In light of the risk of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the following ongoing events in the City of Venice have been canceled through May 1, 2020: City Bicycle Rides on the second Wednesday of the month Historic Bike Tours scheduled for March 17 and March 31 ... Read More.
The Open Data Hub for the City of Venice is now live! The Discover Venice Florida - Open Data Hub is a public accessible website for City GIS personnel and their departments to share data, maps and documents. On this site, there are Categories for... Read More.
The 31th Annual Venice Christmas Boat Parade sets sail on Saturday, Dec. 7 in the Intracoastal Waterway. Boats get underway at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome and all boaters are invited to join in the fun. The parade starts just north of the Albee Road... Read More.
A CONSULTING FIRM HIRED BY THE CITY OF VENICE SAYS THE CITY’S FIRE DEPARTMENT COULD STAND A TWENTY PERCENT REDUCTION IN FIRST RESPONDERS. THE FIRE CHIEF SAYS THAT CAN’T HAPPEN WITHOUT RISKING LIVES. AT A WEDNESDAY BUDGET MEETING, CHIEF JOHN REED SAID HE HAS... Read More.
THE VENICE CITY COUNCIL ON TUESDAY VOTED TO SET THE MAXIMUM TAX RATE OF 3.77 MILLS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012. THAT WOULD BE AN INCREASE FROM THE CURRENT RATE OF 2.77 MILLS, WHICH HAS BEEN THE RATE FOR THE PREVIOUS FOUR YEARS. IF THE... Read More.
THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION IN ORLANDO APPROVED THE VENICE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT PLAN. VENICE MAYOR JOHN HOLIC, INTERIM CITY MANAGER NANCY WOODLEY AND AIRPORT ADMINISTRATOR CHRIS ROZANSKEY MET WITH FAA REPRESENTATIVES ON MONDAY AND RECEIVED THEIR BLESSING ON THE PLAN, WHICH CALLS FOR THE SHIFTING... Read More.
A VENICE MAN WAS CHARGED AFTER HE CRASHED INTO A VENICE POLICE CRUISER RESPONDING TO AN EMERGENCY CALL. THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 84 YEAR OLD JOHN MCFADDEN OF VENICE WAS NORTHBOUND ON PINEBROOK ROAD APPROACHING THE INTERSECTION OF RIDGEWOOD AVENUE JUST AFTER 8:30PM... Read More.
THE VENICE CITY COUNCIL VOTED 6-1 TODAY TO APPROVE THE AIRPORT MASTER PLAN THAT WAS APPROVED BY THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION EARLIER IN THE MONTH. COUNCILMAN JIM BENNETT WAS THE LONE DISSENTER. THE AIRPORT IS NOW ELIGIBLE FOR NEARLY $21 MILLION IN IMPROVEMENT GRANTS... Read More.
A VENICE MAN IS FACING BURGLARY CHARGES AFTER POLICE SAY HE SMASHED THE WINDOW OF A CAR IN THE PUBLIC BEACH PARKING LOT AT THE VENICE PIER ON WEDNESDAY. ACCORDING TO THE VENICE POLICE DEPARTMENT, A BEACH GOER HEARD A CAR ALARM AND APPROACHED... Read More.
PROTESTORS FROM THE SURVIVORS NETWORK OF THOSE ABUSED BY PRIESTS DESCENDED ON THE CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF VENICE YESTERDAY. THEY SAID THEY CAME IN RESPONSE TO THE RECENT ARREST OF PORT CHARLOTTE PRIEST BERNARD CHOJNACKI, WHO IS ACCUSED OF EXPOSING HIMSELF AND PROPOSITIONING AN UNDERCOVER... Read More.