Leslie Porter, City Manager
- Supervision of day-to-day operations of all city departments and staff, through department heads
- Oversight of all hiring, firing, disciplining and suspensions
- Preparation, monitoring, and execution of the city budget, which includes submitting each year to the Commission a proposed budget package with options and recommendations for its consideration and approval
- Main technical advisor to the Commission on overall governmental operations
- Public relations, such as meeting with citizens, citizen groups, businesses, and other stakeholders (the presence of a mayor may alter this function somewhat)
- Operating the City with a professional understanding of how all City functions operate together to their best effect
- Attends all Commission meetings, but does not have any voting rights
- Additional duties that may be assigned by the Commission
The Public Works Director oversees the operations of streets, parks, cemetery, city garage, and public buildings within the City; issues work orders for the upkeep of public building maintenance; answers citizen complaints; provides technical assistance to the City Manager in developing and researching varied projects for the improvement of the facilities and services available to the citizens.
Johnnell Kemp, Public Utilities Director
The Public Utilities Director oversees the operation and the maintenance of the Dade City wastewater treatment plant as well as seven public drinking water supply wells and two ground storage facilities. The Public Utilities Director and plant personnel are charged with the responsibility of protecting the health, safety and welfare of the public by providing the highest quality of potable water at the most economical cost.
Georgina Cid, Community and Economic Development Director
Dade City is stronger when all people are able to fully participate in our community and economy. To that end, the Community and Economic Development Department is committed to stepping out of traditional government roles to drive long-term system changes that increase equity and opportunity for our residents. We promote an atmosphere where jobs can be created, neighborhoods can flourish, tourism can be maximized, and families can realize their dreams. Through planning, zoning, building and safety services, we will improve the quality of life in Dade City by guiding and promoting development that creates jobs, builds wealth and strengthens the urban environment, and at the same time respects our heritage, equity, economy and ecology.