District 3: Ed Montanari

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Meet Council chair Montanari

Contact

ed.montanari@stpete.org  |  727-551-3304
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Biography

ProfessionalMontanari
Commercial airline pilot, US Air Force pilot, instructor, and evaluator, Air Operations Officer, US Central Command.

Education and Awards
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, B.S. in Aeronautical Science; Northeast High School graduate.The United States Air Force Special Operations School and Special Operations and Middle East Studies Courses. Awards include Sunshine Ambassador/City of St Petersburg, Combat Readiness Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal.

Community

Commissioner and former Chairman of the Planning and Community Preservation Commission for the City of St Petersburg
Board member, Pinellas County Economic Development Council, Pinellas County
Chairman, Pier Task Force for the St Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce
Vice Chairman of the Pier Working Group, City of St Petersburg
Board member, St Petersburg Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Committee
Board member, Louise Graham Regeneration Center
Board member, R’Club
Board member, Patriots Day Prayer Breakfast
Board member, Downtown Waterfront Master Plan Committee, City Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce
Board member, St Petersburg Technology Incubator Planning Committee
Board member, Flight 2014 Board for the St Petersburg Museum of History
Co-Chairman of the 8/28 Alliance, City of St Petersburg
Vice Chairman of the Pier Advisory Task Force, City of St Petersburg
Chairman, Albert Whitted Airport Task Force, City of St Petersburg
Committee Chairman, Major League Baseball Task Force, St Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce
Board member, Snell Isle Property Owners Association
Church Council member and former President, Lutheran Church of the Cross
School Board member, Lutheran Church of the Cross Dayschool

Personal

Ed has lived in St Petersburg since 1976, has two grown children, Jackie and Matthew, and is a member of Lutheran Church of the Cross in St Petersburg.

Committee Assignments

  • Budget, Finance and Taxation Committee (Chair)
  • Community Development Block Grant Community (alternate)
  • Co-Sponsored Events Committee (alternate)
  • Health, Energy, Resiliency and Sustainability Committee
  • Legislative Affairs and Intergovernmental Relations Committee
  • Public Services and Infrastructure Committee

Terms of Office

Elected to City Council November 2015; re-elected November 2019; term expires January 4, 2024
2019 Vice Chair of City Council
2020 Chair of City Council
2021 Chair of City Council

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District 3 Precincts

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