Mayor's Message

Dear Residents and Visitors,Mayor Patrick Soranno

Save the date of June 16 at 10:00 a.m. and RSVP (below) for the Mayor James J. Lawrence Veterans Memorial Park Unveiling Ceremony at the Tiki Gardens Park in Indian Shores. This is a free event for everyone to attend. NO TICKETS NECESSARY.

Join us for this momentous occasion where you can meet representatives from the Seminole Tribe, local officials, the monument's artists and project team.

Please RSVP by June 3, 2022. Just click "Register", or click on the invitation below to load the registration page where you will fill in your name and email address to let us know that you will be attending.

We hope to see you there!

Parking will be at the Tiki Gardens and parking spaces are limited.


Monument Project Grand Opening Invitation (PNG)

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Take care and stay safe.

 Mayor Patrick C. Soranno

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Memorial Day PicnicCouncilor Diantha Schear
Diantha Schear, Vice Mayor

Indian Shores Residents,

Remember our Memorial Day Picnic scheduled for Monday, May 30, 2022. 

2022 Memorial Day Flyer (PNG)

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

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) right-of-way landscaping continues with focus this coming week of replanting the medians on Gulf Blvd. Morelli Landscaping will be working in the medians, so please be careful and expect lane closures and traffic adjustments.

You can find a copy of the FDOT Gulf Boulevard Landscape Plan on the Town’s website.

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Chief's BeatVice Mayor Mike Hackerson
Richard "Rick" Swann, Police Chief 

Officer Natasha Hindman represented Indian Shores Police Department by attending National Police Week in Washington D.C. last week.  National Police Week is a collaborative effort of many organizations dedicated to honoring America’s law enforcement community. The purpose of the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum is to honor the role of law enforcement, in service to society, by recognizing the sacrifices and valor of law enforcement, educating the community, and making it safer for those who serve.

Natasha Hindman at National Police Week in Washington D.C. - May 2022


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Indian Shores LibraryAlice Lawrence
Alice Lawrence, President

The first Read and Feed since February 2020 of Fredrick Backman’s "Anxious People " was delicious fun! Now that we have one down, we’re ready to go into high gear.  Next up is "Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century". This 2017 nonfiction book by American journalist Jessica Bruder describes the lives of older Americans who, following the Great Recession from 2007 to 2009, adopted transient lifestyles traveling around the United States in search of seasonal work. The movie based on it was the best picture of the year for 2020 and featured real life characters from the book. These nomads were part of caring group of people who shared what they had, including meals. Our challenge will be to come up with a dinner to inspired by their culinary efforts. Mark the date: June 23 at 6 p.m.  Look for a flier next week.

Visit the Library web page for more information on future events, becoming a Library volunteer, online Library Book Inventory and more.

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2021 Sea Turtles Flyer