To preserve, protect, maintain and enhance the city's parklands and recreational facilities and engage people in leisure activities that contribute to their quality of life.
The Penny for Pinellas tax is a one percent sales tax surcharge on taxable commodities sold in Pinellas County. It was first approved by voters in 1989 and went into effect in February 1990. A third extension of the Penny for Pinellas tax was passed by voters in March 2007. This extension is for another ten-year period, from February 1, 2010 to January 31, 2020. It is estimated that $62 million will be received from the Penny for Pinellas tax for leisure facilities over this ten-year period.
Our annual magazine that features recreation activities and things to do at over 150 parks and arts & culture venues in St. Petersburg, Florida.