Re-Election of Mayor Leslie Waters, City of Seminole a.k.a.
The "Waters Wave" for
Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
Absentee Ballots- EMAIL US!
Mailing out on October 1st 2019
Experience in Government
Leslie Waters, after a solid career with Allstate Insurance Company, served 8 years in the Florida House of Representatives
with NUMEROUS leadership assignments:
Chairman of the Transportation
Co-Chairman of the
Joint Hurricane Preparedness Committee,
Chairman of the House Insurance Committee,
Last 2 years- Speaker Pro-Tempore, #2 in Leadership.
After leaving the Legislature due to term limits, Mayor Waters:
Was Elected to the Seminole City Council where she served as Councilor, Vice Mayor,
Interim Mayor and for the past 5 years, Multiple Award Winning Mayor, including a
DEBT-FREE government without layoffs while reducing taxes for the every day taxpayer.
Al Waters, husband and Mayor Waters, have been residents of the City of Seminole and have lived in the same home for 40 years.
What are some Seminole accomplishments?
The City of Seminole continues to experience unprecedented development and redevelopment throughout the community:
Development of the Bay Pines Business District and the Seminole City Center.
S.S. White Technologies, Inc. and Shukla Medical
transitioned its corporate headquarters and
manufacturing facility from New Jersey to
Seminole recently, bringing in 125 jobs.
An additional 54 commercial properties joined the
City in 2018, which added to the tax base and
provides great job opportunities.
Residential & Commercial Property values have
The City of Seminole has a robust Red-White
and Blue Initiative, which is highlighted each
November with the Seminole Kiwanis Breakfast
Club “Field of Honor” with over 400 American
Flags placed in front of City Hall and flowing
over onto the Post Office Property, in recognition
of America’s military and veterans.
Seminole has been designated as a Purple Heart City and often recognizes our Home Town Heroes in front of Council.
The strong and collaborative ongoing partnership between the City of Seminole and St. Petersburg College-Seminole, as it was the first of its kind many years ago.
The Recreation Center and Seminole Community Library are bursting with programs and activities for citizens of all ages throughout the year.
Organized multiple “Sock it to the Mayor” tube and crew sock drive for the benefit of local community organizations – Operation: Military Matters, Seminole Interfaith Food Pantry, PEMHS Mental Health and local churches.
Emphasizes transparency and open communication with the "Good Morning Mayor, What’s Up? in March 2019, a text book/primer on local government, the level of government closest to the people. The Publisher: Xlibris.
Sock It To The Mayor
What are you MOST proud of?
" I am most proud that this October 2019, our City is celebrating a HUGE milestone that will make our city OFFICIALLY debt-FREE as well as owing NO interest on loans, bonds, etc. This accomplishment is especially noteworthy in that there have been NO layoffs, NO tax increases in 13 years, and NO reduction is city services, while still zeroing out the City our debt. The road, sidewalk and drainage projects are all on schedule as well. "
Fun Facts about Mayor Waters
HUGE Tampa Bay Rays & Tampa Bay Rowdies Fan
Dachshunds are one of her favorite dogs!
Traveled and/or worked in approximately 70 countries around the world.
All time favorite color is red.
The more sparkle the better!
Started the "Waters Wave" at her rallies which then carried into local football games which then carried into Tallahassee government which assisted in slashing government red tape to help local businesses & fought fiercely to bring back money for our area which then turned into Seminole Local Initiatives where she, her team and all of her multiple network have been and continually work for YOU!