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Madeira Beach Limits Services to Protect Public and Staff

Madeira Beach Limits Services to Protect Public and Staff

MADEIRA BEACH, FL – The city of Madeira Beach has temporarily closed public access to all city facilities and reduced its functions to essential services only. The actions come as the city, at the direction of Pinellas County, closed beaches and city-operated beach parking lots over the weekend. The measures are designed to help slow the spread of Covid-19 (Coronavirus).

“We want everyone, residents, visitors, and staff to be safe and by limiting the areas where people would congregate, we are doing that,” said City Manager Bob Daniels. We saw a significant reduction in the number of people on the beach this past weekend the majority of residents are giving us feedback that they are in favor of the measures.”

Some of the changes in service include:
• The Building, Planning & Zoning departments are accepting permits and
development applications via drop-off only. Customer access will be limited to a drop box just outside of the main lobby doors.
• Inspections will be limited to the exterior of a structure if possible. Interior inspections will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis, and when deemed necessary, will follow CDC social distancing recommendations between staff and the public.
• Payment of permit and/or application fees will be limited to credit card
transactions. We understand this will have an impact on the overall processing timelines, but staff will respond to requests as quickly as possible. Contractors may still make permitting and inspection requests online.
• All public meetings will be held telephonically or virtually

Madeira Beach Postpones Large Scale Events

Madeira Beach Postpones Large Scale Events

MADEIRA BEACH, FL – Following the direction of Governor Ron DeSantis’ Executive Order issued earlier this week the City of Madeira Beach is postponing the following events at the Madeira Beach Recreation Center: • Kite Day • Gulf Beaches Rotary Waterfront Festival • The Water Lantern Festival • Mad Beach Burgerfest • Spring Break Camp… Continue Reading

9th Annual Grunt Hunt

9th Annual Grunt Hunt

Fishing enthusiasts from across the southeast will invade Madeira Beach on March 12th and 14th for the 9th Annual Great American Grunt Hunt. Hosted by Madeira Beach Marina, the annual event is the start of the spring fishing season on the Gulf Coast of Florida. The three-day event starts off with a mandatory Captain’s Meeting… Continue Reading

Road Work Ahead

Road Work Ahead

MADEIRA BEACH, FL – The Tom Stuart Causeway (150th Avenue) is a significant access route for motorists coming into or leaving the island community of Madeira Beach. As a major access route, with a drawbridge for boat traffic, it is not unusual for vehicles to back up due to traffic lights on either side of… Continue Reading

Coastal Community Clean-Up

Coastal Community Clean-Up

Coastal Community Clean-Up. The First Saturday of Every Month. 8am-11am • Meet At Archibald Beach Park The city will provide bags, gloves, sunscreen, water and a parking pass. There will be other fun giveaway items, educational resources and special attendees throughout the year as well. Please encourage your neighbors, friends, co-workers and community service groups… Continue Reading

Election March 12th – GO VOTE

Election March 12th – GO VOTE

MADEIRA BEACH – Two seats are are up for election Tuesday, March 12th. Another heated race is upon this small beach town. District 3 and 4 seats are up for election. In District 3, Commissioner Nancy Oakley is not running for re-election. Seeking to replace Oakley are former city Recreation Director Doug Andrews, and J.… Continue Reading

GO VOTE – March 13th at City Hall

Madeira Beach has two seats up for grabs.  District 1 has incumbent Terry Lister and Deby Weinstein, District 2 has incumbent Nancy Hodges and Eric Breslin.  The race is on.   GO VOTE March 13th, 2018 City Hall •  7am to 7pm The Beaches Chamber hosted a candidates’ forum on Wednesday, February 28 in the Commission Chambers,… Continue Reading

CITY OF MADEIRA BEACH ANNOUNCES CANDIDATE FORUM

CITY OF MADEIRA BEACH ANNOUNCES CANDIDATE FORUM

  The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a candidate forum at 5:30 p.m. on February 28th in the Commission Chambers at Madeira Beach City Hall, 300 Municipal Drive. Learn about the candidates running in the March 13th municipal election and participate in the opportunity to ask candidates questions you want answered.… Continue Reading

ELECTION NEWS: Two commission races set in Madeira Beach

ELECTION NEWS: Two commission races set in Madeira Beach

(Original Article Link) Article by: By WAYNE AYERS, TBN Correspondent MADEIRA BEACH – Longtime city commissioners Terry Lister and Nancy Hodges will face opposition from two political newcomers as they seek new terms in the March 13 municipal election. Lister, the longest serving member of the current commission, is being challenged by Deby Weinstein, an activist… Continue Reading