Village Officials

There will be a runoff election held on April 30, 2019 at the Miami Shores Community Center between Stephen K. Loffredo and Christian Ulvert for the fourth seat on the Council. To view Candidate information and reports as well as runoff election information, please click here.

 

Last Council elections took place on Tuesday, April 9th, 2019. There were three winning candidates: Alice Burch, Jonathan Meltz and Crystal Wagar. Mrs. Wagar and Mrs. Burch were elected as Mayor and Vice Mayor respectively at the Village Council Inauguration held on April 16, 2019. Mayor Wagar and Vice Mayor Burch will serve in this capacity for two years before assuming positions on the Council for an additional two years.

 

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Crystal Wagar, Mayor

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Alice Burch, Councilwoman
Alice Burch, Vice Mayor

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Sean Brady, CouncilmanSean Brady, Vice Mayor

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Jonathan Meltz, councilman
Jonathan Meltz, Councilman

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Stephen Loffredo, Councilman

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Tom Benton, Village Manager
Tom Benton, Village Manager

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The Miami Shores Village Council is comprised of five elected officials. The Council members are elected to at-large seats throughout the Village. The Village Charter stipulates that the two individuals receiving the highest number of votes are elected to four year terms. The individual(s) receiving the next highest number of votes is elected to a two year term. The position of Mayor is selected by the Council at its inaugural meeting. Historically, the individual receiving the highest number of votes is selected to serve as the Mayor, and holds this position for two years of the four year term. At the conclusion of their term as Mayor, the individual retains a seat on the Council as a "regular" Council member for the next two years. Each Council Member is a voting member of the Council, with the Mayor serving as the Chair.

 

As the Village utilizes a Council/Manager form of government, the Village Council is not involved in the day-to-day operation of the Village, rather the Council sets the policies, enacts the laws of the Village and appoints members to the various Village Boards. The day-to-day operation of the Village is the Village Manager's responsibility. The Council Agenda is here.


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