Office of the Village Manager

 

Village Manager John GilbertJohn C. Gilbert is the Village Manager for the Village of Key Biscayne. The Manager's Office is located in Suite 210 of Village Hall. Village Manager Gilbert's contact information is as follows:

          Phone: (305) 365-5514
          Fax: (305) 365-8936
          Email: jgilbert@keybiscayne.fl.gov

 

Jennifer Duque is the Chief of Staff/Deputy Clerk in the Manager's Office. Her contact information is as follows:

Phone: (305) 365-5514 / 8919
Fax: (305) 365-8936
Email  jmedina@keybiscayne.fl.gov 

 

Ana de Varona is the Capital Projects and Procurement Director. Her office is in Suite 230 of Village Hall and her contact information is as follows:

 

Phone: (305) 365-7574

Fax: (305) 365-8936 

Email: adevarona@keybiscayne.fl.gov

 

Melissa Solano is the Adminstrative Assistant in the Manager's Office  and answers general inquiries. Her contact information is as follows:

 

Phone: (305) 365-5552
Fax: (305) 365-8936

Email: msolano@keybiscayne.fl.gov



Contact information for Administrative and Information Technology staff can be found in the Finance and Administrative Services Directory and the Office of the Village Manager Directory.


Mission Statement

To implement Village Council policies and to provide sound leadership and oversee all departmental activities, enabling them to work in the best interests of our community, instill the Village’s mission statement among our employees to foster an outstanding level of service at a reasonable cost, and effectively implement and administer the policies established by the Council.

 

Department Description

 

The Village Manager is the Chief Executive Officer and Administrative Head of the Village, with the responsibility for planning, organizing, directing, staffing, coordinating and budgeting for the widespread programs and services for the citizens of the Village.  The Village Manager is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Village Council, is directly responsible for executing Village laws and ordinances and is responsible for implementation of policies set forth by the Village Council.  The Village Manager appoints the Directors of all Departments.

 

As chief executive officer of the Village government, the Village Manager is responsible for providing and exercising supervision and disciplinary control over the necessary administrative and operating staff in conjunction with official Village Council policies. As Chief Executive Officer of the Village government, the Village Manager is responsible for providing and exercising overall supervision and disciplinary control over the necessary administrative and operating staff to carry-out official Council policies.  The Village Manager assists in adopting a financial plan for Village operations by helping to prepare for Council consideration the Annual Operating Budget and Capital Improvements Program.  The Village Manager develops and recommends alternative solutions to community problems, as well as, plans and develops programs to meet the future physical, social, and cultural needs of the Village. The Village Manager is responsible for the execution of contracts, deeds and other document on behalf of the Village to the extent provided by Council, and is responsible for the enforcement of all laws, charter and acts of the Council.

 

 

 

 

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