Bill McDaniel, City Manager


Bill McDaniel was appointed to serve as City Manager effective on January 23, 2018.  He has over 30 years of local government experience with the City of Plant City, most recently serving as the Assistant City Manager since 2013.

Bill previously served the Plant City Police Department as Chief of Police from 1996 to 2012; Police Captain from 1994 to 1996; Police Sergeant from 1989 to 1994; and Police Officer from 1985 to 1989.  Some of his accomplishments included: securing the Police Department’s initial State Accreditation and two additional State Reaccreditations during his tenure as Chief of Police; and being selected as Police Officer of the Year in 1987.

Bill earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Management from Warner Southern College in Lake Wales, Florida.  He also is a member of International City/County Management Association and the Florida City & County Management Association.