Venice Farmers Market will be open Saturday, July 4, from 8 a.m. - noon in the 200 block of West Tampa Avenue.
Due to paving construction, the Venice Beach parking lot and the Venice Theater parking lot will be closed beginning Monday, July 6, at 7 a.m. through Thursday, July 9, around 5 p.m.
Parking for the beach is available at Graser Park, at the intersection of Barcelona and The Esplanade, as well as along the adjacent streets.
Theater and Luna patrons may park in Centennial Park or along the adjacent streets.
Beginning July 7, Sharky's will run a free shuttle on the island through July 26. The following are the stops and times:
Centennial Park Kiosk, in the parking lot – on the hour and half hour
Venice Beach north parking lot, 10 minutes after the hour
Venice South Jetty, 20 minutes after the hour
Kiosk – 30 after
Venice Community Center, 35 minutes after the hour
Sharky’s, 45 minutes after the hour
Maxine Barritt Park, 50 minutes after the hour
Loop begins again at the kiosk again on the hour
To read the Kimley-Horn Downtown Mobility Plan, copy and paste into your browser: http://tinyurl.com/khq75gf
The 85-page document will take a few minutes to download. When the download is completed, double click on it to open the document.
Venice City Council participates in a joint meeting with the other municipalities in Sarasota County Wednesday, July 1 at 2:30 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall in Sarasota.
Garage Sale Update:
New rules for garage and yard sales are now affective. These sales are now limited to four per calendar year per address in residential districts. They may take place any time between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Garage sales must be registered with the city no later than three business days in advance of the first day of the sale. Each garage sale may last up to three consecutive days. The registration form is available at http://venicegov.com/Forms/garage_sale/feedback.asp. Paper applications can also be submitted to the Planning and Zoning office. No fee is required. For community garage sales only, contact (941) 486-2626, ext. 28002.
Listen to a meeting on your computer
On the left of this page, click on meetings, then click on 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:
Switchboard: (941) 486-2626
weekdays, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Questions about garbage, recycling and yard waste collection:
(941) 486-2422, ext. 30032
Not sure who to call:
Call the Information Helpline: (941) 999-1415;
or Public Information Officer Pam Johnson, (941) 486-2626, ext. 24005.
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