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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Lincoln Park Business Expo & Job Fair Scheduled for Friday, September 20

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The City of Fort Pierce will host the 2nd Annual Lincoln Park Business Expo on Friday, September 20, 2019 from 11am-6pm at the Percy S. Peek Gymnasium and Indian River State College’s Blackburn Education Center, located at 2902 Avenue D. The Expo is FREE ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: September 19, 2019

City of Fort Pierce is Seeking Volunteers to Serve on the Board of Examiners of Contractors

The Fort Pierce City Commission is seeking individuals to serve on the Board of Examiners of Contractors. The purpose of the board is to provide practical and adequate control of all contractors in the construction trades in the city by requiring annual r...

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City News Releases
Posted on: July 25, 2019

Fort Pierce Gold Hammer Awards Nominations Now Open

March 2019 Gold Hammer Winner

Mayor Linda Hudson is now accepting nominations for Gold Hammer Awards. The award recognizes the efforts of residents and business owners in the Fort Pierce community that have significantly improved their homes or businesses through new construction or r...

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City News Releases
Posted on: September 11, 2019

CeeCee Ross Lyles 9/11 Memorial Recognition in Fort Pierce

Liberty Garden Fort Pierce

The City of Fort Pierce will hold a memorial service to honor CeeCee Ross Lyles who perished on Flight 93 when it crashed in a Pennsylvania field during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

The memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday,...

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City News Releases
Posted on: August 9, 2019

City of Fort Pierce Announces Opening of Kayak Launch in Downtown Fort Pierce

Downtown Fort Pierce Kayak Launch

The City of Fort Pierce is excited to announce the opening of a new public kayak launch located at the intersection of Citrus Avenue and Indian River Drive in Downtown Fort Pierce. Fort Pierce visitors and residents now have a new access point to enjoy th...

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City News Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2019

City of Fort Pierce Takes Part in National #CityHallSelfie Day

The City of Fort Pierce will celebrate National City Hall Selfie Day on Thursday, August 15th from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM in front of Fort Pierce City Hall located at 100 North US Highway 1. Join city staff and elected officials for a group selfie at 10:00 A...

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City News Releases
Posted on: September 11, 2019

City of Fort Pierce Announces E-Scooter Share Launch

Scooter Share Launch

Zagster, in partnership with the City of Fort Pierce, launched the city’s new e-scooter share program on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at Marina Square. This is the first scooter share program in St. Lucie County.

Since February 2018, the...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Animal Care in Fort Pierce

The City of Fort Pierce remains committed to ensuring the safety and care of all animals that reside within our community. In our continued efforts to provide humane treatment of the community’s animals, the City of Fort Pierce has teamed with t...

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Agenda Item City News Releases
Posted on: June 19, 2019

Fort Pierce City Commission Seeks Nominations for the Re-Naming of Northwest Pioneers Park

Northwest Pioneers Park

The Fort Pierce City Commission has issued a call for nominations for the re-naming of Northwest Pioneers Park located at N. 29th Street and Avenue M.  The practice of the City of Fort Pierce is to name parks, recreation areas, facilities, street...

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Application City News Releases
Posted on: June 19, 2019

City of Fort Pierce Commissioners Seek Applications for Planning Board

Fort Pierce City Hall

The Fort Pierce City Commission is accepting applications for the City Planning Board.   This advisory board is essential in reviewing and influencing the management of growth in Fort Pierce. Their efforts foster the development of communities an...

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Application City News Releases
Posted on: June 11, 2019

Special FPRA Meeting Scheduled for June 13 to Discuss H.D. King Plant Property

Former H.D. King Plant Site

The Fort Pierce Redevelopment Agency (FPRA) will hold a special meeting on Thursday, June 13 at 2pm to discuss and evaluate the proposals submitted in response to the Request for Proposals for the Redevelopment of the Former H.D. King Plant Site in Downto...

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Agenda City News Releases
Posted on: June 6, 2019

FEMA Public Notice - Moore's Creek

Moore's Creek

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has received the subgrant application for the City of Fort Pierce’s Moore’s Creek Canal Erosion repair due to damages from Hurricane Irma (DR-4337-FL PW-4637). Pursuant to Executive Order ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Fort Pierce City Commission Seeks Nominations for the Naming of a New Kayak Launch

The Fort Pierce City Commission has issued a call for nominations for the naming of the new Kayak launch being constructed at the intersection of Indian River Drive and Citrus Avenue. The practice of the City of Fort Pierce is to name parks, recreation ar...

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City News Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2019

City of Fort Pierce Commissioners Seek Applications for Historic Preservation Board

Orange Ave

Fort Pierce City Commissioners are looking for civic-minded city residents to serve on the Historic Preservation Board. The Historic Preservation Board meets on the 4th Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m.  Members must be city residents and have ex...

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Additional Info... City News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Mayor Linda Hudson Honored with 2019 Home Rule Hero Award

Mayor Hudson

The Florida League of Cities recently recognized Mayor Linda Hudson with a 2019 Home Rule Hero Award. Mayor Hudson earned this prestigious award for her tireless efforts to protect the Home Rule powers of Florida’s municipalities and advance the...

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City News Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2019

City of Fort Pierce Named a National Finalist to Grow Local Food Economy

FP Farmers Market

The Trump Administration has announced that Fort Pierce, Fla. is one of 15 communities selected to participate in Local Foods, Local Places (LFLP), a federal initiative that helps communities reinvest in existing neighborhoods and improve quality of life ...

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City News Releases
Posted on: May 2, 2019

Fort Pierce Public Works Open House Scheduled for May 23

PW Open House

The City of Fort Pierce Public Works Department is hosting an Open House on Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 5pm to 8pm at the Fort Pierce Public Works Facility located at 52 Savannah Road in Fort Pierce.

The open house celebrates National Public Works Week and...

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City News Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2019

City of Fort Pierce Offering “Way to Grow Lincoln Park!” Small Business Startup or Relocation Grants

Avenue D Corridor 2

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.

The Small Business Start...

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Additional Info... City News Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2019

City of Fort Pierce Offering “Way to Grow Lincoln Park!” Commercial Façade Grants

Avenue D Corridor

The City of Fort Pierce is pleased to announce the availability of grant funds to assist in the restoration, renovation, and repair of commercial facades in Lincoln Park along the Avenue D corridor. 

The Commercial Façade Improvement Grant Program...

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Additional Info... City News Releases
Posted on: April 29, 2019

City of Fort Pierce Commissioners Seek Applications for Sunrise Theatre Advisory Board

Sunrise Theatre

Fort Pierce City Commissioners are looking for civic-minded residents to serve on the Sunrise Theatre Advisory Board.   Qualified applicants should reside in the City of Fort Pierce, St. Lucie County or a neighboring county and be willing to serv...

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Additional Info... City News Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2019

City Commission Seeking Applications for the Infrastructure Surtax Citizen Committee

The Fort Pierce City Commission is seeking individuals to serve on the Fort Pierce Infrastructure Surtax Citizen Oversight Committee. As required by the 2018 voter referendum, the Infrastructure Surtax Citizen Oversight Committee is tasked with the review...

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City News Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2019

Lincoln Park Pop-up Community Meeting Scheduled for Tuesday, April 30

Lincoln Park Community Meeting

The City of Fort Pierce invites the community to share input, ideas, and feedback regarding the historic Lincoln Park Avenue D District on Tuesday, April 30 at the Lincoln Theater (1134 Avenue D) from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm.

The meeting will be held on the law...

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City News Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2019

City of Fort Pierce Installs Beach Accessibility Mat at South Causeway Park

AccessMat South Causeway Park

The City of Fort Pierce is proud to announce the installation of a beach access mat at South Causeway Park (420 Seaway Drive). The mat provides improved accessibility for residents and visitors with mobility impairments. It also provides improved access f...

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City News Releases
Posted on: March 26, 2019

St. Lucie TPO Announces Public Input Opportunities for South Bridge Bicycle Lanes

South Bridge

In response to requests from residents, the St. Lucie Transportation Planning Organization (St. Lucie TPO) is re-examining the addition of bicycle lanes to the SR-A1A South Causeway Bridge in Fort Pierce. The conceptual plan reduces the number of travel l...

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Additional Info... City News Releases
Posted on: February 26, 2019

City of Fort Pierce Announces Peacock Arts District Banner Contest

PAD Banners

In order to highlight Fort Pierce as an arts destination, celebrate the abundant creativity of our local artists, and delineate the newly created arts district –– the City of Fort Pierce is seeking local artwork to display on street po...

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City News Releases
Posted on: February 21, 2019

Fort Pierce City Commission is Seeking Residents for Infrastructure Surtax Oversight Committee

The Fort Pierce City Commission is seeking individuals to serve on the Fort Pierce Infrastructure Surtax Citizen Oversight Committee.   As required by the 2018 voter referendum, the Infrastructure Surtax Citizen Oversight Committee is tasked with...

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Additional Info... City News Releases
Posted on: February 13, 2019

City of Fort Pierce Commission Seeking Applications for the Civil Service Appeals Board

city hall fort pierce

The Fort Pierce City Commission is seeking individuals to serve on the Fort Pierce Civil Service Appeals Board. In accordance with City Charter, Article VII, Section 82, it shall be the duty of the civil service appeals board to make any investigation whi...

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Application City News Releases
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Registration Now Open for Fort Pierce Citizens Academy

Citizens Academy

The City of Fort Pierce will host its sixth Citizens Academy beginning Thursday, March 7, 2019. Fort Pierce Citizens Academy is a free, six-week interactive civic and public information program that focuses on educating residents and business owners about...

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Application City News Releases
Posted on: February 6, 2019

Second Annual Fort Pierce Blessing of the Fleet Scheduled for March 9th

Blessing of the Fleet (1)

Join us as we kick off a safe boating season at the second annual Fort Pierce Blessing of the Fleet on Saturday, March 9, 2019 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, 2019

Arbor Day Foundation Names Fort Pierce Tree City USA

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Fort Pierce was named a year 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 30 consecutive years.

Fort Pierce achieved Tree Ci...

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City News Releases
Posted on: February 4, 2019

Show your Fort Pierce Pride by Volunteering at the Great American Cleanup on Saturday, March 2nd

Great American Cleanup

Show your Fort Pierce Pride by Volunteering at the Great American Cleanup on Saturday, March 2nd

Take part in the largest community cleanup event in the City of Fort Pierce

Fort Pierce residents and visitors are invited to spend a Saturday morning beautifyi...

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Register Online City News Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Mayor Linda Hudson Seeks Nominations for Gold Hammer Awards

Gold Hammer Winner Anytime Fitness 2018

Mayor Linda Hudson is now accepting nominations for the Mayor's Gold Hammer Awards. Community members can nominate a residence or business in Fort Pierce for a commercial, residential or new construction project.

The Mayor's Gold Hammer Awards are presente...

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Additional Info... City News Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2019

4th Annual Highwaymen Heritage Trail Art Show and Festival Set for February 16th

Highwyamen Fest 2

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 16 from 10am-4pm at Moore’s Creek Linear Park, a...

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Additional Info... City News Releases
Posted on: January 17, 2019

City of Fort Pierce Launches Photo Contest for 2019-20 Annual Report Calendar

Fort Pierce Calendar Photo Contest

Have you taken a beautiful picture of the city's historic architecture, landscape, or perhaps people enjoying fun events? We encourage all amateur and professional photographers to enter our City of Fort Pierce Calendar Photo Contest, with a focus on all ...

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Additional Info... City News Releases
Posted on: January 17, 2019

Fort Pierce Mayor Linda Hudson to Deliver 2019 State of the City on February 12, 2019

Linda Hudson

The City of Fort Pierce will be hosting the first annual Mayor’s State of the City Address on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 6 p.m. at the Sunrise Theatre (117 South 2nd Street).

Mayor Linda Hudson will be presenting ‘Fort Pierce: Rich H...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2019

4th Annual City of Fort Pierce Job Fair Scheduled for Jan. 30

Job Fair

The Fourth Annual City of Fort Pierce Job Fair will be held on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 from 10AM to 2PM.  This event will be held at the Havert L. Fenn Center, located at 2000 Virginia Ave in Fort Pierce.  This event is presented in ...

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Additional Info... City News Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2019

City of Fort Pierce Announces Public Service Grant Opportunity

The City of Fort Pierce 2018-2019 Public Service grant opportunity will open January 7, 2019 and remain open to accept applications until 3:00pm on Thursday, February 7, 2019. This is a competitive grant program that will provide grant awards up to $5,000...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2019

City of Fort Pierce Presents “Movies in the Fort,” a Free Outdoor Film Series

Movies In The Fort

Hollywood stars debut under Fort Pierce skies this season, as “Movies in the Fort” brings big-screen entertainment to local parks for the very first time.

On various Friday nights from January to May, parks in six local neighborhoods wi...

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City News Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2019

City of Lights Decorating Contest Winners Announced

Winners

As the holiday season comes to a close, it is time to announce the winners of the City of Fort Pierce’s 3rd Annual City of Lights Decorating Contest!

Community members helped brighten the City by participating in the City of Lights Decorating Con...

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