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Updated Branch Information – Coronavirus Update

The Credit Union sent out a mass e-mail yesterday afternoon discussing changes that have been made at the Credit Union.  Please become familiar with those changes by clicking on the link.  Since events are changing rapidly, please check Facebook, the website and email blasts for additional information.  Coronavirus Letter 03-19-2020

Annual Meeting Postponed

Postponement of the Credit Union's Annual Meeting

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To assist with social distancing and limitations allowed on crowd size, the Credit Union has decided to postpone the Annual Meeting that was to be held on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at the Robert L. Taylor Center.  At this time, the Robert L. Taylor Center is closed and is not booking reservations for the future.  Once a date has been secured, we will let the membership know of the date and time.  Thank you for your continued patience and understanding.

Coronavirus Update

The Credit Union remains committed to the protection of our members and employees. Please read the attached communication.

Coronavirus Letter 03-09-2020

Closed in Rememberance of Dr. King

Sarasota Municipal Employees Credit Union’s new name


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On January 1, 2018, Sarasota Municipal Employees Credit Union will officially be known as 1st Street Credit Union!  With a new name and a new community charter, we are ready to move onward and upward.  We look forward to welcoming many new members in the months and years to come.

Remember you can use your existing checks, ATM, Credit and Debit Cards until they expire.  If you are writing a check to the Credit Union, please begin to use our new name beginning on January 1, 2018.

If you have any questions about the name change, please feel free to call or stop by.


Reordering Checks

Reordering Checks Online

Down to your last check and need to reorder them but find it hard to get to the Credit Union?  Don’t worry!  You can now reorder your checks from the comfort of your home.  Click on the image on right-hand side of the website labeled “Reorder Checks Online.”

You will need to know the Credit Union’s routing number (263182150), your account number and the control number (from the reorder form located in your last order of checks). It’s that easy!  


Shared Branching

Shared Branching

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Co-Op Shared Branching Banner

Beginning on March 1, 2017, you can visit other credit union locations around town or nationwide to access your accounts at Sarasota Municipal Employees Credit Union.  Click on the banner above to find the closest location to you.

Extended Hours

Extended hours have arrived!!!  You can call us up to 8 p.m. M-F and 8 a.m – 5 p.m. on Saturday.

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1st Street CU Call Center Hours

Mission Statement

The purpose of this Credit Union is to encourage thrift,create sources of credit and provide an oppportunity for its members to use and control their resources.

Notice of Change to the Terms and Conditions of your account with us.

Due to changes in the regulations that govern credit unions or in changes to our services and products, SMECU must update the Terms and Conditions of your account from time to time.  Please click on the following link to read the updated Terms and Conditions of Your Account, presented in a printable PDF format:   Terms and Conditions