Administration

Administration, which operates from the Town Hall, includes the Town Manager/Finance Director, Deputy Town Manager/Public Safety Director, Town Clerk, Executive Secretary, and Accounting staff who perform the management and support services necessary for the Town's daily operating activities. Among their responsibilities are liaison with the Town's elected and appointed officials, other government officials and representatives, and other Town staff. They administer and ensure compliance with Town ordinances, policies and regulations; respond to calls and correspondence; maintain the Town's financial, legal, and governmental activities; and provide information and respond to the requests of the Town's residents and the general public.


Town Manager


The Town Manager is the chief administrative officer responsible for the comprehensive administrative management and coordination of various crucial facets within the municipal government organization. This includes overseeing departments such as Administration, Building, Finance, Public Safety, and Public Works, along with managing the South Martin Regional Utility (SMRU) and the Beach Protection District.  

 A key responsibility is the diligent implementation and enforcement of all Town laws, regulations, ordinances, and policies, ensuring a well-regulated and compliant municipal environment. The Town Manager acts as a pivotal liaison, fostering coordination between the Mayor, Town Commission, Town Boards, Committees, and residents, effectively communicating and addressing matters of importance to the community.

 Building relationships beyond the town borders, the Town Manager engages with federal, state, and local governments, as well as other agencies, to represent Town interests and foster collaboration on mutual concerns.


  1. Bob Garlo

    Robert Garlo

    Town Manager

Town Clerk / Executive Assistant


The Town Clerk plays a multifaceted role in ensuring the efficient functioning of municipal affairs. Acting as the custodian of the Town Charter and Code of Ordinances, she meticulously maintains and organizes these crucial documents as per Town Charter Article VI Section 6. In addition, the Town Clerk serves as the Records Management Liaison Officer and Financial Disclosure Coordinator, upholding compliance with state regulations. Safeguarding the custody of the Town seal, she administers oaths and attests to official documents, adding credibility and legality to various processes.

Taking on the vital position of Supervisor of Elections for Town general elections, the Town Clerk oversees and ensures the integrity of the electoral process. She also plays a pivotal role in the community by coordinating the appointment process for advisory boards and committees. 

Offering indispensable administrative support to the Town Manager and Town Commission, the Town Clerk contributes to the seamless operation of municipal functions. As the Custodian of records for Town ordinances, resolutions, contracts, and deeds, she ensures the safekeeping and accessibility of important town documents. Furthermore, the Town Clerk coordinates public records requests, promoting transparency and providing the public with access to essential information.

  1. Kim Kogos

    Kimberly Kogos

    Town Clerk / Executive Assistant

  1. Deb Sperco

    Administrative Assistant

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