The New Port Richey, FL government is made up of both county and city officials. The city is part of Pasco County, and is included in the metropolitan area that brings together three cities: Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater. New Port Richey is a suburban city within the metropolitan area.
The headquarters of the city of New Port Richey can be found on Main Street. There are various channels of government here including the mayor and city council, the city manager, the city clerk, city personnel (which also includes information on benefits and positions), fire administration, redevelopment division (which handles grants), finance, billing, computer ITC, purchasing, development services (building codes) and city planning.
The New Port Richey, FL Government also has a police department located on Adams Street and a code enforcement department. The city library is located next to City Hall, also on Main Street, and the public works center is on Pine Hill. There is also a water plant and Wastewater Plant center. One of the most popular locations is the Parks, Rec and Aquatic Center.
New Port Richey Government Offices currently operate under a council-manage style of local government. Decisions are made when a mayor and four council members agree on local needs within the city. The council acts as representatives of the people and make laws and policies working along with the mayor. The mayor of the city, as of 2010, is Scott McPherson. He was elected in the year 2008 and formerly worked as a paramedic firefighter, and has an education background in history and law. The deputy mayor is Rob Marlowe and the council members (serving three-year terms) are Ginny Miller, Judy DeBella and Bob Langford.
The New Port Richey gov website provides contact numbers for all official city workers and departments. Come visit this thriving city and join its community!