City Hall will be closed Friday, July 3, for the observance of the Independence Day holiday. Garbage, yard waste and recyclables will not be collected on Saturday, July 4. City residents whose normal collection day is Saturday will have all their items picked up on Wednesday, July 8.

The July 4th Fireworks Show at the South Jetty is CANCELED this year

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Meet the Chief

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Chief Mattmuller

MattmullerChief Tom Mattmuller is responsible for the Police Department. It has 60 employees of whom 47 are sworn officers, 13 are civilians.

Uniformed Patrol Division operates within seven city zones and provides a uniformed patrol force. The patrol force is the initial responder to citizen complaints and law enforcement emergencies. Patrol responsibilities include investigating traffic crashes, traffic control and enforcement, parking enforcement, coordinating special event duties, marine and bike patrol, electronic dispatching and recording calls for service.

The Support Services Division is responsible for investigating crimes, department training, records, public information, personnel, crime prevention and community policing programs, youth services, drug investigations, school-crossing guards and internal affairs, and Communications.


Tom Mattmuller

Chief of Police

Tel: (941) 486-2444

Fax: (941) 480-3027

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Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.