Welcome New Truck 60
The new Truck 60 has arrived! Join us at Station 60 on December 18, at 10:30 a.m. to help push it back!
12/12/2018 8:00 AM
Jack Frost Camp for Ages 5-12
Kids out of school? Chill out during our Jack Frost Camp for ages 5-12.
12/10/2018 5:56 PM
"Daddy's Little Girl" Father-Daughter Dance
Treat your little princess to a magical night of music and dancing.
12/10/2018 3:00 PM
Downtown Wayfinding ideas were presented to the City Commission on Thursday, July 26, 2018. Please see link below for the Power Point presented to the Commission
The next Public-Input meeting is scheduled for Monday, January 7, 2019 and Monday, February 4, 2019 at Mease Hospital 6pm.
On SATURDAY December 1, 2018 at 9:00am the Skinner Blvd Planning Team is inviting all interested citizens to join them for a Walking Tour of Skinner Blvd to discuss proposed enhancements. No need to register we will all meet on the corner of Skinner Blvd and Milwaukee (Gateway site) at 9:00am and conclude our walk at 11:00am at Alt 19.
On Monday November 5th the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) held another public meeting on Skinner Boulevard proposed enhancements. The City was recently awarded a $100,000.00 planning grant from Forward Pinellas to explore opportunities to address a Complete Streets strategy for Skinner Blvd. Complete Streets involves all aspects of streets, with the overriding goal of improving safety.
This is your chance to participate in the discussion. There will be two additional public meetings following this one in early 2019. The next meeting will be held:
Date: Monday, January 7th
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Place: Mease Hospital
Topic: Skinner Blvd enhancements discussion
On July 16, 2018 the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) held a public meeting on the Skinner Boulevard proposed enhancements. The City was recently awarded a $100,000.00 planning grant from Forward Pinellas to explore opportunities to address a Complete Streets strategy for Skinner Blvd. Complete Streets involves all aspects of streets, with the overriding goal of improving safety.
Jerry Dabkowski from George F. Young presided over the two meetings held at Mease Hospital and had more than 50 residents in attendance.
There was good participation and some good planning ideas were discussed. Some suggested planning ideas included; the desire for a golf cart crossing, improvements for Bass intersection, traffic circles, lane reduction, crosswalks with led flashers on signage, angled parking, truck traffic, and reducing speeds. A second public meeting will follow in the next nine months.
Great things are happening on Douglas Avenue-Come check them out!
City Hall/Gateway/DEEP - City Commission Work Session June 19, 2018 9:00am
Plan to encompass: Walkability, Greenspace, Workforce Housing, Downtown Grocer, Mixed Use Development, United Gateway Parcel, Consolidated Government Services, Job Creation, Housing Options, Ensuring future parking options, Enhanced end destination.
Skinner Blvd Enhancements
Staff has applied for a Pinellas Forward Complete Streets Grant for Planning and Public Outreach. The project goals: