Pinellas commissioners consider re-opening beaches, pools
April 14, 2020 - The Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners agreed to extend the local state of emergency to April 17. During an emergency meeting Monday, commissioners approved a resolution “ratifying, restating, readopting, and extending” the state of emergency, which includes a Safer at Home order initially adopted in late March. Commissioners spent most of the Monday meeting talking about re-opening Pinellas County beaches and private pools at condominiums for exercise and recreation. They agreed to take up those issues at a meeting on April 16.