City of DeLand, FL
City Commission
Contact TypeContact Information
Contact:
Mayor, Robert F. Apgar
Address:
120 S. Florida Ave,   
DeLand ,FL 32720 
Phone:
(386) 626-7107
Fax:
(386) 626-7140
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Mayor & City Commission
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Term of Office
Phone
2018
804-6170
2020
736-1265
2018
675-5071
2020
624-1086
2018
738-4556
Mission Statement
DeLand will remain a city whose diverse citizens demonstrate a strong sense of community.  The City will remain dedicated to preserving and enhancing those assets which make DeLand distinctive.  We, as citizens of DeLand, will continue to strive to maintain DeLand’s heritage as the “Athens of Florida.”  

Description of Responsibilities
The government as set forth in the City Charter is a “commission-manager” government.  The City Commission is comprised of five Commissioners, one of who is elected as the Mayor-Commissioner, all are elected from the City at large.  
  • The Mayor-Commissioner presides over meetings of the Commission and serves as the ceremonial head of the government.  
  • The City Commission determines policy in the areas of economic development, planning, traffic, law and order, fire prevention and suppression, public works, parts, recreation, finance, utilities, and airport operations.
  • The City Commission appoints and removes the City Manager, City Attorney and City Clerk.
  • The City Commission adopts a budget, levies taxes, collects revenues and makes appropriations and authorizes the issuance of bonds.  
  • The City Commission determines policy by adopting ordinances and resolutions, appropriating moneys, and exercising other essential legislative duties.