City News

Peak Hurricane Season in Florida: How to Plan & Stay Informed

Hurricane season is here, and Largo residents and businesses are reminded to be prepared before a storm hits. As the City of Largo continues to work with local and state emergency teams regarding upcoming storms, take action to stay informed and win a hurricane preparedness kit.
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Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

The City of Largo has teamed up with the Florida Department of Health Pinellas to offer a pop-up vaccine clinic at the Largo Public Library on August 5 from 10am until 2pm. Both Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson will be available. There are no appointments required, no cost for the vaccine, and individuals are not required to provide insurance information. Help us protect the health and wellness of our community.
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Largo Sustainability Series: Cooking on a Budget

Largo team members join the UF/IFAS Extension Office to hear new recipes, learn ways to save, and finally figure out what to do with those leftover vegetables.
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Sign up for Before and After Care Now

Registration has begun for the 2021-2022 School Year!
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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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Meet With Housing Services at Upcoming Virtual Housing Expo

Are you looking to purchase a home? Join City of Largo Housing Services and fellow sponsors at the 2021 Virtual HOPE Expo on Saturday, September 18 and Saturday, September 25 from 10am-2pm each day. 
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July is National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month

It’s National Vehicle Theft Prevention month and the Largo Police Department is highlighting ways to protect your ride. Here are a few tips to help prevent this from happening to you.
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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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July is Park and Recreation Month

Celebrate with us by sharing your photos and stories throughout the month of July
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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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Hours and Programs Changing for Summer

Check out our list of facility changes including hours and programming
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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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Free Tutoring this Summer at Highland Recreation Complex

Students Grades K-5 can take advantage of these one hour sessions through August 6
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Rosery Road Construction Update

Beginning 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.
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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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