8 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
8 YEARS OF RESULTS
VOTE MARCH 9TH
Putting Her Experience
A Palm Beach County native who has lived and worked in Delray for more than 25 years, Mayor Shelly Petrolia served on the City Commission for 5 years before deciding to run for Mayor in March 2018. Her victory was widely viewed as the triumph of a citizen-supported leader over an opponent backed by special interests.
During her time in office, Mayor Petrolia has worked tirelessly to ensure city contracts are bid properly, to enact ordinances regulating sober homes, to restructure pensions for police and fire, and to demand annual tax rate reductions for residents. Always prepared to tackle tough issues on the dais and to ask even tougher questions, Mayor Petrolia is known as a staunch advocate for Delray citizens and a watchdog for their tax dollars.
Mayor Petrolia will continue to rely on her experience to guide Delray Beach through these unprecedented times. She supports policies that protect neighborhoods and preserve historic districts. She will continue to be an ally for the arts as well as a strong advocate for a vibrant business community. Mayor Petrolia has been on the forefront of sea-level rise management and environmental issues impacting the beach.
Mayor Petrolia holds a BS from Florida State University with a double major in Finance and RiskManagement/Insurance. She is co-owner of a real estate business with her husband Tony. Together they are raising their four boys in Delray Beach. Mayor Petrolia finds daily inspiration in her family and continues to be proud to serve a city that has served them all so well.