The City of Largo is committed to providing superior services and continues to take proactive measures to help preserve the health and well-being of our community. Patrons visiting Largo facilities are encouraged to wear masks and maintain social distancing at events and programs. In addition, as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends, getting the COVID-19 vaccine is another layer to protect yourself and others. Find a vaccine location online, or visit local pharmacies and Publix grocery stores for walk-in availability.
CITY RESPONSE TO COVID-19
September 22, 2023
The City of Largo is proud to recognize Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 - October 15. Join us as we shine a spotlight on the rich and diverse culture of the Hispanic and Latino/a/x community represented by nearly 13 percent of Largo residents. This month is an opportunity to connect, learn, and celebrate!
September 22, 2023
Halloween is just around the corner, and the City of Largo is gearing up for a spine-tingling celebration! Get ready for a month filled with thrilling activities, family-friendly fun, and spooky spectacles that will leave everyone in the community howling with delight.
September 21, 2023
On Monday, September 18, 2023, the Largo City Commission formally adopted an annual operating budget and property tax rate, maintaining the current tax rate at $5.5200 per $1,000 of assessed value.
September 20, 2023
Forward Pinellas is currently developing the next Long Range Transportation Plan, also known as Advantage Pinellas 2050, which accounts for all transportation projects that are to be funded in Pinellas County out to the year 2050.
September 19, 2023
The construction at Woodrow Park is nearing completion! The City of Largo invites you and your neighbors to join us for a grand re-opening event for Woodrow Park on Friday, October 6 from 5:30-7:30pm. Enjoy entertainment, music, games, and a sneak peek of the design that incorporates community feedback.
September 19, 2023
The City of Largo is proud to announce the 2023 dates for ShredFest, the free document shredding and recycling event. Please join us on January 14, April 15, and October 14 at the Starkey Road Recycling Center (1551 Starkey Rd) from 9am-12pm or until the trucks are full.
September 18, 2023
The City of Largo is joining Pinellas County Solid Waste in holding an upcoming Household Chemical Collection event on Saturday, September 30 at Starkey Road Recycling Center (1551 Starkey Road) from 9am-2pm. A household chemical collection event is an easy and convenient way for residents to discard unwanted household chemicals.
September 08, 2023
With the fall harvest season approaching, now is the perfect time to explore gardening possibilities. Stop by McGough Park on select Fridays this fall to learn various gardening techniques on various subjects from the experts.
September 07, 2023
The mission of Largo’s Recreation, Parks and Arts' Department is to provide programs and facilities that are enriching and inspire community pride. During the month of September, the department is hosting a public survey to learn more about the community’s perspective on the current use and satisfaction of recreation services in Largo.
September 01, 2023
Looking for a senior gym discount? We have the ultimate discount for Largo seniors. Starting October 1, 2023, the Largo Recreation, Parks, and Arts Department will offer all recreation fitness classes at Highland, Southwest, and the Community Center for free to individuals with eligible healthcare providers.
September 01, 2023
Planning for the Southwest Pool renovations continues as Team Members work to balance the facility's needs with the current budget. The project is currently in the design phase and renovations are planned to include resurfacing, repairs to the dive tower, and more. It is currently anticipated construction will begin in early 2024
August 21, 2023
Central Park Performing Arts Center Announces 2023-24 Season! The Central Park Performing Arts Center is proud to announce its new season of performances, featuring a diverse lineup that will offer an exciting array of performances, including theatre, dance, the Children's Educational Series, family entertainment, jazz, classical, pop, rock music, and comedy.
July 13, 2023
Each year, community priorities help to determine how tax dollars are spent within the City of Largo's annual budget, totaling nearly $250 million of local investment. The City is currently planning for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 budget, which begins in October. The proposed FY2024 budget continues to support the focus areas and initiatives in the City’s Strategic Plan established by the City Commission.
June 29, 2023
Construction for the Gladys Street improvement project will be underway in a few weeks. Residents and roadway users should be prepared for road closures starting as early as Sunday, July 23. The project site includes Gladys Street from the intersection at Dryer Avenue to the intersection at Wilcox Road.
June 19, 2023
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February 02, 2023
The City of Largo is proud to announce that the City of Largo has been named a National Top Workplace again for 2023!
November 04, 2022
Largo City Commission, City Leadership, and the Horizon Project Team joined the project architect, ASD│SKY and Biltmore Construction in Downtown Largo for an official groundbreaking ceremony of Horizon West Bay in Fall 2022. Mayor Woody Brown and City Manager Henry Schubert welcomed guests and talked about Horizon as a true investment in a Downtown vision.
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