News & Announcements

31st Annual Artspring and Block Party


Come out to the 2017
Artspring Exhibition  & Block Party!
 

Artspring Exhibition
March 31 - April 2, 2017
10 AM - 3 PM Daily
For More Information Click Here   

Block Party Presented by
Palms of Pasadena Hospital
April 1, 2017

City Connection Spring Newsletter


For the latest version of the City Connection newsletter, please visit: City Connection Spring 2017.

The City Connection is South Pasadena's quarterly newsletter.  It features current event updates, photos from city events, news/announcements, meeting schedules and even informative inserts on topics such as hurricane preparedness.  The newsletter is available in print at various locations throughout the city and in City Hall.

Unofficial Election Results of Two Commissioners


March 14, 2017

Election of Two Commissioners  
     

UNOFFICIAL RESULTS*

Dan Calabria

307

Gigi Esposito

764

David Magenheimer

599


*Results are unofficial until certified by the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections.

For more information click here.

Annual Scholarship Available

The City is currently accepting applications for its annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000.  The deadline to submit applications is May 31, 2017 at 4 PM. For information regarding the application process or eligibility, please click here.  


NOTICE OF ELECTION AND SAMPLE BALLOT

Notice is hereby given to all registered voters within the corporate limits of the City of South Pasadena, Florida that a general election will be held on March 14, 2017 in the City of South Pasadena for the election of two Commissioners. 

To see the full Notice of Election and Sample Ballot please click here.

Special Commission Meeting Scheduled for February 24, 2017

A Special Commission Meeting has been scheduled for Friday, February 24, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. in Commission Chambers - City Hall.

For more information, click here for the agenda.

NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION

Notice is hereby given to all registered voters within the corporate limits of the City of South Pasadena, Florida that a general election will be held on March 14, 2017 in the City of South Pasadena for the election of two Commissioners. 

The deadline to register to vote is February 13, 2017.

The following is a list of candidates as they will appear on the ballot: 

Dan Calabria
Gigi Esposito
David Magenheimer 

The polling place for Precincts 212 & 214 is located at City Hall, 7047 Sunset Drive South.  The polls will be open between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Pasadena Isle Annual Yard Sale

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PASADENA ISLE ANNUAL YARD SALE
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2017
8:00 AM TO 4:00 PM

Click here for more information.

MEET THE CANDIDATES FORUM

meet the candidates 2017

REGISTER TO VOTE!  The deadline to register to vote in the March 14, 2017 election is February 13th, 2017!  For information, please contact the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections at 727-464-VOTE (8683).

Calling All Artists & Volunteers!  Artspring March 31 - April 2, 2017.

31st Annual Artspring Logo - Copy (2)The city is looking for volunteers to help with the 31st Annual Artspring Exhibition. Shifts are available on the following dates March 27 - April 3, 2017. Please consider donating a few hours of your time.

Artists are also needed to exhibit their artwork in the following mediums: clay, fiber, wood, metals, glass, photography, paper or paint.  Sculptures may be submitted in clay, wood, metals or glass. First, Second and Third Place ribbons will be awarded in three categories (artwork, photography, and sculpture), along with the Mayor's Award and Honorable Mention ribbons. No entry fee required.

To register or for more information, please call City Hall at 347-4171.

City Connection Winter Newsletter

 
For the latest version of the City Connection newsletter, please visit: City Connection Winter 2016.

The City Connection is South Pasadena's quarterly newsletter.  It features current event updates, photos from city events, news/announcements, meeting schedules and even informative inserts on topics such as hurricane preparedness.  The newsletter is available in print at various locations throughout the city and in City Hall.

CITY HOLIDAY EVENTS

HOLIDAY EVENTS 

HOLIDAY LIGHTED BOAT PARADE VIEWING
& ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2016 

CITY HALL HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE & CONCERT
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2016

Click here for more information:
Holiday Events
 Lighted Boat Parade - Boater Information
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Notice of General Election Qualifying Period

The City of South Pasadena, Florida will hold a municipal election on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 for the election of two Commissioners. Qualifying begins at 12:00 noon on November 1, 2016 and ends at 12:00 noon on November 15, 2016.  Candidates shall have been a resident of the city for one year and shall be a duly qualified elector of the city.

An informational meeting will be held on Monday, October 24, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at City Hall for anyone interested in becoming a candidate for the March 14, 2017 election.  If you need further information, please call the City Clerk’s office at 347-4171.

 

City Connection Fall Newsletter

For the latest version of the City Connection newsletter, please visit: City Connection Fall 2016.

The City Connection is South Pasadena's quarterly newsletter.  It features current event updates, photos from city events, news/announcements, meeting schedules and even informative inserts on topics such as hurricane preparedness.  The newsletter is available in print at various locations throughout the city and in City Hall.
 

Patriot Day

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In remembrance of those we lost and
in honor of those who serve.
 
We will never forget.
09/11/2001 

Tropical Storm Hermine

 
City Hall hours will vary due to flooding concerns on Sunset Drive South resulting from Tropical Strom Hermine. 

Residents can call Pinellas County (727) 464-4333 with their preparedness questions or to report issues.
 
Please should stay tuned for weather updates through weather alert radios, local media outlets, the county website (www.pinellascounty.org) and county social media accounts. Residents are also urged to sign up for Alert Pinellas at www.pinellascounty.org/alertpinellas.

 
Pinellas County will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates at www.pinellascounty.org  as they become available.
 

6th Annual Taste of Pasadena

Taste of Pasadena
6th Annual Food Tasting Event

Pasadena Community Church
Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
6:00 - 7:30 PM

More information...

RFP for Solid Waste Services - Addendum #1 and Deadline Extension

 
The City is currently seeking proposals for Residential Curbside Solid Waste Service and Recycling Service and Commercial Solid Waste Service. Because additional time was required in order to accurately and appropriately respond to vendor questions, the City has extended the RFP submission deadline from 2:00 PM on July 28, 2016 to 2:00 PM on August 8, 2016. For additional information, Addendum #1, or to view the RFP packet, please click here.

For addendums and additional information regarding current Requests for Proposal and Requests for Bid, please click here.
 

City Connection Summer Newsletter


For the latest version of the City Connection newsletter, please visit: City Connection Summer 2016.

The City Connection is South Pasadena's quarterly newsletter.  It features current event updates, photos from city events, news/announcements, meeting schedules and even informative inserts on topics such as hurricane preparedness.  The newsletter is available in print at various locations throughout the city and in City Hall.

Request for Proposals - Solid Waste Services

 
Sealed proposals for Solid Waste Services will be received by City of South Pasadena at 7047 Sunset Drive, South Pasadena, Florida 33707, until 2:00 p.m. on July 28, 2016.

More information...

DOWNLOAD SOLID WASTE RFP PACKET HERE

For addendums and additional information regarding current Requests for Proposal and Requests for Bid, please click here.

City Hall Closed Tuesday, June 7, 2016 Due to Flooding - Commission Meetings Rescheduled


Due to flooding concerns on Sunset Drive South, City Hall will be closed on Tuesday, June 7, 2016.  The regularly scheduled Agenda Meeting and Administrative Workshop will be held on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 9:00 A.M. in Commission Chambers.

Block Party Rescheduled

 
After having to cancel the Block Party due to weather concerns, we are excited to announce that the event has been rescheduled! Come join us for fun, food, and entertainment on Saturday, May 21st from noon to 4 PM.  

More information...
 

Annual Scholarship Available


The City is currently accepting applications for its annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000.  The deadline to submit applications is May 31, 2016 at 4 PM. For information regarding the application process or eligibility, please click here. 

Block Party Cancelled Due to Weather

 
Due to storms and suspected high winds, the City of South Pasadena Block Party has been cancelled.
 
The Artspring Exhibition will be open as posted from 10 AM to 3 PM. 
 
More information about Artspring...
 

2016 Artspring Exhibition & Block Party


Come out to the 2016
Artspring Exhibition 
& Block Party!

 
Artspring Exhibition
April 1-3, 2016
10 AM - 3 PM Daily
More information...
 
Block Party
Presented by Palms of Pasadena Hospital
April 2, 2016
Noon - 4 PM
More information...
 

Unofficial Election Results / Appointment of Commissioner

March 15, 2016 Mayor Election
Unofficial Results

Dan Calabria 600
Max V. Elson  1,395

Commission Appointment 

The City of South Pasadena is seeking a resident who is interested in filling a vacancy on the City Commission that will occur following the March 15, 2016 mayoral election.

More information...

Palms of Pasadena Hospital Health and Wellness Fair

 
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2nd Annual Health and Wellness Fair
Thursday, March 24th from 9 AM to 1 PM
Free Admission

More information...
 

Notice of General Election  / Appointment of Commissioner

Notice is hereby given to all registered voters within the corporate limits of the City of South Pasadena, Florida, that a general election will be held on March 15, 2016 in the City of South Pasadena at which time there is to be elected a Mayor.

The City of South Pasadena is seeking a resident who is interested in filling a vacancy on the City Commission that will occur following the March 15, 2016 mayoral election.

 

Pasadena Isle Annual Yard Sale

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PASADENA ISLE ANNUAL YARD SALE
 
Saturday, February 27th, 2016
8:00 am to 4:00 pm

More Information...

Meet the Candidates Forum


Meet the Candidates Forum for the March 15, 2016 Mayoral Election
Wednesday, February 10th at 7:00 p.m.
City Hall Commission Chambers, 7047 Sunset Dr. S.,
Moderated by the League of Women Voters.
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Attendees should arrive by 6:30 to write questions for the candidates.  The forum will be televised on the City's Cable Channel 643.  For more information call 727-347-4171.

Calling all Artists & Volunteers! Artspring April 1-3, 2016


The city is looking for voluth Annual Artspring Logo smallnteers to help with the 30th Annual Artspring Exhibition. Four hour shifts are available on the following dates March 28 - April 4, 2016. Please consider donating a few hours of your time.

Artists are also needed to exhibit their artwork in the following mediums: clay, fiber, wood, metals, glass, photography, paper or paint.  Sculptures may be submitted in clay, wood, metals or glass. First, Second and Third Place ribbons will be awarded in two categories (artwork and sculpture), along with the Mayor's Award and Honorable Mention ribbons. No entry fee required.

To register or for more information, please call City Hall at 347-4171.

 

City Connection Winter 2015


For the latest version of the City Connection newsletter, please visit: City Connection Winter 2015.

The City Connection is South Pasadena's quarterly newsletter.  It features current event updates, photos from city events, news/announcements, meeting schedules and even informative inserts on topics such as hurricane preparedness.  The newsletter is available in print at various locations throughout the city and in City Hall.

CITY HOLIDAY EVENTS

 HOLIDAY EVENTS 

HOLIDAY LIGHTED BOAT PARADE VIEWING

& ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2015 

BEST OF LIGHTS CONTEST
WINNERS SELECTED ON DECEMBER 14TH

CITY HALL HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE & CONCERT
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2015

Click here for more information:
Lighted Boat Parade - Boater Information
Best of Lights Contest

Holiday  Events

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Notice of General Election Qualifying Period

 
The City of South Pasadena, Florida will hold a municipal election on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 for the election of mayor. Qualifying begins at 12:00 noon on November 2, 2015 and ends at 12:00 noon on November 16, 2015.  More information...
 

South Pasadena Civic Association Informational Meeting

 
The South Pasadena Civic Association has scheduled a meeting for November 4th to discuss revitalizing the group and increasing membership.  The organization aims to both enjoy social functions and to raise funds in order to give back to community.  Current members and those interested in joining are encouraged to attend!  More information...

Moratorium on Enforcement of Grand Opening Sign Restrictions

 
At the September 15, 2015 Administrative Workshop, the consensus of the Commission was to issue a 90 day moratorium on enforcement of City Code Section 130-81 B(3) for businesses that have opened or have come under new ownership within the last 12 months.  More information...
 

2016 Proposed Millage Rate FAQs

 
South Pasadena's 2016 proposed millage rate is 3.625. For more information, please see our 2016 Proposed Millage Rate FAQs. 
  

Warning - Car Burglaries in South Pasadena

 
Please be aware that there have been reports in South Pasadena of individuals looking for unlocked cars and stealing personal items from vehicles.  Residents are encouraged to roll up car windows and lock car doors, even for vehicles parked in driveways.  Also, residents are discouraged from leaving personal items and valuables in unattended vehicles.  If you have any questions, please call the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office non-emergency line at 727-582-6200.  In case of emergency, call 911. 
 

Upcoming Road Work on Pasadena Avenue

 
Starting Sunday, August 9, 2015, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will begin milling and repaving the outside lanes of Pasadena Avenue from Park Street to approximately 14th Avenue South.  The work is scheduled to take place between the hours of 7 PM and 7 AM for approximately 5 days.  Please be aware that there will be lane closures and detours to access certain side streets during the project. This is a state-funded project and questions/comments can be directed to the local FDOT office at 727-575-8300.
 

Library Card Fee Increasing October 1, 2015

 
Effective October 1, 2015, the resident co-pay to obtain a library card will increase from $15 to $25. For more information about the library card program, please click here.
 

Pinellas County Sheriff's Office Launches Business Watch Program


The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office (PCSO) has launched a new program called Business Watch to help establish relationships with small businesses.  
More information...  
  

Tribute to Former Mayor Fred Held


A tribute event has been planned to honor former Mayor Fred Held, who recently passed away.  The tribute will be held on Saturday, July 25th from 1 PM to 3 PM.  More information...

Special Commission Meetings Scheduled

Two Special Commission meetings have been scheduled for Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. in Commission Chambers located in City Hall, 7047 Sunset Dr. S.

9:00 a.m. Special Commission Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m. Special Commission Meeting Agenda

Passing of Former Mayor Fred Held

 FRED HELD SCAN Former Mayor Fred Held passed away on Friday, June 19, 2015 at the age of 88. Beginning in 1981, Held served the City of South Pasadena for nine years as a Commissioner and an additional nine years as Mayor. A memorial service has been planned for Saturday, July 11thMore information…  

Pinellas County Launches Property Fraud Alert Subscription Service

 
The Pinellas County Clerk of the Court's office has launched a free Property Fraud Alert Subscription Service.  The program, called Cover Your Assets, allows residents to sign up to be notified immediately, either by phone or email, of any document recorded against their property in the Official Records of the Pinellas County Clerk's office where deeds, mortgages and other documents are recorded.

More information...
   

Barrier Island Re-Entry Program

Please be aware that the City of South Pasadena is not a part of the Barrier Island Re-Entry Program organized by the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.  No special permits or placards will be required to re-enter the area following an emergency. 

More information...
 

Pasadena Isle Paving Project

The Pasadena Isle paving project is scheduled to start on June 5, 2015.  The contractor will mill the entire island first along with the new curbs.  The paving will then start in approximately 3 working days.  Milling should run through June 8, 2015.  Then the paving will start right after the milling – weather permitting and take 4 days. 

Any questions or concerns can be directed to the Public Works Department at 384-0701.

City Scholarship Available - Apply Now!

 
The City is accepting applications through May 31, 2015 for the City’s $2,000 scholarship.  For more information, please visit the scholarship page here

 

PASADENA AVENUE LANE CLOSURES 7PM - 7AM

Beginning mid-April the Florida Department of Transportation will be replacing traffic signals at the following intersections:
     -  Pasadena Avenue & Majestic Way
     -  Pasadena Avenue & Gulfport Blvd.
     -  Pasadena Avenue & Park St.
Lane closures will occur nightly from 7:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.  This project is expected to be completed in the fall of 2015.  For more information email roadwork@dot.state.fl.us or call 727-725-7950.

Bid Opening - April 9, 2015 at 2:00 P.M.

Pasadena Isle – Mill and Resurface and Park Street – Pavement Restoration

Sealed proposals will be opened at the City of South Pasadena, City Hall, 7047 Sunset Drive South, South Pasadena, Florida 33707, in Pinellas County, on April 9, 2015 at 2:00 P.M., They will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Commission Chambers.   Click here for more information.

City Connection Spring 2015

For the latest version of the City Connection newsletter, please visit: City Connection Spring 2015.

The City Connection is South Pasadena's quarterly newsletter.  It features current event updates, photos from city events, news/announcements, meeting schedules and even informative inserts on topics such as hurricane preparedness.  The newsletter is available in print at various locations throughout the city and in City Hall. 

South Pasadena Block Party March 28th!

City of South Pasadena Block Party!  Saturday, March 28, 2015 12:00 noon - 4:00 p.m. Bay View Park, 7054 Sunset Drive.  Food, music, entertainment, car show, children's activities, arbor day celebration, public safety demonstration.  Free shuttle bus and parking!

29th Annual Artspring Exhibition

Mark your calendars! The City of South Pasadena's 29th Annual Artspring Exhibition is quickly approaching!  Come out March 27-29 from 10 AM to 3 PM! 

March 10, 2015 Election of Two Commissioners Canceled

Notice is hereby given to all registered voters within the corporate limits of the City of South Pasadena, FL that the general election scheduled for March 10, 2015 has been canceled as only two candidates qualified.  The two candidates will be sworn in at the March 10th Regular Commission Meeting.  The two candidates who qualified are Gail Neidinger and Lari Johnson.


Upcoming Event! 29th Annual Artsrping Exhibition


Mark your calendars! The City of South Pasadena's 29th Annual Artspring Exhibition is quickly approaching!  Come out March 27-29 from 10 AM to 3 PM! 

 

Invitation to Bid


Sealed proposals will be received at the City of South Pasadena, City Hall, 7047 Sunset Drive South, South Pasadena, Florida 33707, in Pinellas County, until April 9, 2015 at 2:00 P.M., at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Commission Chambers at City Hall, 7047 Sunset Drive South, South Pasadena, Florida 33707, for furnishing necessary labor, materials, incidental items, and equipment for the Pasadena Isle – Mill and Resurface and Park Street – Pavement Restoration.
 
Click here for more information.
  

THE CITY'S GOVERNMENT CHANNEL 615 IS MOVING TO 643

 
Effective February 9, 2015, Bright House will be moving the City's government channel from channel 615 to channel 643.

City Connection Winter 2014

 
For the latest version of the City Connection newsletter, please visit: City Connection Winter 2014
 
The City Connection is South Pasadena's quarterly newsletter.  It features current event updates, photos from city events, news/announcements, meeting schedules and even informative inserts on topics such as hurricane preparedness.  The newsletter is available in print at various locations throughout the city and in City Hall. 
 

Special Commission Meeting Scheduled for December 23, 2014

A Special Commission Meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 9:00 A.M.  
 
For more information, please see the agenda packet here.
 

Final Day of BINGO is Dec. 18

  
Bingo has been indefinitely canceled.  The final day of bingo will be held on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 12:15 p.m.
   

Holiday Boat Parade, Open House, Tree Lighting & Concert!


City of South Pasadena & City of St. Pete Beach

Holiday Lighted Boat Parade Viewing
Friday, December 5, 2014 (approx.) 6:00 p.m.
Barbara Gilberg Habitat Park, 1600 Pasadena Avenue S.

City Hall Holiday Open House - New this year! 

Friday, December 12, 2014 from 4 PM to 6 PM
City Hall 7047 Sunset Drive South

Annual Tree Lighting and Holiday Concert

Friday, December 12, 2014 at 6:30 PM
Dick Holmes Band Shell in Galatea Garden
7015 Sunset Drive South

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March 10, 2015 Election of Two Commissioners Canceled

 
Qualifying for the March 10, 2015 election was November 3, 2014 at noon to November 17 at noon.  As only two candidates qualified, the election of two Commissioners has been canceled and the two candidates will be sworn in at the March Regular Commission Meeting.  The two candidates who qualified are Gail Neidinger and Lari Johnson.
 

Household/Business Electronics & Chemical Mobile Collection


Free for Pinellas County residents. Businesses pay reduced fees.
Household/Business Electronics & Chemical Mobile Collection
Saturday, November 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Gulfport Neighborhood Center
1617 49th St. S
  
For more information on mobile collections or the permanent hazardous waste facility, contact Pinellas County Solid Waste at (727) 464-7500 or visit www.pinellascounty.org/utilities

BINGO CANCELED - THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2014

 
BINGO has been canceled for Thursday, October 23, 2014.
 

BINGO CANCELED - THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2014


BINGO has been canceled for Thursday, October 16, 2014.
 

BINGO CANCELED - THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2014

 
BINGO has been canceled for Thursday, October 9, 2014.
 
 

City Connection Fall 2014


For the latest version of the City Connection newsletter, please visit: City Connection Fall 2014


The City Connection is South Pasadena's quarterly newsletter.  It features current event updates, photos from city events, news/announcements, meeting schedules and even informative inserts on topics such as hurricane preparedness.  The newsletter is available in print at various locations throughout the city and in City Hall. 
 

BINGO CANCELED - THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2014

 
BINGO has been canceled for Thursday, October 2, 2014. 
 

Operation Medicine Cabinet


10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 27, 2014

St. Pete Beach Rec Center
7701 Boca Ciega Drive
St. Pete Beach (Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office)

For more info click here.

September 16, 2014 Administrative Workshop - RESCHEDULED

 
Please be aware that the Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Administrative Workshop has been rescheduled for Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 9:00 A.M.

August 19, 2014 Agenda Meeting and Administrative Workshop - RESCHEDULED


Please be aware that the Tuesday, August 19, 2014 Agenda Meeting and Administrative Workshop have been rescheduled for Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 9:00 A.M. 
 

Special Commission Meeting Scheduled

A Special Commission Meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 9:00 AM.  For more information, please see the agenda posted on the Notices & Agendas page. 


Commission Meetings Canceled

All regularly scheduled Commission meetings between July 2, 2014 and August 18, 2014 have been canceled.  Meetings resume on Tuesday, August 19, 2014.

 

New Website Launch!

The city's new website, mysouthpasadena.com, officially launched Tuesday, July 1, 2014!  With a fresh new look, new content, and user-friendly navigation, we hope that the new site will make it even easier for residents, businesses, and visitors to be informed and involved in the City of South Pasadena.  

Thanks for visiting!  Check back for more news, event information and photos! 

Street Renamed in Honor of John Stross

In honor of Leverock's co-owner and philanthropist John Stross who passed away in May, the portion of Grevilla Avenue that runs next to Leverock's Restaurant will now bear his name. 

Stross Sign