Commission News

City Commission Meeting - March 6, 2023

Vice Mayor Besore presenting Women's History Month Proclamation to Diversity Advisory Board MembeMarch Is National Women's History Month

At the March 6, 2023, City Commission Meeting, the Mayor and Commissioners recognized March 2023 as National Women’s History Month to celebrate the countless women who have contributed to the growth and development of Safety Harbor, individual communities, the broader region, and our world.

Pictured L to R: Sandra Mejicano (Diversity Advisory Board Vice-Chair), Vice Mayor Besore

City Commission Meeting - February 20, 2023

Mayor Ayoub with Employee of the Quarter Jim PicarazziChristopher Palmieri Employee of the 4th Quarter 2022

Congratulations to Jim Picarazzi (Plans Examiner/Field Inspector) for being named the Christopher Palmieri Employee of the Quarter, 4th Quarter 2022. Jim was recognized at last night’s City Commission Meeting and was nominated by his co-workers for being the “go-to guy,” reliable, dedicated, and always taking the initiative to help whenever needed. Way to go, Jim! 

The Christopher Palmieri Employee of the Quarter Program was established in June of 2018 in memory of City Employee, District Chief Chris Palmieri. Throughout the year, we remember our friend and co-worker and the example he set as a positive and committed employee of the City of Safety Harbor, which is the true meaning behind our Employee of the Quarter Program.

Pictured L to R: Mayor Ayoub, Jim Picarazzi (Center); Jim’s family

City Commission Meeting - February 6, 2023

Members of the Diversity Advisory Board accept the Black History Month Proclamation from Mayor AyoubSafety Harbor Celebrate Black History Month 

At the February 6, 2023, Commission meeting, the City recognized February of 2023 as Black/African American History month to celebrate the contributions made by our Black and African American community members.  

Pictured L to R: Randi Latzke (Diversity Advisory Board Member), Lewis Ponds, Jr. (Diversity Advisory Board Chair), and Mayor Ayoub.

Children winners of the 2022 Mayors Tree Plant challenge accept awards from Mayor Ayoub2022 Mayor's Tree Plant Challenge Winners

At the February 6, 2023, City Commission meeting, the 2023 Mayor’s Tree Plant Challenge Winners were recognized. Please join us in congratulating the following:

Kids Rule Category – Cain Carbery and Farah Carbery (pictured with Mayor Ayoub)

Adult Category – Debbie and Larry Wedding (pictured with Mayor Ayoub)

Congratulations and thank you to everyone who participated in the challenge!

Adult winners of the 2022 Mayors Tree Plant challenge accept awards from Mayor Ayoub

City Commission Meeting - January 17, 2023

Dave Carrozza with wife and Mayor Ayoub for Retirement Recognition

Retirement Recognition

Please join us in congratulating Mr. Dave Carrozza (Leisure Services ) on his retirement after 22 years of service to City of Safety Harbor. Dave was recognized at the City Commission meeting. Congrats to Dave; we wish him all the best!   

Pictured L to R: Deb Carrozza (Dave's wife), Dave Carrozza (LS), and Mayor Ayoub.


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.