St. Petersburg Mayor Welch said Wednesday, Aug. 23, he was reinstating Fire Chief James Large after conducting the review and personal interviews with current and retired firefighters and other city staff regarding diversity and inclusion complaints.
Ken Welch in St. Petersburg
Sixty or so STEM students had the chance to learn the science behind the Firestone Grand Prix and related events last week.
Tropicana Field, formerly predominantly Black St. Petersburg homes and businesses, was once known as the Gas Plant District. Mayor Ken Welch says he’s going to take his time on redeveloping the area. His family once lived in the Gas Plant area, before the City turned it into a stadium.
This week, readers sound off on Get Rescued, Tangerine Plaza, the Pink Flamingo Home Tour, and accessory dwelling units in Gulfport.
Ken Welch is St. Pete’s new mayor, who won St. Petersburg City Council, and how St. Petersburg voted on the charter amendments.