Open City Council Seat

Due to resignation, the Port Richey City Council has an open seat position. The City Council will appoint an appropriate citizen. The term will end when the seat is filled by election. Per the City’s charter, a candidate is qualified if they have lived inside the city limits of Port Richey for the past 12 months and are not a convicted felon. The Council will consider nominations for the position at the December 14, 2021, City Council meeting at 7:00 pm. Anyone qualified may request to be considered for the position.

If you are interested in being nominated for the position, please get in touch with the City Clerk at 727.835.1219 or for further information and signature. Completed forms must be received by the City Clerk no later than December 10, 2021, at 4:00 pm. Applicants must attend the December 14, 2021, City Council meeting (7:00 pm, City Hall, 6333 Ridge Road) to answer questions from the Council. The decision of the appointment is solely the purview of the Council. Once the Council has selected the appointee, the City Clerk will administer the oath of office. The new City Council member will be seated in the position as a member of the City Council with all rights and responsibilities thereof.

Holiday Closure

City Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 25, 2021, and Friday, November 26, 2021, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Normal business hours will resume on Monday, November 29, 2021. Have a safe and wonderful holiday!

Notice of Passing

It is with great sadness that we share the passing of retired City Council Member and long-time City Resident, Phyllis Grae. Phyllis loved her family, friends and the City of Port Richey. Phyllis was an active member in our community and always willing to provide guidance or help wherever needed. Her kindness, and generosity was unwavering. Besides being a City Council Member, Phyllis sat on several City committees and boards and was an advocate for City employees. At this time, we do not have any information on funeral services. Please keep Phyllis’s family, friends and her City family in your prayers during this difficult time.

Phone System Outage

We are currently experiencing a phone system outage at City Hall. The outage is only affecting Utility Billing, Administration and Development Services. Our IT Department and our service provider are diligently working to resolve the issue. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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