2013-14 Adopted Budget

City Sign Code Update
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2013 Water Quality Report

Featured Events

What: Easter in August

When: Saturday, Aug. 23, 4:30 p.m.

Where: Venice Municipal Airport Festival Grounds, at the east end of Airport Avenue

What: Easter eggs dropped from a helicopter, for children 3 years to fifth grade. See www.EasterInAugust.com for more information.



What: One Night Rodeo

When: Saturday, Aug. 23,

7:30 p.m.

Where: Venice Community Center, 326 S. Nokomis Ave.

What Else: Admission $5.

Click on Special Event Calendar to see more events


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Free Health and Wellness Fair
The City of Venice holds a free Health and Wellness Fair at the Venice Community Center, 326 S. Nokomis Ave., Wednesday, Aug. 20, from noon - 5 p.m. and Thursday, Aug. 21 from
7 - 11:30 a.m.  Meet the vendors, receive wellness information, view demonstrations and receive vendor samples and discounts.

Friday Night Live free concert by Ishmael Katz & Friends, Aug. 22, 7 p.m., at Centennial Park Gazebo, downtown. Sponsored by Venice MainStreet. Bring a chair.

City Council Budget Workshop, Aug. 29, 9 a.m. in Council Chambers at Venice City Hall, 401 W. Venice Ave.

City of Venice Qualifying Dates Have Changed

Venice City Council adopted an ordinance on Tuesday, July 29 that moves up the qualifying dates for individuals interested in running for seats on Venice City Council.  The ordinance was adopted to accommodate changes in state law.  

The new qualifying dates begin at noon on Monday, August 18 and end at noon on Friday, August 22. 

The Venice City Council election will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014.

Council member seats 1 and 2 will be on the ballot. The first and second terms for those current seat holders expire in November. A term is for three years. Each council member may serve three consecutive terms.

City Council candidates must be residents who have been registered to vote in the city for 12 consecutive months prior to August 18, 2014.

If you are interested, contact City Clerk Lori Stelzer at 486-2626, ext. 23001 to schedule an appointment to review the election materials. 

Listen to a meeting on your computer
On the left of this page, click on meetings, then click on 2013 meetings-Granicus, find the meeting you want to view, look to the right of it and click on Agenda, click open, and view. To listen to live audio of meetings, or to watch city council meeting live videos, instead of clicking on Agenda, click on Meeting Details, go to the right and click on video.

My Waste App
Ever forget what day your garbage collection is, what is recyclable and what is not, or want to report a pothole? These and many more things can be done easily with the My Waste App.You can scan the app to the left on your I-Phone or Android.

Other ways to ask questions and voice concerns:
Call the Information Helpline: (941) 999-1415;                
or Switchboard: (941) 486-2626, ext. 24005.
weekdays, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
E-mail: pjohnson@venicegov.com; or
Use the suggestion box at the top of this page.


Venice, Florida is located on the Gulf of Mexico in Sarasota County, about half way between Tampa and Fort Myers.



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