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2013 Water Quality Report

Featured Events

What: Toys for Tots

When: Through Dec. 19

Where: Bring new, unwrapped toys in their original packaging to Venice City Hall, 401 W. Venice Ave.



What: A Musical Kaleidoscope, presented by the Venice Symphony and Exsultate!

When: Friday, Nov. 21, 7 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 22, 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Where: Venice Performing Arts Center,

1 Indian Ave.

Note: Tickets start at $20. See www.thevenicesymphony.org for more information.


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Latest News


Venice City Hall will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 27 and 28 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Garbage, recycling and yard waste will not be collected on Thursday. Those customers will have their items collected on their next regularly scheduled collection day. Friday customers will have collection as usual.


Utilities Department Valve Replacement Program:

All of the following will be impacted by exploratory excavation on Monday, Nov. 3. That will be followed by water shutdown and valve replacements:

Nov. 20, at night from 9 p.m. - around 5 a.m.: the Industrial Section, along Seaboard, Warfield, Spur, Grove, and U.S. 41 Bypass.

All affected households and businesses will receive a boil-water notice with details explaining the project. 

Floodplain Management Plan, The public is invited to review and provide input on the draft Floodplain Management Plan prior to presentation to the Venice City Council for adoption on December 9. The documents may be reviewed Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Venice City Hall, Engineering Office, 401 W. Venice Ave.; or click here for an online copy. A public meeting takes place November 20 at 8:30 a.m. at Venice City Hall, Council Chambers, 401 W. Venice Avenue.

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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