Mayor Justin Flippen

(Editor’s note: We are deeply saddened to report Mayor Justin Flippen passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. “The Broward County Medical Examiner’s office has confirmed Mayor Justin Flippen’s cause of death was a brain aneurysm and the manner of death was natural,” said Wilton Manors Police Chief Paul O’Connell)

Mayor Justin Flippen is running for re-election.

Flippen, a business relations manager with Broward County’s Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau, previously served as Wilton Manors Vice Mayor for two terms, a city commissioner, and a member of the city’s board of adjustment.

“I am committed to a strategy of sensible and smart growth for our Island City with a clear focus on our economy, infrastructure, environment, and entertainment,” said Mayor Flippen.

“Working with our residents and business and community stakeholders, I am proud of the proven record of leadership success we have established together. I seek to preserve and improve the quality of life within our urban village and to continue to build upon the inclusive community values found in the policies adopted at city hall based upon the practices of acceptance and belonging uniquely exemplified by our neighbors.”

Mayor Flippen will kick off his re-election campaign with a meet and greet reception from 5:30-7:30 PM on Thursday, February 20th at Drynk Bar & Lounge located at 2255 Wilton Drive.