2013-14 Adopted Budget

City Sign Code Update
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2013 Water Quality Report

Featured Events

What: Miami Avenue Craft Fair

When: Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 6 - 7, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Downtown, 200 block of Miami Avenue

What: Juried craft show with many kinds of items for sale



What: Give the gift of life at the Blood Drive

When: Thursday, Sept. 11, 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Where: Venice City Hall, 401 W. Venice Ave.


Click on Special Event Calendar to see more events


Latest News

South Harbor Drive, from Granada Avenue to Caspersen Beach, will be closed Saturday, Aug. 30, from 7::30 - 9:30 a.m. for the annual South County YMCA triathlon.

Holiday Closure: Venice City Hall will be closed Monday, Sept. 1 in observance of Labor Day. Garbage, recycling and yard waste will be collected as usual.

Venice City Council holds a CRA Workshop, Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 3 p.m. at Venice City Hall, 401 W. Venice Ave. in Council Chambers.

City Council Downtown Mobility Study Workshop, Friday, Sept. 5 at 1:30 p.m. at Venice City Hall, 401 W. Venice Ave. in Council Chambers.


Sweet Smoke Q Backyard BBQ Cooking Class, Saturday, Sept. 6, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., at Sharky's on the Pier, led by award-winning barbecue champion. Cost for the day is $125. For information and and registration contact EdTaylor@comcast.net or call (941) 650-6088.

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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