Nestled along the southeastern coast of Florida, the City of Lake Worth Beach is a vibrant and charming seaside community that offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, cultural diversity, and a relaxed beach-town atmosphere. Located in Palm Beach County, just south of West Palm Beach, Lake Worth Beach is renowned for its picturesque shoreline, historic neighborhoods, and a lively downtown area
The City Commission is comprised of five members who serve staggered three-year terms and are elected on a nonpartisan basis by residents of the City.
A city manager oversees municipal operations, implementing policies, managing budgets, and ensuring efficient governance for urban development.
Lake Worth Beach is a Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (EEOE) and is committed to equal opportunity in the areas of recruitment, employment, training, development, transfer and promotion
Voting and Elections
The next Municipal Election will be held on March 19, 2024 for Mayor, Commissioner District 1 and Commissioner District 3. Individuals interested in running for City Commission should contact the City Clerk at 561-586-1659 for information or to schedule an appointment.Click for more
The City of Lake Worth, pursuant to its Charter, follows a Commission-Manager form of government.
The City Commission is comprised of five members who serve staggered three-year terms and are elected on a nonpartisan basis by residents of the City. The Mayor is elected by a city-wide vote to serve a three-year term as the presiding officer at City Commission Meetings and as the official head of the City of Lake Worth for legislative and ceremonial purposes. The City Commission is responsible for passing Ordinances and other policy directives necessary for the operation of the City.
The City Commission legislatively establishes policies in the form of ordinances, resolutions or motions, which determine the laws, proceedings and service levels for the City. The Mayor presides at all City Commission meetings.