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StPete2050 Meetings + Survey

StPete2050 is a community wide discussion and collaboration to explore what St. Petersburg might look like 30 years from now. There are two ways to get involved:

Complete the Community Survey
Click HERE to complete the first StPete2050 online survey.

Attend the Kick-off Meetings
Join us as we kick-off the 12 month visioning process with a review of Vision 2020 to better understand where we are now and begin the process of exploring where we want to go as a city.

Information about the many ways to get involved and stay involved will be provided.

There are three opportunities to participate in the project kick-off. The same information will be covered in all meetings.

City Representatives will be available to answer questions and receive comments.

Date option 1
November 7, 2019
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
James Museum, Mesa Hall
150 Central Ave.

Date option 2

November 9, 2019
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Center for Health Equity
2333 34th St. S.

Date option 3

November 20, 2019
6 - 8 p.m.
J W Cate Recreation Center
5801 22nd Ave. N.

St. Pete Scores Perfect 100 on HRC's MEI

For the fifth year in a row, the City of St. Petersburg has scored a perfect 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s annual Municipal Equality Index (MEI) – the only nationwide assessment of LGBTQ inclusion in municipal law, policy and services.

St. Pete was one of five cities in Florida to receive a perfect score, out of the 18 Florida cities and 506 total municipalities ranked.

For more information on the HRC’s MEI, visit For more information on the City’s LGBTQ commitment, visit

Enjoy $15 Off Enchant, On Us

Experience Enchant, the world’s largest Christmas light maze & market, including an ice skating trail, photo ops with Santa and dining, at Tropicana Field Nov. 22 - Dec. 29. 
St. Pete Residents, get $15 off per person with discount code STPETE2019 at, courtesy of the City of St. Petersburg and the Parks & Recreation Department. Maximum 4 people per order, one-time use per household. Total cost of experience based on day and time. 

Celebrate the season on the downtown waterfront with these other family-friendly events during Holidays in the Sunshine City:
  • Snowfest: Activities for the whole family at North Straub Park. Saturday, Dec. 7 at 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Meet Santa: Santa meet-and-greets at North Straub Park. Saturday, Dec. 7, Sunday, Dec. 8, and Dec. 12-23 at 6-9 p.m.
  • Holiday Movies in the Park: Holiday-themed movies under the stars at Vinoy Park. Saturday, Dec. 14 & 21.

St. Pete's Rainwater Rebate Program

The City of St. Petersburg has launched the Rainwater Rebate Program through which St. Petersburg utility customers can earn rebates by using rainwater catchment devices that conserve potable (drinking) water and help reduce the amount of stormwater runoff entering local waterways.
Available Rebates:
  • Rain Barrel: $50 rebate for each barrel. Maximum 2 per year/6 per property
  • Rain Tote: $100 rebate for each tote. Maximum 1 per year/2 per property
  • Rain Garden: $100 rebate for each garden. Maximum 1 per year/2 per property
The program not only supports the City’s sustainability initiatives, but also aims to educate residents on their impact on local waterways and how rainwater catchment devices can make a difference. 
Residents interested in taking advantage of the Rainwater Rebate Program must attend a Rainwater Guardian Workshop. Residents can expect to learn how to setup, use and maintain rain barrels, rain totes and rain gardens. Workshops are free and open to the public and attendance includes a free rain barrel for St. Petersburg utility customers. Workshop dates can be found at
Rebates are available on a first-come, first-served basis until funding is exhausted. Limitations apply. With proper installation, maintenance and use, rainwater collection devices should function properly. The City of St. Petersburg assumes no liability for the installation, maintenance, property damage or injury that may be associated with the use of rainwater catchment devices. Collected rainwater should not be used as a drinking water source.
More information and eligibility requirements can be found at Questions can be directed to the Water Conservation Office at or 727-892-5688.

This week in St. Pete


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