City of Winter Garden, FL

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Boards & Committees

The City of Winter Garden has a number of advisory boards and committees which provides assistance to the City Commission. Most meet once a month and only require a few hour of a volunteer's time. All members are appointed by the Mayor and City Commission.

Board and committee meetings are open to the public.

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Architectural Review and Historic Preservation Board

Assist in developing a historic preservation element to be incorporated into the City of Winter Garden's Comprehensive Plan and, if necessary, make recommendations for amendments to historic preservation goals, objectives and policies in the plan.

Members

Kay Cappleman
Phillip Baker
Ryan Hinricher
Tory Parish
Eric Rainville
Jessica Stone
(Vacant)

Meetings

3rd Tuesday of Each Month
6:30pm
City Hall Planning & Building Department Conference Room

Historic Downtown Map


Citizens Advisory Task Force

The Board shall serve as a liaison between the City and its constituents in regard to CDBG project development and implementation to ensure that the community is represented throughout the process. 

Members

John Kirby
Xerxes Snell
Charlie Mae Wilder
Pat Primrose
Mike Kelley

Meetings as needed.


Code Enforcement Board

The Code Enforcement Board has jurisdiction and the authority to hear and decide alleged violations of the City Code of Ordinances, where a pending or repeated violation continues to exist, including but not limited to occupational licenses and fire, building, zoning and sign codes.

Members

Marvin Vasquez
Johnny Clark
Bruce H. Woloshin
Ron Sikes
David Buckles
Jack R. Litteral
(Vacant)

Meetings

1st Tuesday of Each Month
6:15pm
City Commission Chambers


Community Redevelopment Board

The City of Winter Garden Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) is a public agency that was created by the City Council in June of 1992 in accordance with the provisions of the Florida Statutes. The CRA is charged with undertaking redevelopment functions in the specified community redevelopment district.

Members

Mayor John Rees – Mayor and District 5
Commissioner Lisa Bennett – District 1
Commissioner Bob Buchanan – District 2
Commissioner Mark Maciel - District 3
Commissioner Colin Sharman – District 4


Community Redevelopment Advisory Board

The Community Redevelopment Advisory Board shall have all duties and responsibilities as may be formally delegated by the Community Redevelopment Agency, but shall, at a minimum, be responsible for the preparation and implementation of the community redevelopment plan through its recommendations to the community redevelopment agency.

Members

Nick Asma
Derek Blakeslee
Tim Keating
George Spigener
Larry Cappleman
Tara Moore
Daniel Starks
Donald Wingate
(Vacant)

Meetings

2nd Tuesday of Each Month, 5:00pm, City Hall 3rd Floor Conference Room

CRA Area Map


Planning and Zoning Board

Implement the comprehensive plan adopted by the City with reasonable consideration, among other things, to the prevailing land uses, growth characteristics and the character of the respective districts and their peculiar suitability for peculiar uses and to encourage the most appropriate use of the land throughout the city, from time to time revising and amending the plan.

Members

Will Hawthorne
H. Gerald Jowers
David Kassander
Gabriel Kotch
Christopher Lee
Matt Matin
Rachel Saunders

Meetings

1st Monday of Each Month
6:30pm
City Hall Commission Chambers


General Employees Pension Board

The sole and exclusive administration of and responsibility for the proper operation of the system and for making effective the provisions vested in a board of trustees. The board is designated as the plan administrator.

Members

Steve Santiago
Theo Graham, Chair
Mark Griffith
Dan Kuhl
Michael Cotton

Reports

Meetings

Quarterly


Police Officers' & Firefighters' Pension Plan

The sole and exclusive administration of and responsibility for the proper operation of the system and for making effective the provisions vested in a board of trustees.

Members

Anthony (Tony) Gardner
Phil Cross
Art Volger
Erik Halluska
Stephanie Berry

Susy Pita, Plan Administrator
21629 Sterling Pass
Leesburg, FL  34748
Office: 352-787-9795
Fax: 352-787-2699
Cell: 352-978-1735
susypita@comcast.net

Reports

Meetings

Quarterly

Election Canvassing Board

The sole and exclusive responsibility for canvassing all election ballots and certifying the election results.

Members

Andrew (Andy) Bruns
Kathy Golden, City Clerk
Lee Douglas
Jillian Reyes, First Alternate
(Vacant), Second Alternate

Meetings

As necessary.