City Commission

The City of Cocoa Beach has a City Commission - City Manager form of government, agreed on by the citizens on June 19, 1958. The City Commission is the legislative branch of City Government and is responsible for enacting policy. The City Manager administers policy as the executive officer of the city.

Five Commission members, one of which is the Mayor, are elected at-large by the voters of Cocoa Beach to serve for a four-year term. The Mayor presides at all meetings and performs duties delegated to the Mayor by the City Charter and City Commission. The Vice-Mayor is elected yearly by the City Commission at the annual organizational meeting, held after an election.

City Commission meetings: 
  • are on the first and third Thursday of each month, at 7:00 p.m.
  • held in Commission Room (located on the first floor of City Hall- 2 South Orlando Avenue.)
  • are open to the public.
For Agenda items:
  • to submit an item for the agenda, complete form and submit to the City Manager's office by 2:00 pm, Tuesday the week prior to the Meeting, or
  • to speak on agenda items, complete a speaker card to address the Commission.

About the Cocoa Beach City Commission

Mayor Tumulty, Seat 1 (Term expires November 2016) email
Elected as Commissioner in 2012, appointed by commission as Mayor in 2016,Served as Vice-Mayor from November 2014 to November 2015.  Elected in 2012, Mayor Tumulty, is originally from Springfield, Illinois, and moved to Florida in 2002. His work background consists of restaurant management, mortgage broker, an electrical engineer at Kennedy Space Center, and currently teaches at a High School. He has an AA from Brevard Community College, a Bachelor in Electrical Engineering from UCF, and a Masters in Space Systems from FIT. He is married and has a son. 

Commissioner Ed Martinez, Seat 2 (Term expires November 2016) email 
Appointed by commission 2016 to complete Seat 2 term. He is an Information Systems Security Officer and a local business owner. He is a father, husband, surfer and hard working engineer. His leadership skills were honed from the military and technical management programs. He is a board member of the Cocoa Beach Main Street and chairman of the Promotions Committee. He continuously strives to get involved in any projects or community events, such as the Cocoa Beach Art Show. As a business owner he is aware that there needs to be a balance between business growth and maintaining the small town lifestyle we all love. 

Commissioner Ben Malik, Seat 3 (Term expires November 2016) email
Elected as Commissioner in 2012, Commissioner Ben Malik is originally from Boca Raton, Florida.  He has resided in Cocoa Beach since 2007. He is a graduate of the University of Florida. He had a Bachelor in Business Administration and a Master Degree. He works for a community bank as VP/Area Relationship Manager. He is married and has two children.

Commissioner Skip Williams, Seat 4 (Term expires November 2018) email
Elected as Commissioner in 2007, Commissioner Williams, is originally from Indian River County, Florida, He is a resident of the City since 1986. He is a graduate of Florida Institute of Technology and holds a Mechanical Engineering Degree, and a Master Degree in Engineering Management from University of Central Florida. He works for NASA in the Ground Systems Development and Operations Program. He has served as the Chairperson of the Cocoa Beach Waterways and Wildlife Board. He is a graduate of the Cocoa Beach Citizen's Academy and a member of the Fire Department Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). His affiliations include being a volunteer for Keep Brevard Beautiful, a member of Christian Surfers Cocoa Beach and attends Calvary Chapel Surfside.

Commissioner Mike Miller, Seat 5 (Term expires November 2018) email
Elected in November 2014, Commissioner Miller is originally from Dayton, Ohio. He is a resident of the City since 2012.  He is a graduate of Miami (Ohio) University, and is a Registered Architect in Florida.  He is a graduate of the Cocoa Beach Citizen's Academy.  He has served on the Planning Board as the Chairperson.  His affiliations include being a volunteer for SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders). 

Contacting our Commission

City of Cocoa Beach
P.O. Box 322430
Cocoa Beach, Florida 32932-2430
Phone: 321-868-3206/868-3201
Fax: 321-868-3226
Email all Commission Members