COVID-19 Vaccine: Take a Step toward NormalIt's hard sometimes to remember the time before COVID-19, but we all have a chance now to get closer to that lost sense of normal life: maybe it's a casual dinner with friends, hugging grandma, or just going out to the store without a second thought. By now, you probably know someone that’s taken that next step toward normal by getting one of the vaccines. If you're unsure about taking that step, ask them why they did it, but also consider these facts:
Join our Top Workplace this Summer!Are you looking for a great place to work? Does going on a field trip or day in the sun while earning money sound like fun? Build skills for the future while enjoying your job.
City of Largo Improves the Open Public Records Request Experience for PublicThe City of Largo is improving transparency by making public records easily accessible to the public. Requestors of public information will now have the option of submitting Open Records Requests through an online form. While other methods for submitting requests are still available, the City is excited to be able to offer a more convenient option.
Sun Safety TipsDid you know that the City of Largo averages 246 sunny days per year? Our sunny climate means plenty of time outdoors enjoying Largo's award-winning parks, nature and green spaces. It also means sun safety is important. Before you head out today, be sure to stay sun-safe with the following tips.
The City of Largo Deploys Workday Financial Management and Workday Human Capital ManagementThe City of Largo announced that it is driving business value from its deployment of Workday Financial Management and Workday Human Capital Management (HCM), which supports the city in delivering superior services to its community. Workday (NASDAQ:WDAY) is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources.
Charged Up: Largo EV Celebrates 4K Uses in 2020The City of Largo’s electric vehicle charging station at the Central Park Performing Arts Center (CPPAC) is celebrating its 4,000th use this April, with an average of 40 charging sessions each month from June to December of 2020. That is equal to 1,302 kilowatt hours (kWh) 104 gallons of gasoline or about 39 25-gallon full trash bags that will not hit the landfill each month.
2021 Legislative Session UpdateThe 2021 Legislative Session is in week 7 of 12. The City of Largo, in close partnership with the Florida League of Cities, is monitoring bills currently moving through committee in both the Florida House and Senate.
Pinellas County Rent Assistance Program OpensPinellas County opened its COVID-19 Emergency Rent Assistance Program on March 31, 2021. Pinellas County's Emergency Rent Assistance Program is available to assist households who had a loss of income due tot he COVID-19 Pandemic.
The Federal Eviction Moratorium was also extended until June 30, 2021 for households that have had a loss of income related to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Join Mayor Woody Brown in the Water Conservation ChallengeMayor Woody Brown is joining other mayors across the country in asking residents to make a commitment to conserve water and protect this vital resource by taking part in the 10th Annual Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation this April.
Rosery Road Construction UpdateBeginning in mid-March, Rosery Road from Missouri Avenue to the Walmart truck entrance will be undergoing construction for approximately 6 months. The City's construction contractor will be providing message boards beginning two weeks before the start of construction to alert drivers of the upcoming closure. Stay tuned to Largo.com for more information, including detour routes, or for questions, contact Engineering@largo.com.
City of Largo Wins Top Workplace USA Award
The City of Largo has earned the 2021 Top Workplaces USA award! The list of winners was announced by Energage, a purpose-driven organization that develops solutions to build and brand Top Workplaces.