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Robert H. Stabe Town Manager
Town Hall offices are open Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.except on approved holidays, and are closed from 12 noon - 1:00 p.m. for lunch. The Postal Center opens at 8:30 and stays open during lunch.
The Town Manager is a chartered position reporting to the Town Council. The Town Manager is primarily responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Town, and guides the department heads for Public Safety, Building/Planning & Zoning, Maintenance, Accounting and the Postal Center. The Town Manager and Town Clerk work closely to ensure that optimum service is provided to our residents.
Robert Stabe was appointed as Town Manager on May 16, 2013. He has been employed by the Town since October 1990.
Mr. Stabe operates under the open door policy, and is ready to hear what the residents and business owners have to say. To see an overview of the Town's status, please click here for the Town's Annual Report.
TheTown Clerk is a chartered position, under the direction of the Town
Laura Aldrich Town Clerk
Manager, which reports to the Town Council. Our Town Clerk is Laura Aldrich, a Master Municipal Clerk (MMC) who was appointed by the Council in August 2005.
The Town Clerk is the custodian of the Town seal and of the official records of the Town. In addition to serving as Clerk to the Town Council, some of the other duties of the Town Clerk include attending and producing minutes from all Council meetings and board or committee meetings, coordinating Town elections, providing Notary Services, maintaining this website and working closely with other departments. Laura is committed to serving our residents and is here to assist you.
Assisting the Town Manager and Town Clerk is Stefanie-Jo Osborn, hired in July 2015. She will be working closely with both, and is also a Florida Notary Public. Stefanie is the primary contact for the Community Center. She brings excellent skills and professionalism to the executive office. Her hours are Monday-Friday, 10:30 - 2:30, with the exception of Wednesday, 12:30 - 4:30.
(Town Council minutes from 2010 - current are found on the Minutes page. For historical minutes, please contact the Town Clerk)
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The Finance Department is responsible for coordination, supervision and administration of all financial operations of the Town. Darlene Wiltzius, has been with the Town since May 2007, and Heather Christmas is a Certified Public Accountant who has been with the Town since November 2012. They share responsibility for accounting; financial analyses and reporting, audit coordination and assistance; budgeting; tax return preparation; bookkeeping functions; cemetery coordination and insurance administration.
The Final FY14-15 Budget as approved September 25, 2014 is available for review. Following completion of the audit of the Town's finances for each Fiscal Year, the audited financial statements are reported to the Finance Committee and then the Town Council, usually by March each year. Click on each link for current or historical statements
This link to the State of Florida Retirement Plans website leads to both general information for the public and specific information for employees. Please note the instructions in the third paragraph of that page on how to access information specific to the Town of Indian River Shores' plan.
To reach Darlene or Heather directly with questions about the cemetery or other matters, call (772) 231-1771, extension 131 or 132 or fax (772) 231-7843.
The Town’s Postal Center has been operating since 1973, initially as a Contract Branch until January 2007, when it became a commercial mail facility for the Town. After the retirement of our full-time Postal Clerk, the Council decided the staff would be all part-time. Kara Marescaand Barbara Morgan now share the job and provide essential window services, packaging assistance, forward and sort customer's incoming mail into rented postal boxes at this facility.
As is true with all staff at Town Hall, the Postal Center is committed to giving special attention to the individual needs of each resident and customer.
The hours of operation of the Postal Center are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and is open during lunch.
Express mail must be received by 2:15 p.m. daily to guarantee next day delivery. The
Barbara Morgan Postal Clerk
last mail pickup from the Postal Center is 3:30 p.m. For your convenience, the U.S. Post Office has a mail drop box in our circular driveway, as does UPS. There is no Federal Express drop box at the Municipal Complex, but one is nearby at the office building next to CVS drug store, north east corner (at the back left when facing the building).
Private Mail Boxes are available for rent to residents or the general public with a 6 or 12-month agreement in three sizes. Click here for more information on the Postal Center or here for a price list of packaging materials or services.
We respect your email privacy as much as possible. E-mail addressess may be requested as a public record under Florida Statutes Chapter 119. If you do not want your email address to have the potential to become public information, please call us at 772-231-1771 instead.