The Honorable Jean Robb was elected to serve as Mayor for the City of Deerfield Beach in March of 2013. Mayor Robb was well-prepared to take her seat at the Dais as this was not the first time she served as the city’s Mayor.
In 1980 Mayor Robb made her first political bid for the top seat and won. She served until 1993 and left behind a list of accomplishments including a County Courthouse built in the City. Mayor Robb has been a resident of Deerfield Beach for 55 years and she has seen how the city has evolved and grown into a bustling municipality and popular choice among tourists. She credits the city’s beautiful beaches for bringing the tourists back every year. She believes it’s the gem of Broward County.
The Mayor is originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and re-located to Deerfield Beach in 1958 with her late husband, Dr. Leo J. Robb. She raised all six of her children in the city while her husband, who was the only doctor in Deerfield Beach at the time, provided medical treatment to residents.
The Mayor is excited to serve the residents of Deerfield Beach again. She calls herself a fiscal expert and is always ready to tackle the city’s budget. But what she is most passionate about is advocating for the 75-thousand-plus residents. Mayor Robb says that is a job she does not take lightly.
From the days of being a simple farming community to a busy city conducting surf camps and entertaining beachgoers – Mayor Robb has seen it all and she is excited about the continuous growth of Deerfield Beach.