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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

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

EASTER in Madeira Beach

EASTER in Madeira Beach

There are two churches in Madeira Beach both having fantastic services this EASTER. Church by the Sea has an early morning Sunrise service held at John’s Pass Village at 7am.  Bring your lawn chairs and gather at the main boardwalk entrance, by the Fisherman Lost at Sea sculpture. Join them for a great morning of… Continue Reading