St. Pete Extra! January 2022

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YOUR GOOD NEIGHBOR GUIDE TO NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS

For the Planet

  • Cut down on trash with Road to Zero Waste. Waste reduction tips at stpete.org/ZeroWaste

  • Save water and money. Find rebates, workshops, resources and more at stpete.org/WaterConservation

For Your Community

  • Help your neighbors in need by donating to the Utility Assistance Program at stpete.org/UtilityAssistance

  • Find volunteer opportunities at stpete.org/volunteer

For Yourself

WELCOME, ELECTED OFFICIALS!

Help us welcome our incoming Mayor and new City Council Members!

Mayor Ken Welch
District 1: Copley Gerdes
District 4: Lisset Hanewicz
District 8: Richie Floyd

All of St. Pete is invited to attend the inauguration, in-person at City Hall (175 5th St. N.) on Jan. 6 at noon or virtually on the City's Facebook page/SPTV.

SAY HELLO TO THE SUNRUNNER

Introducing The SunRunner; the area's new bus line which creates a service that delivers what you need:

  • faster trip times
  • frequent service
  • better amenities (on-board & in the station)

Project updates and more at stpete.org/sunrunner

CALLING ALL LOCAL ARTISTS!

We want YOU to help us add some artsy flair to Sunset Park in St. Pete!

The Project Committee seeks artists to design artwork and work with a fabricator to create the artwork as a 3-D form. Interested?

Visit stpete.org/arts for the full RFQ.

BULKY HOLIDAY AFTERMATH?

For large trash items that don't fit in the bin, Special Pickup is your solution! Call the Sanitation Department at 727-893-7398 or submit in SeeClickFix to request a quote. Some items can even be collected for free.

Find accepted items, pricing and more info at stpete.org/SpecialPickup

VOLUNTEERING OPP

Do you have plans on January 27th? Volunteers are needed for the annual Point in Time Count, which serves as a snapshot of those experiencing homelessness. The data helps inform local, state and national policy, shaping how our community receives and uses resources.

More information and volunteer sign-up at stpete.org/volunteer

NEW RECYCLING CALENDARS JUST DROPPED

Keep an eye on your mailbox for the 2022 Recycling Schedule for collection days and changes due to holidays, as well as a list of recyclable items.

If you just can't wait, find the schedule online at stpete.org/collection

CELEBRATE MLK

Spend MLK weekend enjoying special events - especially St. Pete's MLK Parade. Want to know what else is happening? Check out stpete.org/events.

FUN FACT: This is the nation's longest-running parade honoring MLK!


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