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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 2015. He was previously elected to a two year term as Mayor in November 2013.  Before that, he served on the Homestead City Council for 10 years from 1997-2007 and served as Vice-Mayor from 1997-1999. 

Community Involvement

Mayor Porter currently serves as a board member on the following organizations:

  • Miami-Dade Metropolitan Planning Organization
  • Miami-Dade Metropolitan Planning Organization Fiscal Priorities Committee
  • Miami-Dade County League of Cities
  • The Beacon Council
  • Homestead Planning & Zoning Board
  • Homestead/Florida City Chamber of Commerce
  • Florida Municipal Electric Association

During his 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
  • Chairman of the Mayor's Community Policing Committee
  • Honorary Chair Relay for Life
  • Committee of the Whole
  • Finance Committee   
  • Hero & Economic Development Committee
  • Community Development Committee
  • Parks and Recreation/Beautification Committee
  • Utility Committee      
  • Education Committee
  • City Code
  • Public Safety
  • Police Explorers
  • Annexation & City Hall and Management Review 

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 18 and attended Miami Dade College. He lives in the villages of Homestead with his wife Cindy, with whom he has been married for over 21 years. He was the Vice-President of Mitchell Hardware in Homestead, where he was employed for over twenty years. He is now the owner and president of World Wide Supply Solutions in Homestead, a supplier of building materials, which he founded twelve years ago.