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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Coronavirus - Building Department Update #3

For the safety and well-being of you and our staff, in-person interior inspections for occupied or recently occupied residences will not be conducted at this time.

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Coronavirus - Fort Pierce City Hall, Closed to the Public

Starting Monday March 23, 2020, Fort Pierce City Hall is closed to the public.  Most permits or document submittals will be accommodated via email, US Mail, UPS or FedEx.  For emergency permits and other permits that can’t be s...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

City of Fort Pierce: COVID-19 Update #10

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COVID-19 Update #10

City of Fort Pierce

Contact: 772.465.4170

April 2, 2020, 5:00 PM

Website: www.cityoffortpierce.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ftpierce

City of Fort Pierce officials continue to urge residents and visitors to abide by social distancing guidel...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2020

City of Fort Pierce: COVID-19 Update #9

COVID-19 Update #9

City of Fort Pierce

Contact: 772.465.4170

March 31, 2020, 5:30 PM

Website: www.cityoffortpierce.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ftpierce

City of Fort Pierce officials continue to urge residents and visitors to abide by social distancing guidel...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2020

City of Fort Pierce: COVID-19 Update #8

COVID-19 Update #8

City of Fort Pierce

Contact: 772.465.4170

March 30, 2020, 4:00 PM

Website: www.cityoffortpierce.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ftpierce

City of Fort Pierce officials continue to urge residents and visitors to abide by social distancing guidel...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2020

City of Fort Pierce: COVID-19 Update #7

COVID-19 Update #7

City of Fort Pierce

Contact: Shyanne Helms, 772.465.4170

March 27, 2020, 4:00 PM

Website: www.cityoffortpierce.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ftpierce

There are reported cases of COVID-19 in St. Lucie County. As we head into the weekend, City...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2020

City of Fort Pierce: COVID-19 Update #6

COVID-19 Update #6

City of Fort Pierce

Contact: Shyanne Helms, 772.467.3034

March 24, 2020, 5:00 PM

Website: www.cityoffortpierce.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ftpierce

CITY PARKS AND BEACHES

All City of Fort Pierce beaches are closed, including South Causeway ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 23, 2020

City of Fort Pierce: COVID-19 Update #5

City of Fort Pierce

Contact: Shyanne Helms, 772.467.3034

March 23, 2020, 4:00 PM

Website: www.cityoffortpierce.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ftpierce

CITY PARKS AND BEACHES 

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, all City of Fort Pierce beach...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2020

City of Fort Pierce: COVID-19 Update #4

COVID-19 Update #4

City of Fort Pierce

Contact: Shyanne Helms, 772.467.3034

March 20, 2020, 4:30 PM

Website: www.cityoffortpierce.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ftpierce

CITY HALL

The City of Fort Pierce is committed to protecting the health and well-being of ou...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2020

City of Fort Pierce COVID-19 Update #3

CITY SERVICES

All City buildings are closed to the public with the exception of City Hall, Fort Pierce City Marina (open to existing tenants) and Indian Hills Golf Course. City Hall is open with limited access to the public. During this unpredictable time,...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2020

City of Fort Pierce Mayor Declares State of Local Emergency

The City of Fort Pierce is committed to protecting the health and well-being of our citizens and visitors. In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, the City of Fort Pierce is taking proactive steps to follow federal, state and local officials&rsqu...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2020

City of Fort Pierce COVID-19 Update #1

The City of Fort Pierce is committed to protecting the health and well-being of our citizens and visitors. The City of Fort Pierce continues to work closely with our community partners to monitor the Coronavirus situation in our community. At this time, t...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2020

City of Fort Pierce cancels large-scale special events as precaution

The City of Fort Pierce is committed to protecting the health and well-being of our citizens and visitors. At this time, there are no confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Fort Pierce. However, as a preventive measure to reduce the transmission and spread...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Fort Pierce City Hall to Exhibit 5th Grade Highwaymen Art Contest Entries

 The City of Fort Pierce hosted its 5th Annual Highwaymen Heritage Art Show and Festival on February 15, 2020. Along with the Festival, local 5th grade students participated in an art contest, giving them the opportunity to learn Fort Pierce&...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 3, 2020

RIBBON CUTTING FOR STUDENT PERKS COFFEE KIOSK AT FT. PIERCE CITY HALL

WHO: Ft. Pierce Westwood Academy and Ft. Pierce Central High School Exceptional Education Students

WHAT: Student Perks is a student run coffee kiosk that provides a work skills opportunity for St. Lucie Public Schools Exceptional Educatio...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

City of Fort Pierce continues Way to Grow Lincoln Park! Grant Program to Encourage Economic Developm

The City of Fort Pierce is pleased to announce the availability of grant funds to assist in the expenses for small business startup along the Avenue D corridor or relocating an already established business to the Avenue D corridor. Funding is also availab...

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Additional Info... City News Releases
Posted on: February 28, 2020

City of Fort Pierce Seeking Residents to serve on Advisory Boards and Committees

Boards and Committee Appreciation Luncheon

The City of Fort Pierce is seeking applications to fill upcoming vacancies on several advisory boards and Committees.The Fort Pierce City Commission is seeking individuals to serve on the Communitywide Council, the Historic Preservation Board, Zoning Boar...

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City News Releases
Posted on: February 19, 2020

The City of Fort Pierce Purchasing Department Hosts Vendor Workshop

The City of Fort Pierce Purchasing Division will host a free Vendor Workshop for those interested in learning how to do business with the City of Fort Pierce, Wednesday, March 11th, 2020 from 10:00AM – 12:00PM in the Commission Chambers located ...

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Additional Info... City News Releases
Posted on: February 5, 2020

3rd Annual Fort Pierce Blessing of the Fleet Scheduled for March 7th

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Join us as we kick off a safe boating season at the 3rd Annual Fort Pierce Blessing of the Fleet on Saturday, March 7th, 2020 at 11 :00 AM in the lntracoastal Waterway.

The Blessing of the Fleet is a time-honored tradition where vessels are blessed to mark...

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Additional Info... City News Releases
Posted on: February 5, 2020

Show your Fort Pierce Pride by Volunteering at the Great American Cleanup on Saturday, March 7th

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Take part in the largest community cleanup event in the City of Fort Pierce on Saturday, March 7th at the Fort Pierce Recreation Center

Fort Pierce residents and visitors are invited to spend a Saturday morning beautifying the city by volunteering...

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Additional Info... City News Releases
Posted on: February 4, 2020

Arbor Day Foundation Names Fort Pierce Tree City USA

2020.02.03 Proclamation Arbor Day

The City of Fort Pierce was named a 2020 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. The City of Fort Pierce has received this prestigious

designation for 31 consecutive years.

 

Fort Pi...

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Additional Info... City News Releases
Posted on: February 3, 2020

The City of Fort Pierce Hosts 2nd Annual Mayor’s State of the City Address.

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The City of Fort Pierce will be hosting the 2nd Annual Mayor’s State of the City Address on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 6 p.m. at the Sunrise Theatre (117 South 2nd Street).

Mayor Linda Hudson will be presenting ‘Fort Pierce Vision 20...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Lindsay School of the Arts Meet and Greet with the City of Fort Pierce Scheduled for Saturday, Feb.

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The Lindsay School of the Arts (LSA) will host a free Meet and Greet event in partnership with the City of Fort Pierce to share their plans to restore and revitalize the Old St. Anastasia School located at the corner of Orange Avenue and 10th Street in th...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 28, 2020

The City of Fort Pierce Hosts 5th Annual Highwaymen Heritage Trail & Art Show

Highwaymen Flyer 2.15.2020

The City of Fort Pierce’s annual tribute to the world-renown Florida Highwaymen Artists and their contribution to the rich cultural history of Fort Pierce will be held Saturday, February 15 from 10am-4pm at Moore’s Creek Linear Park, a...

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Additional Info... City News Releases
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Volunteers to serve on the Fort Pierce 2020 Census Complete Count Committee

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The Fort Pierce City Commission is seeking individuals to serve on the newly formed 2020 Census Complete Count Committee.  The Committee was established as an effort to insure the most accurate census count within the City of Fort Pierce through ...

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Additional Info... City News Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2020

Registration Now Open for Fort Pierce Citizens Academy

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The City of Fort Pierce will host its eighth Citizens Academy beginning Thursday, February 27, 2020. Fort Pierce Citizens Academy is a free, six-week interactive civic and public information program that focuses on educating residents and business owners ...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

City of Fort Pierce Commissioners Seek Applications for Board of Adjustment

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City of Fort Pierce Commissioners Seek Applications for Board of Adjustment

Fort Pierce City Commissioners are looking for civic-minded city resident to serve on the Board of Adjustment.  The Board of Adjustment meets the 4th Thursday of the month...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 17, 2020

City of Fort Pierce Launches Photo Contest for 2020-21 Annual Report Calendar

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Calling all photographers with all levels of experience! The City of Fort Pierce invites the public to submit photos for possible inclusion in the city’s 2020-21 Annual Report Calendar.

Have you taken a beautiful picture of the city’s h...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2020

City of Fort Pierce Announces Public Service Grant Opportunity

The City of Fort Pierce 2019-2020 Public Service grant opportunity will open January 6, 2020 and remain open to accept applications until 3:00pm on Friday, February 7, 2020. This is a competitive grant program that will provide grant awards up to $5,000 t...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2020

5th Annual City of Fort Pierce Job Fair

City of Fort Pierce Job Fair Job Seeker Flyer

The 5th Annual City of Fort Pierce Job Fair will be held Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 10:00AM to 2:00PM. This event will be held at the Havert L. Fenn Center located at 2000 Virginia Avenue, Fort Pierce FL 34982. This event is presented in partnership ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: November 26, 2019

City of Fort Pierce Announces Holiday Lights Spectacular

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year in Fort Pierce. The Dancing Palms are back! Over 100,000 Christmas lights wrapped around beautiful palm trees will light up the holiday evenings, synchronized to the sounds of Christmas. The annual holida...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Temporary Pick-up/Drop-Off Zones for Local Businesses

To help local businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19, the City of Fort Pierce will allow temporary use of the right-of-way as a short-term pick up/drop-off zone.

Restaurants that have transitioned to takeout and delivery only will be allowed to uti...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Most Affordable Beach Towns

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Neigbhorhoods.com ranked Fort Pierce as one of the most affordable beach towns in Florida. Downtown has kept true to its Spanish roots by maintaining the architecture and culture of its original settlers, and the enormous citrus groves add to the rural el...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Reader's Digest Top 20

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Reader’s Digest named Fort Pierce one of the top 20 most beautiful main streets in America. In Fort Pierce, you’ll find a historic, small-town lifestyle in a picturesque slice of paradise.

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Educational Excellence

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For the second year, St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) boasts a graduation rate above 90 percent with 1.7 percent growth this year landing the District at 91.8 percent – well above the State average.

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Most Affordable Beach Towns

Boat in the Water

Neigbhorhoods.com ranked Fort Pierce as one of the most affordable beach towns in Florida. Downtown has kept true to its Spanish roots by maintaining the architecture and culture of its original settlers, and the enormous citrus groves add to the rural el...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Indian Hills Golf Course to Remain Open to the Public

The Indian Hills Golf Course will remain OPEN for you to enjoy the golf, fresh air and some exercise but beginning tomorrow (3/18/20), we will implement the following:

  • Drinking Water Coolers will be removed from the course, so please bring an extra cup of ...
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Indian Hills Golf Course

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Accreditation Team Invites Public Comments About Fort Pierce Police Department

A team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) will arrive November 12, 2019 to examine all aspects of the Fort Pierce Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support serv...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Grand Jury Issues Decision in Officer-Involved Shooting

Case #: 181200183

Date/Time: 12.06.2018/11:45 p.m.

Location: 100 block of Alma Court

On Thursday, May 30, 2019, a Grand Jury issued a “no true bill,” in the officer-involved shooting that occurred on December 6, 2018. The jury found that ...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 29, 2019

Fort Pierce Police Department Transforms First Responder Communications with FirstNet

The Fort Pierce Police Department is connecting our officers to FirstNet – a new communications platform just for Public Safety. This tech upgrade equips our personnel with new capabilities and reliable access to critical information while in th...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

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