Mayor of Orange County, Florida
Seal of the Mayor of Orange County, Florida
Incumbent
Jerry Demings

since December 4, 2018
TypeMayor
Reports toBoard of County Commissioners
Formation1990
First holderLinda Chapin

Mayor of Orange County, Florida is the chief executive officer and chairman of the Board of County Commissioners. The mayor is elected countywide.

Duties and powers

The mayor is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the county government, overseeing over 7,000 employees with an annual budget of over $3 billion.[1]

History of the Mayor's Office

Before the approval by voters of a 2004 charter amendment, the position of mayor was called "Orange County Chairman", which became an elected position in 1930. The Orange County mayor's post is the most powerful elected office in Central Florida. The current mayor of Orange County is Jerry Demings. Demings assumed office on December 4, 2018.

Mayors of Orange County, Florida

Mayor of Orange County, Florida
Years of service Mayor
1990–1998 Linda Chapin
1998–2001 Mel Martinez
2001–2011 Richard Crotty
2011–2018 Teresa Jacobs
2018–present Jerry Demings

See also

References

  1. ^ "Top Orlando News, Weather, Sports, Entertainment". orlandosentinel.com. 2010-11-03. Retrieved 2021-03-13.