City of Arcadia, Florida


The City Administrator administers and oversees daily operations of the City. The City Administrator executes and implements public policy as created by the City Council; makes reports and recommendations to the Council; ensures that all City ordinances and resolutions are implemented and enforced.

The City Administrator oversees all departments and staff, providing leadership, general guidance and management to City Departments and executes policy set forth by the City Council. Drafts and implements the annual budget, fosters and promotes economic development, and provides City Council with professional advice on matters of policy.


Administration – (863) 494-4114

        Administrator – Terry Stewart –

        Assistant Administrator – Beth Carsten –

Building and Planning – Michelle Griffin –

Executive Assistant – Carol Jones –

City Clerk – Penny Delaney –

Human Resources Director – Patricia Coram –

Code Enforcement – Carl McQuay –

The City of Arcadia website is undergoing modifications to provide enhanced access to documents for disabled individuals who are visually impaired and to comply with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to make reasonable accommodations. If you would like to obtain a document not currently provided on the website, please contact our City Clerk, Penny Delaney, at 863-494-4114 Ext. 301 or Thank you for your patience and understanding as we implement these changes.

Florida has a very broad public records law. Most written communications, to or from local officials regarding city business, are public records available to the public and media upon request. Your email communications may be subject to public disclosure.