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Craig J. Ardis

Elected Mayor


  • Duly elected official specifically serving as the Mayor of the City of Lake City
  • Took an Oath of Office as prescribed by the state constitution
  • Elected at large
  • Responsible for a broad range of executive functions
  • Does not vote on action items presented to City Council though serves as the final arbiter for tied votes
  • Main point of contact for media inquiries
  • Term Expires: 2023

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Has additional ceremonial, legal, and military process responsibilities
  • Makes appointments subject to City Council approval
  • Broad authority to examine all city records
  • Additional emergency responsibilities
  • Delegates responsibilities to the City Administrator