City Manager

Pamela Brangaccio
Educational Background
  • M.P.A. Master of Public Administration, USF, Tampa
  • B.A. Political Science and Anthropology, USF, Tampa
  • Senior Executive Institute, University of Virginia
Public Administration Career
  • City Manager, City of New Smyrna Beach, Fl 2009 - Present
  • Consultant for Cities and National Alliance for Innovation, 2007-09
  • County Admin., Broward County, Fl 2006-07
  • County Manager, Bay County, Fl 2002-05
  • Asst. County Admin., Charlotte County, Fl 1996-2002
  • City Manager, Safety Harbor, Fl 1991-1996
  • Asst. City Manager, City of West Palm Bch. Fl, 1986-91
  • Deputy Asst. Co. Mgr. and Budget Coord. Collier Co., Fl, 1984-86 Budget and mgmt Analyst, Lee County, Fl, 1979-84
Professional Organizations & Awards
  • Manager of the Year, Volusia League of Cities, 2011
  • ICMA Credentialing Advisory Committee, 2005-Present
  • FCCMA Ethics Committee, 2012-Present
  • FCCMA President, 2003-04; FCCMA Bd of Directors, 1998-03
  • Charlotte Co-1,000 Friends of Fl Award, Successful Communities
  • Charlotte Co-ICMA Best Practices Award
  • Safety Harbor-Fl Redevelopment Assoc. Best Statewide Project
The city manager is appointed by the City Commission and serves as the administrative head of City government. She provides general guidance and management to City departments, executes Commission policy and the long-range goals and objectives adopted by the City Commission, coordinates City efforts to accomplish cost savings and increased efficiencies, lobbies the State Legislature for more favorable consideration of City funding and legislative requests, and prepares the City's annual operating budget.

The city manager attends all City Commission meetings, sees that the laws, policies, and ordinances are enforced, is the purchasing agent, personnel director, and emergency management director for the City, and recommends to the City Commission, for adoption such measures as may be deemed necessary or expedient in the interest of the City of New Smyrna Beach.