City of Vero Beach

"Where the Tropics Begin"

City Manager's Office


James R. O’Connor, City Manager


Physical Address
1053 20th Place
Vero Beach, FL 32960

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 1389
Vero Beach, FL 32961-1389

Phone:  772-978-4710
Fax:       772-978-4716
E-Mail:  citymgr@covb.org



The mission of the City Manager is to provide professional leadership and guidance in the execution of policies and programs established by the City Council.  To administer and monitor the daily affairs of the city government that includes law enforcement, civil engineering and public works, sanitation, financial operations, human resources, community development, recreational activities and related operations.  Creates and implements new management techniques to facilitate the effective delivery of municipal services. Promotes professional management of the utility systems owned and operated by the City of Vero Beach to provide reliable, environmentally safe and economical power, potable water, sewer, reuse water and solid waste collection to the customers of Vero Beach.  Fosters the effective use of all City assets and a safe work environment for all employees.  Recruits and maintains a skilled work force to handle the daily needs of the general populous to create a clean and safe environment that includes those amenities that produce a sense of pride and a high quality of life throughout the community.