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Take the Pledge to Have a Safe Summer

St. Petersburg officials launched ‘Safe Summer Not My Son,’ a community engagement campaign to keep our children safe this summer. City leaders and community partners rallied for the safety and enrichment of each and every child and teen in the area – inviting everyone to take community involvement a step further. Canvassing events will be scheduled throughout city neighborhoods in July and August. To learn more about how you can join, visit www.stpete.org/mbsk.

PSTA Hosts St. Pete Workshops on Bus Rapid Transit

Share your ideas on the proposed Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Line between St. Petersburg and the beaches during two public workshops August 1 and 2. The August 1 meeting, held at the SPC Downtown Campus, 244 Second Ave. N., covers routes serving venues 4,14,18,20,32,74 and 79 while the August 2 meeting at SPC Gibbs Campus, 6605 Fifth Ave. N., covers routes 5,7, and 29. Both meetings begin at 4 p.m. Those not able to attend may provide feedback at PSTA.net or at 727-540-1900.

Share Your Thoughts on the FY 2017 City Budget

Following the FY 2017 City Budget Open House, citizens are encouraged to participate in the process by sharing thoughts and ideas with city leaders on the city's online meeting room, St. Pete Innovision at www.stpeteinnovision.com.

In case you missed attending or wish to review the conversation, StPeteTV will rebroadcast the Budget Open House throughout the summer on Bright House Channel 641, WOW! Channel 15 and Verizon Fi0s Channel 20 before the budget is considered for adoption during two public hearings September 8 and 22.

For information on the city budget and to review FY 2017 city budget booklets, visit www.stpete.org/budget.

Join us for Baseball Forever Night at the Trop - Aug 19

Cheer on the Tampa Bay Rays and show your support for the Rays in St. Petersburg during Baseball Forever Night August 19. Watch the Rays take on Texas at Tropicana Field for a special price - $25 lower level tickets and a Rays ballcap. Upper-level tickets are just $10. Individual tickets are available at www.raysbaseball.com/baseballforever. Groups of 10 or more may purchase tickets by emailing Josh Gallo at jgallo@raysbaseball.com. Group tickets are fee-free and include a scoreboard welcome message.

Rays fans may also join the Baseball Forever campaign at various events during the summer; a complete list is available at www.baseballforever.com.

Mark Your Calendar for CareFest - September 24

Neighborhood and community-based groups, houses of worship, corporate teams, school clubs, teams, businesses and individuals are invited to participate in CareFest St. Pete 2016. For the annual city-wide work day, Saturday, September 24, volunteers are needed for various home repair projects, painting, mowing, weeding, yard work and cleanups throughout St. Petersburg neighborhoods. To learn more, visit www.carefestusa.com and click on “Get Involved,” “Search for a Project,” then “St. Petersburg.

This week in St. Pete

News

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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