July 31, 2019

Welcome to Your City @ Work, where you will find City of Dunedin highlights from the City Manager's office each month.

MESSAGE FROM THE CITY MANAGER

Welcome to the August edition of Your City @ Work, a monthly online newsletter. Our goal is to keep you up to date on pending issues and actions before the City Commission so that you can participate in the decision making process. We hope you will find this form of communication educational and informative.

Jennifer K. Bramley, City Manager
CITY NEWS
DEPARTMENTS TEMPORARY MOVE
City Departments, located in both the Municipal Services building and the Technical Services building will begin moving in October 2019 to temporary locations as we prepare for the upcoming New City Hall Complex Project.

2020 BUDGET UPDATE
The Dunedin City Commission will vote to approve and adopt the Fiscal Year 2020 budget at two upcoming City Commission meetings on September 5 and 19. Commission meetings are held on Thursdays at 6pm at Dunedin City Hall.

CITY OF DUNEDIN CODE ENFORCEMENT

As the City faces continued criticism for recent actions taken by code enforcement, we wanted to share more about the code, our polices and how we work with residents to achieve code compliance.

SHORT-TERM RENTALS
As Dunedin continues to be a destination for vacationers, interest in short-term or transient use rentals has increased. Transient uses or short-term rentals are defined as any rental period of less than 90 days or three calendar months. Vacation or short-term rentals, such as Airbnb, HomeAway and VRBO are considered transient uses. Dunedin offers a variety of locations where short-term rentals are approved.

BACK TO SCHOOL
OPEN HOUSE
On August 1, Bring the whole family to get prepared for the school year! The first 200 school age children will get free backpacks and school supplies.

PURPLE HEART
RECOGNITION DAY
On Tuesday, August 7 join the City of Dunedin in a special ceremony where we will honor and pay tribute to all Veterans, with a special focus on Purple Heart recipients.

DUNEDIN ORANGE FESTIVAL
The 10th Annual Dunedin Orange Festival was held in Edgewater Park on Saturday, July 13.

Watch the DTV recap about the Orange Festival .
NEW HOT TOPICS

We heard you! Visit the new Hot Topics section of DunedinGov.com where you will find the most up to date information about the topics you want to know about.

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

Complete a disaster plan before the chaos of an approaching storm to be sure you have time to do it right. Pack your Emergency Survival Kits before June 1st to be sure you have what you need. Organize important papers so you can grab them quickly.

MAYOR'S CORNER

This month Mayor Julie Ward Bujalski discusses the Dunedin Causeway.

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FUNEDIN FACT
The first town council meeting took place on August 31, 1899. Four ordinances were adopted, one of which dealt with the hog problem Dunedin was facing.