Mayor & City Council

Tom PriceJoe Lee SmithDick BlakePat ONeill

Frank ForesterDuane DaskiTed Hartselle

Elected Officials

Name Position Current Term Expires
Thomas J. Price - Chair Mayor November 2017
Dr. Joe Lee Smith Council Seat 1 November 2016
Richard K. "Dick" Blake Council Seat 2 November 2016
T. Patrick O'Neill - Vice Chair Council Seat 3 November 2017
Frank T. Forester Council Seat 4 November 2017
Duane A. Daski Council Seat 5 November 2018
Ted J. Hartselle Council Seat 6 November 2018
City Manager Jim McKnightCity Clerk Betsi MoistCity Attorney Joe Miniclier

City Council Support Staff

Name Title
James P. "Jim" McKnight City Manager
Betsi Beatty Moist City Clerk
Joseph E. "Joe" Miniclier City Attorney
Overview

The City of Rockledge functions under a council / manager form of municipal government. The City Council consists of six members elected at-large for three-year terms, along with the Mayor, whose term is also for three years. The terms of the Council members are staggered to allow election of two council seats each year, the election of mayor occurring simultaneously with council seats three and four. The municipal election is held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November each year.

While the Mayor and the City Council act as the legislative body of the City of Rockledge, the actual operation of the City and its functions lies with the City Manager and his departmental support staff consisting of Assistant City Manager /
Finance Director, City Clerk / Public Relations Officer, Building Official, Fire Chief, Chief of Police, Director of Public Works and Director of Wastewater Treatment and Water Reclamation.

The chairman of the City Council is empowered to appoint members of the City Council to serve on subcommittees and to represent the City Council on other governmental bodies that require the City's input.