City Manager's Office

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City Manager Khalid Resheidat

The City of New Smyrna Beach operates under a commission-manager form of government. The city manager is appointed by city commissioners to serve as a chief administrative officer, responsible for implementing policy and overseeing day-to-day operations.

Professional Experience

  • City Manager | City of New Smyrna Beach (2019-present)
  • Assistant City Manager | City of New Smyrna Beach (2009-2019)
  • Interim City Manager | City of New Smyrna Beach (2009)
  • Public Works Director | City of New Smyrna Beach (2005-2009)
  • City Engineer | City of New Smyrna Beach (1994-2005)

Educational Background

  • Professional Engineer | State of Florida
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering | University of Toledo (1986)
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics | State University of New York, College at Cortland (1985)

Awards

  • Assistant for Excellence in Leadership | Florida City and County Management Association (2014)
  • Employee of the Year | Volusia League of Cities (2014)
  • Employee of the Year | City of New Smyrna Beach (2000)

Assistant City Manager Brian Fields

The Assistant City Manager’s role is to ensure departmental operations are consistent with the City Manager’s direction and serve in an interim role in the event of their absence.

Professional Experience

  • Assistant City Manager | City of New Smyrna Beach (2019-present)
  • Development Services Director | City of New Smyrna Beach (2018-2019)
  • Community Development Director | City of Winter Springs (2016-2018)
  • City Engineer | City of Winter Springs (2005-2016)
  • Client Services Manager | LBFH, Inc. (2003-2004)
  • Project Manager | Hartman & Associates, Inc. (2001-2003)
  • Project Manager | Pentacore Engineering, Inc. (1995-2001)

Educational Background

  • Professional Engineer | State of Florida
  • Master of Business Administration | University of Florida (2004)
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering | University of Maryland (1994)