City Manager

Joseph W. Yarbrough
Joseph W. Yarbrough
City Manager
The City Manager is the Chief Administrative Officer. The manager is hired to serve the council and the community and to bring to the local government the benefits of training and experience in administering local government projects and programs on behalf of the governing body. The manager prepares a budget for council's consideration; recruits, hires and supervises the government staff; serves as the council's chief advisor' and carries out the council's policies. Council members and citizens count on the manager to provide complete and objective information, pros and cons of alternatives, and long-term consequences. The charter requires the manager to reside within the city limits which ensures that he/she is a residential member of the community.

Joseph W. Yarbrough was appointed to the position of City Manager on August 20 1987. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Political Science and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Tennessee. He began his career in 1976 with Gatlinburg, Tennessee and later served as manager in Etowah, Tennessee. Mr. Yarbrough is past President of the Florida Manager's Association, President of the Volusia Manager's Association, served as board member of the Florida League of Cities and is recognized as a credentialed manager by the International City/Council Managers Association.

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Joseph W. Yarbrough,
City Manager

City Hall
1672 S Ridgewood Ave
South Daytona, FL 32119
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  • Phone: 
    (386) 322-3010
  • Fax: 
    (386) 322-3008
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