Commission News

City Commission Meeting - April 5, 2021

Safety Harbor employees from various departments accept Top Workplace plaque from City CommissionCity Commission Presents Tampa Bay Times 2021 Top Workplace Plaque to City Employees

At last night’s City Commission meeting, City Staff accepted the Tampa Bay Times (TBT) 2021 Top Workplace award from the Mayor and Commissioners.  

The TBT Top Workplace list is based on employee feedback regarding workplace culture.  City Staff from all Departments attended the meeting to accept the 2021 Top Workplace recognition. 

Congratulations, Team Safety Harbor!

City employees accept Years of Service AwardsCity Employees Receive Years of Service Recognition

Please join us in congratulating the following City of Safety Harbor employees who were recognized at last night’s City Commission meeting for years of service (YOS).

Pictured (L to R): Michael Pounds, Captain (Fire Department) – 25 YOS; Gail Geraci, Circulation Supervisor (Library) – 20 YOS; Rick Burke, Senior Lift Station Mechanic (Public Works) – 30 YOS; Mayor Ayoub; Rachael Telesca, Deputy City Clerk (City Clerk) – 5 YOS; and Troy Wilcox, Civil Designer II (Engineering) – 5 YOS.

Congrats to All and thank you for your years of dedication, devotion, and service to the City, to your co-workers, and the citizens!

City Commission Meeting - March 15, 2021

City Commissioners City Clerk swears in three City Commissioners for their new termSwearing In Ceremony

At the March 15, 2021 City Commission meeting, 3 Commissioners were sworn in (pictured left to right) City Clerk Karen Sammons, Commissioner Nancy Besore, Commissioner Cliff Merz, and Commissioner Andy Steingold. Congratulations, All!  

Additionally, Commissioner Besore was named Vice Mayor!  Congratulations, Vice Mayor Besore!  

Commissioner Andy ZSafety Harbor Commissioner and Mayor gather with Commissioner Zodrow at his last meetingodrow

Please join the City of Safety Harbor in extending heartfelt appreciation and sincere thank you to Commissioner Andy Zodrow for his dedication to public service to the residents of Safety Harbor, City Commission, and Staff. Commissioner Zodrow served the City of Safety Harbor as Commissioner from March 2014 to March 2021, and was Vice-Mayor from March 2015 to March 2017.


The Safety Harbor City Commission meets the first and third Mondays of each month at 7:00 PM in the Commission Chambers located at 750 Main Street.