Your City Commissioners
Melvin C. Magidson Jr. - Mayor/ Commissioner(850) 227-7800 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Mel Magidson, Jr. was born in Port St. Joe. He is a graduate of H.B. Plant High School in Tampa, FL and the University of Alabama where he received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He served on active duty with the United States Army from 1969 to 1972. Mr. Magidson received his law degree from Lewis University College of Law (now Northern Illinois University College of Law). He has been a member of the State Bars of Florida & Georgia since 1978 and is presently engaged in the practice of law in Port St. Joe and surrounding counties. He is a former Assistant State's Attorney for Gulf County. He is a member of the Port St. Joe Lions Club and a Past President of that organization as well as of the Gulf County Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Magidson is married to Helen Clay Magidson and has two grown sons.
Bill Kennedy - Commissioner, Group I(850) 227-2191 | email@example.com
William J Kennedy was born and resided in Port St Joe until his family relocated to Joliet, Illinois during his ninth grade year. After high school graduation, he attended college in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He worked in the private sector as a design engineer and project manager for the M&M Mars Candy Company, Proctor and Gamble and various other Pharmaceutical Companies. Mr. Kennedy returned to Port St Joe with his family in 1994 and began working in the civil engineering business in the public and private sectors. He wrote numerous grants to improve parks and recreation facilities throughout the community. Mr. Kennedy is heavily involved in youth sports and youth activities. He welcomes new ideas and suggestions for community improvements and can be reached on his cell at 850-227-4405.
Bo Patterson - Commissioner, Group II(850) 340-0260 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Born and raised in Bennettsville South Carolina, Bo Patterson moved to Port St. Joe in 1996. He started Bo Knows Pest Control, Inc. in 1998 and continues to operate the business today. Bo is a member of the Florida Pest Management Association, and a member and two-time Past President of the Port St. Joe Kiwanis Club.
Phil McCroan - Commissioner, Group III (850) 229-6907 | email@example.com
Rex Buzzett - Commissioner, Group IV(850) 227-5089 | firstname.lastname@example.org
William R. Buzzett was born in Port St. Joe, Florida, where he received his primary and secondary education. He was awarded his AA degree from Gulf Coast Community College in 1969 and his B.S. Degree in Pharmacy from the University of Florida in 1972. He has been the owner of Buzzett's Drug Store in Port St. Joe since 1986 until he sold the pharmacy to CVS. Mr. Buzzett is a member of the Port St. Joe Lions Club, the Board of Directors of Gulf County Tourism Development Council, and the Port St. Joe Downtown Redevelopment Agency, where he has served as Chairman. He is also a member of the Gulf County Chamber of Commerce and has previously served on the Judicial Nominating Committee for the 14th Judicial Circuit, the Board of Directors of the Florida Board of Pharmacy, and as President of the St. Joseph Bay Country Club.