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City Management

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    Tony Delgado
    City Manager

    Tony Delgado accepted the role of City Manager on January 4, 2016. He began work with the City of Lakeland in January 1997 as Assistant Director for the RP Funding Center (formerly The Lakeland Center) and went on to become the Assistant City Manager in November 2000. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Parks & Community/Commercial Recreation from Southern Illinois University. 

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  • Shawn Sherrouse - 2017 - City of Lakeland
    Shawn Sherrouse
    Deputy City Manager

    Shawn Sherrouse was appointed Deputy City Manager on July 23, 2018. Shawn served as the Assistant City Manager for the City of Lakeland from September 12, 2016, until his new appointment as Deputy. He was the Assistant City Manager for the City of Auburndale for 4 years and also served as their Community Development Director for 6 years.

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    Emily Colón
    Assistant City Manager

    Emily Colón joined the City of Lakeland as Assistant City Manager on April 1, 2019. Emily was most recently the Program Administrator for the Internal Services Branch Departments for Pasco County Board of County Commissioners. Additionally in Pasco County she served as their Interim Purchasing Director, Budget Manager, Acting Administrative Services Manager for Fleet Management, and Budget Analyst.

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