Cocoa City Manager John Titkanich Will Not Seek Additional Term After Nearly Two Decades
By Space Coast Daily // March 12, 2020
Titkanich final day to be determined
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – For nearly two decades, John A. Titkanich, Jr, AICP, ICMA-CM has been a dedicated public servant to the citizens of Cocoa through his time as Economic Development Manager, Community Services Director and as City Manager for the City of Cocoa.
Titkanich has given notice to the Cocoa City Council that he will not be seeking an additional term as City Manager as he pursues new professional opportunities.
Titkanich has worked alongside staff and Council to drive down crime, increase population, improve the financial stability of the City, open an employee health clinic to save taxpayers, worked to expand and harden the Cocoa utility system, drive economic development and ensure that our community is sustainable and resilient for the future.
“I thank John for his many years of service and dedication to the City of Cocoa,” said Cocoa Mayor Jake Williams.
“He has accomplished much for our City and I wish him much success in his future endeavors. His commitment to public service and the residents of Cocoa is well documented and noted.”
“The City Council and staff are dedicated professionals and committed to continuing to serve our citizens as we take our city, the city we all love, to the next level while making this transition as quick and smooth as possible,” added Williams.
Titkanich has not confirmed his last day with the City.
Council will make a decision on transition plans once that date has been determined and any plans for the search for his replacement.
“I am looking forward to the opportunity of focusing on new professional challenges but will definitely cherish my time with the great City of Cocoa,” said Titkanich.
“My hope is to be remembered for moving this City in the right direction and leaving it a better place than when I started nearly 20 years ago. The future is bright in Cocoa and I am honored to have been a part of the phenomenal transformation that has occurred. The residents can rest assure that a dedicated and committed staff is continuing to serve their community with PRIDE.”
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