Mayor's Message

Dear Residents and Visitors,Mayor Patrick Soranno

Long-time Indian Shores resident Carole Irelan was presented the "Key to the Town" and a Certificate for her Years of Service Excellence as a Member of the Town Council, Planning, Zoning and Building Committee, Board of Adjustments and Appeals, and Town Library Volunteer. We truly thank her for her commitment and dedication to the Town of Indian Shores and wish her all the best with her future plans. 

Pictured at Tuesday's Town Council meeting below (L-R): Councilor Petruccelli, Councilor Smith, Mayor Soranno, Carole Irelan, Vice Mayor Schear, and Councilor Hackerson.

Carole Irelan

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The Town's Municipal Building is a polling place and will have its doors open for the voters beginning at 7:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday, August 23. Early voting begins Saturday, August 13. See the Supervisor of Elections section below for more information and locations for early voting.

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Have a great and safe week!

 Mayor Patrick C. Soranno

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FDOT Gulf Boulevard Landscape Project 2022Vice Mayor Mike Hackerson
Councilor Michael Hackerson

Morelli Landscaping completed the Florida Department of Transportation's (FDOT) Landscaping project ahead of schedule and really did a terrific job! They will be maintaining the newly planted right-of-way areas for the next two years as part of their contract. After that time, it will be the property owners' responsibility.

As a reminder, those of you that didn't get new plantings, it is still the property owners' responsibility to maintain the right-of-way in front of your property along Gulf Boulevard. Please check to make sure your irrigation systems are working properly and enjoy our beautiful new right of way.

We hope this adds to the beautification efforts that we focus on along Gulf Boulevard that makes Indian Shores what it is – a great place to live!

Please enjoy and drive, bike, and walk safely.

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Office of the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections 

The Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Office reminds voters that Early Voting will take place Saturday, August 13 – Sunday, August 21 at the three Supervisor of Elections Offices for the August 23 Primary Election. The hours for Early Voting are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Supervisor of Elections Offices

  • Election Service Center, 13001 Starkey Rd., Largo (Starkey Lakes Corporate Center)
  • Pinellas County Courthouse, 315 Court St., Room 117, Clearwater (first floor, north side)
  • County Building, 501 First Ave. N., St. Petersburg (entrance on 5th Street)

Voters can check early voting wait times online at

Florida has closed primary elections. Only voters registered with a political party may vote in that party’s closed primary election. 

There is one "Universal Primary Contest" in the August Primary Election. The Board of County Commissioners District 4 is a "Universal Primary Contest" because all qualified candidates are registered with the same political party. This means all registered voters, regardless of party, are eligible to vote in this contest. The candidate receiving the most votes will be the winner, and this contest will not appear on the November 8 General Election ballot. 

All registered voters may vote in nonpartisan contests, including the judicial and school board contests, that will appear on the August 23 Primary Election ballot. 

Voters may choose to vote by mail, at an early voting location or at their polling places on Election Day.

For more information or to request a mail ballot, visit or call (727) 464-VOTE (8683).  

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Indian Shores LibraryAlice Lawrence
Alice Lawrence, President

New adult and children's books are now on the shelves. Check the latest additions at

Registration ends this Monday for the next Read & Feed on August 18, featuring the classic The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway. Don't miss out! Last month's was a sell out. On the menu are paella, tapas, and white sparkling sangria. See flier for more details. 

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Indian Shores Property Owners Association (ISPOA)
Denise Vought, President Denise Vought Capture

Our monthly meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 16th from 4:30-6:00 pm on 4th floor of the Town Municipal Center.

See you soon. 

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2021 Sea Turtles Flyer