The Village of Palmetto Bay operates under a Council-Manager form of government. The Village Council serves as the legislative body of the Village, and consists of five members including the Mayor, the Vice-Mayor, and three residential Council members. The Village Council acts as the decision-making entity that establishes and is responsible for enacting ordinances, adopting the Village budget, and establishing policies for the operation of the Village government and delivery of municipal service.
The administrative operations of the Village are executed by the Village Manager in accordance with the Council’s directives. The Village Council is committed to providing exceptional professionalism in government and the highest quality in the delivery of services, which are reflective of the community’s priorities.
As the presiding officer of the Village, the Mayor serves as head of the Village government for all ceremonial purposes, purposes of military law, and for service of process. The Mayor is the official representative of the Village in all dealings with other governmental entities. The Vice Mayor is tasked with the responsibility of performing all functions of the office of the Mayor should that individual be absent or become incapacitated. The position is elected at large for a four-year term. John Dubois is our current Vice Mayor. The Village is divided into three residential areas. Council members are elected to a seat from each residential area. The residential areas corresponding to each seat are generally set forth below:
Vice Mayor John DuBois - Performs all functions of the office of the Mayor should he/she be
absent or become incapacitated.
Seat 1 Patrick Fiore - The northern boundary is SW 136 Street and extends south to SW 152 Street, including all of Royal Harbor Yacht Club and Paradise Point.
Seat 2 Tim Schaffer - The northern boundary is SW 152 Street excluding all of Royal Harbor Yacht Club and Paradise Point and extends south to SW 168 Street.
Seat 3 Joan Lindsay - The northern boundary is SW 168 Street and extends south to SW 184 Street.