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Happy Holidays

City Hall will be closed Dec. 24 and 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday. Garbage, recycling and yard waste will be collected as usual on Dec. 24. There will be no collection on Thursday, Dec. 25. Thursday customers will have all items collected Monday, Dec. 29.


The holiday animals were given to the city in 2004 by the widow of George Hakkio, who created the menagerie. They are on display in front of City Hall throughout the holiday season.



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Important Notice: St. Augustine Avenue, on the island of Venice, is a one-way street westbound as of Dec. 5. The decision to make it one way was in an effort to eliminate some of the confusing traffic pattern and congestion on Tampa Avenue, where four areas used to pour into Tampa in a just a few feet. Please watch for signs and enter St. Augustine only from Tampa Avenue. To travel eastbound to Tampa Avenue in that area, use Nokomis Avenue. Law enforcement will issue tickets to wrong-way drivers.

City Hall will be closed Jan. 1 in observance of New Year's Day. Garbage, recycling and yard waste will not be collected. All items will be collected on Monday, Jan. 5.

Road Work: On Dec. 18 and 19 there will be a road closure of the eastbound portion of West Venice Avenue in Venice, between Armada Road and Park Boulevard in order for a sewer line to be installed.  There will be intermittent lane closures the following week for restoration of the roadway.  These activities are preceding the planned paving of West Venice Avenue in the near future.

On Dec. 19, repair work will be starting at the southeast corner of Indian Avenue at Bahama Street to alleviate water ponding at this corner. A section of the curb and sidewalk will be removed and replaced and the asphalt will be reconfigured.

The curb and sidewalk will be removed on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 19-20. Concrete forms will be set on Monday, Dec. 22 and new concrete poured on Tuesday, Dec. 23. A temporary lane closure will be in place at this corner only. Flaggers will direct traffic.

On Jan. 5, the final lift of asphalt will be placed between 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. One lane will be open during asphalt application and both lanes will be open by 1 p.m.


If you would like to receive emails about road work in Venice, please contact pjohnson@venicegov.com.

If you have not signed up for the CodeRED emergency alert system, scroll to the bottom of the page, click on CodeRED, click on data collection in blue, then fill out the form and click on the submit button. Anyone who is not able to do this is welcome to (941) 486-2626, ext. 24005.

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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