Did you know that the Town of Surfside is a Commission-Manager form of government? In Surfside, the Town Commission, made up of five elected officials (mayor, vice mayor and three commissioners), appoints a Town Manager to carry out policy and run the day-to-day administrative operations and public services of the Town.
The Town Commissioners represent the community, focusing on policy issues that impact our residents. Among the many other duties of the Town Commission, the group is responsible for setting the annual budget and the tax rate.
Get to know your commissioners by reading their biographies.
Readers2Leaders from the Florida League of Cities - Activities for all ages, including lesson plans for third grade through twelfth
iCivics - Free resources for school-age students
Center for Civic Education - Teaching resources for civics educators
Florida Joint Center for Citizenship - Lessons on government-citizen interactions