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Mayor Jeff Porter
Current & Previous Experience Mayor Porter
Mayor Jeff Porter was elected to a two-year term as Mayor of Homestead in November of 2013. Previously he served on the Homestead City Council for 10 years from 1997-2007 and served as Vice-Mayor from 1997-1999. 

Community Involvement
During his past years of public service to the City of Homestead, he served as Chairman of Homestead Public Safety Committee, Chairman of Homestead Transportation Committee, Chairman of Public Works Committee, Chairman of the Military Affairs Committee, Chairman of Public Safety and Chairman of the Mayor's Community Policing Committee. Mayor Porter was also a member of the following committees: Committee of the Whole, Finance, Hero & Economic Development, Community Development, Parks and Recreation/Beautification, Utility, Education, City Code, Public Safety, Police Explorers, Annexation & City Hall and management Review and the Metropolitain Planning Organization. 

Mayor Porter has also been a board member on the following organizations:
Homestead Planning & Zoning Board
Miami-Dade League of Cities
Beacon Council
Florida Municipal Electric Association
Homestead/Florida City Chamber of Commerce

Biographical Information
Mayor Porter was born in Homestead and moved to Mississippi when he was ten years old. He returned to Homestead when he was 19 and attended Miami Dade College. He lives in the villages of Homestead with his wife Cindy, with whom he has been married for over 19 years. He was the Vice-President of Mitchell Hardware in Homestead, where he was employed for over twenty years. He is the owner and president of World Wide Supply Solutions in Homestead, a supplier of building materials, which he founded ten years ago.