​​Avon Park, Florida operates under a City Manager / City Council form of government, with five City Council members, including a Mayor and a Deputy Mayor. City Council members serve three-year terms, which begin in January. The Mayor is selected by vote of the citizens of Avon Park. The Mayor has the same authority and voting power as the other City Council members, chairs the meetings, and is the head of government for all ceremonial purposes.  The Deputy Mayor is selected by the City Council members at the first meeting in January of each year. City Council members each earn a salary of $1,200 per year. The Mayor earns $1,800 per year.


The City Council meets regularly at 6:00 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month* in the City Council Chambers, 123 E. Pine Street. Regular meetings are televised on the local cable television system.

The City Council also serves as the CRA Board.  The CRA Board meets regularly every 4th Monday of the month* at 5:00 p.m. or soon after in the Council Chambers, 123 E. Pine Street.


*Special meetings and/ or workshops may be held on additional dates and will be noticed.  

For additional information regarding other City meetings not mentioned here, please email sutherland@avonpark.cc


Your Elected Officials

Sharon Schuler, Mayor
Term Expires: January 1, 2017
Email - sschuler@avonpark.cc

 Brenda Giles , Deputy Mayor
 Term Expires: January 1, 2016
  Email - bgiles@avonpark.cc

​​Terry Heston, Councilman
Term Expires: January 1, 2016
Email - 

Parke Sutherland, Councilman
Term Expires: January 1, 2017
Email- psutherland@avonpark.cc

Garrett Anderson , Councilman
Term Expires: January 1, 2016
Email - ganderson@avonpark.cc



Next Council Meeting will be Monday, July 13, 2015 at 6pm



062215 CRA Board Packet    

062215 Regular Council Packet   

062215 REVISED Regular Council Meeting Agenda

060815 Special CRA Board Meeting   


060815 City Audit Presentation

060815 City Financial Statements

060815 City Governance Communication

060815 Final Fire Assessment Report  

060815 Fire Assessment Searchable Database   

052615 CRA Board Special Meeting Packet & Agenda  Meeting begins at 5:30PM

052615 Avon Park CRA Board REVISED Agenda

052615 Masonic Lodge Facade Grant Application

052615 Special Council Meeting Packet & Agenda  meeting begins at 6PM

052615 REVISED Special Council Meeting Agenda WITH ITEM # E15

Avon Park Fire Rescue Assessment Study (Draft)

Avon Park Proposed FY15 Fire Assessment Rates

Searchable record of proposed Residential & Commercial Fire Assessment Roll

051115 Regular Council Packet & Agenda  


042715 REVISED Agenda with newly added agenda items   

042715 Regular Agenda & Packet

041315 Regular Council Agenda & Packet

041315 Revised Agenda City Council Meeting

041315 Agenda Items E-12 & E-13 for revised agenda above

041315  Currently approved policy manual (without changes)


041415 Planning & Zoning Agenda Package

032315  CRA Board Meeting

032315 City Council Meeting

030915 Regular Council Agenda & Packet  

031015 Planning & Zoning Workshop     

022315 CRA Board Meeting Agenda & Packet      

022315 City Council Agenda & Packet     

022315 Revised City Council Regular Meeting

Agenda Item E-12 Environmental Consulting Services

Agenda Item E-13 Piggyback purchase of front end loader

Agenda Item E-14 Purchasing Manual REDLINE of changes

020915 Regular Council Agenda & Packet  


Item D-6 for packet:  ABATE Special Event Application Agreement


012615 CRA Regular Agenda & Packet   

012615 Regular Council Agenda & Packet   

012615  Council Yearly Presentation on MS4 Permit NPDES  

 01132015 P& Z  Agenda Package

011215 Council Agenda Packet

122914 Special Council Meeting

120814 Council Agenda And Packet  

120814 Notice of Meeting of the City Council with    

Closed Executive Session


112414 Council Agenda & Packet  

112414 Agenda REVISED



111014 Agenda Item F-16/Buyback Program (part of packet above)

111014 Notice of Special Meeting/ Shade Meeting 


Museum/ Community Center lease agreement

102714 CRA Regular meeting Agenda &Packet

102714 Regular City Council meeting Agenda & Packet 

2014_FRDAP Agenda Durrah Martin Project  5:00 pm meeting

2014 FRDAP Agenda Lake Tulane  5:15 pm meeting

10/13/14 Council Agenda and Packet

10/13/14 Agenda Item F-10 (Ordinance 22-14 back-up info)



Agenda Item # F-17 Main Street CRA Findings Report- (this is part of the 09-22-14 Council agenda packet)

Brickell Building, 2 E Main St, Certified  Appraisal   (Full Version)

090814 Council Agenda and Packet Part 1

090814 Council Agenda and Packet Part 2

082514 CRA BOARD Agenda Packet    

082514 City Council Agenda Packet  

082514  Council Agenda Item E-13 Lake Verona Drainage Agreement

08/11/2014 City Council Agenda and Packet

8/11/2014 UPDATED Brickell Building Acquisition contract    

072814 @ 5PM CRA Board Agenda & Packet

072814 @ 5:15 PM Joint City Council / Planning Zoning Workshop

072814 @ 6PM City Council Agenda & Packet

07/22/14 AGENDA Special Meeting Workshop// Main Street CRA Plan

Main Street CRA Plan Draft #2 Findings 

7/14/2014 Agenda & Council Packet

Certified Appraisal

7/10/2014  Special City Council Meeting Agenda- Budget Workshop

7/10/2014   DRAFT Budget for FY 2014/2015

6/23/14 CRA Board Packet

6/23/14 City Council Packet  

6/09/2014  Council Packet

6/09/2014  Special Meeting CRA Board

CRA Main Street Findings Report Draft #1 

5/28/2014   Auditor Governance Letter

5/28/2014   Auditor Report/Financial Statements for 2013

5/12/2014  Agenda and City Council Packet