City Commission

The South Pasadena City Commission is the elected legislative body of our city government. Legislative authority is divided among five commissioners. They are responsible for adopting ordinances (laws) and resolutions (policy), implementing programs and services to meet identified needs and for adopting an annual budget. The Mayor is one of five Commissioners responsible for the administrative services of the City, as well as presiding over Commission meetings and being the official representative of the City.  


From L-R:  Commissioner Ben Thomas, Vice Mayor Arthur Penny, Mayor Max Elson, Commissioner David Magenheimer,  & Commissioner Gail Neidinger


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Max V. Elson, Mayor
Administration Department
Term:  3/2016 - 3/2019


Arthur Penny, Vice Mayor
Community Improvement Department
Term: 3/2018 - 3/2021

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Ben Thomas, Commissioner
Finance Department
Term:  6/2018 - 3/2019


David Magenheimer, Commissioner

Public Works Department
Term: 3/2017 - 3/2020


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Gail Neidinger, Commissioner

Public Safety Department
Term: 3/2018 - 3/2021



Contact Us

City Hall

7047 Sunset Drive South
South Pasadena FL, 33707
Telephone: 727-347-4171
Fax: 727-345-0518

Hours vary.