City News

New City Hall Design

The City of Largo is excited to share with our community the progress on the new Downtown City Hall design and get your feedback. Through team member and community input, architects at ASD | Sky have been working with an interdepartmental project team on making the vision for this project a reality. There are still many more changes and decisions, but the project is on track and moving into the next phase. Watch the video below for a sneak peek and complete the online survey if you have any feedback.
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Landlords and Renters: Updates to County's Rental Assistance Program

Are you at risk of missing an upcoming rent payment or behind on past rent? Pinellas County’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program has expanded eligibility to help more renters.
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Community Panel: Reflecting on the Past Year

On Friday, August 20, two organizations that serve residents across the City of Largo and greater Tampa Bay region came together to reflect on the past challenging year and a half during which a global pandemic as well as social unrest and economic uncertainty have impacted so many across our communities. 
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Congratulations Kim Adams, 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

The City of Largo is proud to announce that Kim Adams, Finance Director has received the FGFOA Lifetime Achievement Award. Sponsored by the Florida Government Finance Officers Association, this award recognizes and honors a finance officer who has made a lasting and worthwhile contribution to the citizens of Florida.
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West Bay Drive Storm Pipe Repairs

City Staff discovered the failure of a 72-inch storm pipe along West Bay Drive in Downtown Largo. Engineering responded to a report of a large hole next to the roadway near Ulmer Park. Coordinating with the Public Works Department, staff barricaded the area for immediate safety. The City is working with a contractor to stabilize the failure and working to avoid damage to the nearby roadway or sewer system. The stabilization work will happen over the next few weeks in July and will provide a temporary fix to the larger issue of failing pipes due to age.
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Seminole Blvd Sewer Improvements

The Seminole Boulevard / 8th Ave SW Sanitary Sewer Pipe Replacement Project will eliminate persistent sanitary sewer overflows along 1st Street SW and correct a number of aging infrastructure deficiencies along this one mile route. Read on for project updates, detours and more information.
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WeatherSTEM Stations

To keep you naturally informed and ahead of the weather, Largo Fire Rescue has installed  web-based WeatherSTEM weather stations at its six fire stations. The stations offer a wide variety of real-time weather information data and a live video feed from the station. You can also see time-lapse video from the station's camera.
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Trail Head Improvement at West Bay Drive

The objectives for the improvements to the West Bay Drive project are to enhance the overall aesthetics of the trail and surrounding amenities.
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Pinellas County Fertilizer Ban in Effect

The Pinellas County Fertilizer Ban is in effect from June 1 through September 30, strictly prohibiting the sale or use of most lawn and landscape fertilizers as they contain Nitrogen and Phosphorous. Over 70% of Pinellas County waters contain excess amounts of these nutrients every year, causing harmful algae blooms that can even lead to fish kills. Excess nitrogen can lead to decreased water quality and can affect the health of the plants and animals that live in our local waterways.
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Seeking Teens to Join the Youth Leadership Council

Seeking students in grades 9-12 who are Largo residents that want to make a difference in their community!
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Pinellas County Rent Assistance Program is Open

Pinellas County's COVID-19 Emergency Rent Assistance Program is open to assist households who had a loss of income due tot he COVID-19 Pandemic. 

The Federal Eviction Moratorium was also extended until July 31, 2021 for households that have had a loss of income related to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
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Largo Wastewater Reclamation Facility Treatment Plant Upgrades

In October 2018, the City began an over $50 million project to upgrade the treatment plant. To date, this project is 75 percent complete with a final completion date in Fall 2021.
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Storm Updates

Take action to stay informed and get prepared before a storm hits. Stay informed on the latest weather and emergency updates by signing up for AlertPinellas and view how you can get prepared before the Storm at Largo.com/StormReady.
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