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Safety Harbor Public Meetings via Zoom

Due to COVID-19 and to protect the health and safety of our residents and visitors, the City of Safety Harbor has devised to host the City’s public meetings using virtual and audio communications technology. This means that members of the public who wish to tune in or comment during the meeting will have several options.

Watch or Listen Live:

Diversity Advisory Board Meeting – September 29, 2020, 6:00 PM

Call In: Toll-free 877-853-5257 or 888-475-4499  

Mobile Device: The Zoom application is available from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

Enter Zoom Meeting ID # 991 5305 9171

Web Browser: https://cityofsafetyharbor.zoom.us/j/99153059171

City Website: http://www.cityofsafetyharbor.com/557/Streaming-Media


To Offer Public Comment:

Email: PComment@cityofsafetyharbor.com
Emailed comments under 500 words will be read aloud during the meeting, longer emails will be provided to the City Commissioners but will not be read aloud.

Mail To: City Clerk, Attn: Public Comment | 750 Main Street | Safety Harbor, FL 34695
Mailed comments under 500 words will be read aloud during the meeting, longer emails will be provided to the City Commissioners but will not be read aloud.

Voice Live During Meeting: “Raise Your Hand” and the host will be notified that you wish to comment, and you will be called on at the appropriate time. Please note that live public comment may only be shared during the associated agenda item or as part of audience to be heard. At all other times, live participants will be on "mute" to minimize background noise and feedback.

To Raise Your Hand:
-From your telephone touchpad, Press Star (*) and then 9
-From web browser or mobile app, use the “Raise Hand” icon

The City of Safety Harbor is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for access for the disabled. Anyone needing reasonable accommodation to participate in this meeting, including but not limited to access to TTY/TDD, should contact the City at least 48 hours prior to the meeting via email to ksammons@cityofsafetyharbor.com, via U.S. mail to 750 Main Street, Safety Harbor, FL 34695, or by contacting the Deaf Literacy Center – Main Office at the Safety Harbor Public Library via Video Phone (VP-200): (727) 474-1914 or (727) 724-1525 ext. 4120.

Citywide COVID-19 Updates: City Hall Re-Opening June 1, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions

What services are available?

Permit and inspection services; and utility billing payments/inquiries.

What if I need services that are not permit, inspection, or utility billing related?

Please call 727-724-1555 for information regarding your required service. City Staff are available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Some services will be handled by electronic means (skype and zoom), and/or appointment only.

Where should I enter City Hall?

The public are required to enter City Hall through the doors located on Main Street.

What if I am sick or experiencing symptoms of fever, cough, chills, etc.?

The public will not be permitted in any facilities if experiencing symptoms such as fever, cough, chills, etc.

Before entering City Hall, what will I need to do?

The public are required to sign in at the table located in the breezeway before entering the front City Hall on Main Street.

Where do I exit City Hall?

The public are required to exit City Hall through the back door. ADA access will be available through the front door located on Main Street.

Will physical distancing be required and monitored?

CDC recommends that we limit close contact with others outside our household by staying at least 6 feet (about 2 arms’ length) from other people. There will be floor markings in the lobby directing the public. Staff will be monitoring the environment for compliance.

How can I pay my utility bill?

The front counter will be open to accept utility billing payments and/or other services Monday through Friday – 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Citizens are encouraged to continue to pay their utility bill using the mail, the drop box located to the right of City Hall’s front door, online, or through direct debit. Please visit www.cityofsafetyharbor.com/20/Utility-Billing for more information.

When will we get back to normal?

This is a tough question…remember, we are in this together and we will make the necessary tweaks and adjustments along the way to protect the health and safety of our employees and our citizens.

Is City Hall being cleaned?

City facilities, to include touchpoints, are being cleaned daily. City Staff are also cleaning their own workspaces and publicly used areas throughout the day as well as using hand sanitizer frequently, and disinfecting items daily and/or before using.

How can I stop the spread of COVID-19?

Avoid close contact with people who are sick; cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash; avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth; when in public wear a cloth face covering; clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces; stay home when you are sick; and wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.