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Starke, Florida
209 North Thompson Street
Starke, FL 32091
(904) 964-5027
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City Manager

Thomas Ernharth was appointed as City Manager in February of 2015 and is responsible for over 80 city employees and the city's general and utility fund budgets. Before coming to Starke, Mr. Ernharth worked from 2005 until 2015 as the Township Manager for South Londonderry Township in Lebanon County Pennsylvania.

He is a member of the International City/County Managers Association and holds a bachelor’s degree from Rowan University and master's degree from the Pennsylvania state University.

The City of Starke operates under a council-manager form of government. The mayor and council are responsible for making policy decisions for the community.

Mr. Ernharth is appointed by the City Council and is responsible for the implementation of the Commission’s policies and procedures and with the exception of the police department and the City Clerk’s office, Mr. Ernharth supervises all other departments agencies and offices of the city.
Mr. Ernharth is also responsible for the preparation of an Annual City Budget and monitors expenditures to assure that departments remains within said budget. This office is also responsible for citizen relations and citizen communications.

Office Hours:

Tom Ernharth  
City Manager 
904.964.5027 ext 1330

Christy Ramos-Vargas 
904.964.5027 ext 1331

Terry Anderson
Utilities Coordinator 
904.964.5027 ext 1334