips, rebate programs and resources at stpete.org/waterprograms. More rebates will become available on October 1, upon City Council approval.

City Council Primary Election Candidate Forum 9/30

Monday, September 30, 2019
6:30-8 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m.
Sunshine Center Auditorium
330 5th St. N
 
A public forum will take place for the upcoming 2019 City Council elections for Districts 3, 5 and 7. Moderated by the League of Women Voters of the St. Petersburg Area.

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