Dade City, FL

Road Closure 3/28/23 - Howard Avenue between 14th & 15th Street **

City Commissioners


James D. Shive, Mayor
James Shive is a lifelong resident of Dade City who graduated from Pasco High, Class of 1976. IMG_3117
James has been married to Teresa Shive for 29 years and together have raised four children in Dade City. Mr. Shive obtained state certifications in Utilities and spent nearly 30 years serving the residents of Dade City in the utility field. James also served on the City's planning board for a period of time and was named volunteer of the year in 2007 by the Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce. Commissioner Shive was re-elected City Commissioner in Group 3 on June 30,  2020. He was selected as Mayor on April 26, 2022. His term will expire in April of 2024.  
You can reach him at 352-467-2171 or by email at  

 Knute J. Nathe, Esq. Mayor Pro Tem
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Knute Nathe is an almost lifelong resident of the Dade City area. Raised in the rural farming community of St. Joe, located five miles west of Dade City, he is a graduate of St. Anthony Catholic School (2000) Pasco High School (2004), Pasco-Hernando State College (2006), and the University of Florida (B.A. Classical Studies, 2008; Juris Doctor, 2013). A descendant of Casper Joseph “C.J.” Nathe, who moved the Nathe family to St. Joe in the late 1800s, Commissioner Nathe’s family has been designated a Founding Family of Pasco County. After working for the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office as a County Court prosecutor, Commissioner Nathe joined the firm of McClain Alfonso, P.A. as an associate attorney in November of 2014. On Valentine’s Day 2015, he married his wife Emma, and they have three children – Ann Marie, born 2017; John Bernard, born 2020; and Sybil Louise, born 2022. Commissioner Nathe was elected as the Group 4 commissioner for Dade City on June 30, 2020 for the term ending in April of 2024. He was unanimously elected Mayor Pro Tem by his fellow commissioners in April of 2022.
You can reach him at and at 352-306-5436.

Scott Black,  Commissioner
Scott Black is a lifetime resident of the Dade City/Trilby area and has been married to Laura for 36 years. He has one 15-year-old son,IMG_3113 
Hayden. Commissioner Black is a full-time Insurance Agent in downtown Dade City.  Commissioner Black was first elected as a City Commissioner in Group 1 on April 10, 1990 and has served since then.  He served as Mayor from May 9, 2000 until April 2004 and previously served as Mayor Pro-Tem for eight years. Commissioner Black is a Past President of the Florida League of Cities, as well as the Suncoast League of Cities and the Ridge League of Cities. He serves on the Ridge League of Cities Legislative Action Team and Nettie Draughon Award Committee, as well as the Florida Municipal Trust Board of Trustees. Commissioner  Commissioner Black's term will expire in April 2026.
You can reach him call at 352-567-2260, or email

Ann E. Cosentino, Commissioner

Ann Cosentino was born and raised not in pink, but rather red, white and blue.
She spent her childhood in many small towns throughout the United States as a dependent of the Navy (BRAT).  Settling in Florida, she graduated from Key West High School andTest Shoot 2-14-2020-130 - Copy 
went on to Penn State University, where she earned a degree in Integrative Arts.  Ann began her career at the local Pasco Tampa Tribune office and continued to thrive in publishing and advertising in Tampa. Looking for a more connected lifestyle, she and her husband James with baby in tow found their happy place in Dade City – a community that won her heart and ignited her passion. Currently, she runs a boutique design firm servicing mid to large-sized corporate clients offering branding and graphic design.  Ann and James love old homes and have renovated the “Burnside” Family home to make it their own. She makes time for phone free family time at the dinner table most nights and encourages (bribes) her kids to play board games alongside her.
You can reach her at 352.737-2611 or by email at

Normita "Angel" Woodard, Commissioner
Normita Lytreal Woodard is a lifelong resident of Dade City, FL and a proud Pasco High graduate class of 1988.  Normita is employed by Pasco County Schools as the Principal's SecretaryWoodard (002) 
at Lacoochee Elementary School.   Normita has one daughter and one granddaughter.  She is also a graduate of Pasco Hernando State College with a Bachelor of Science in Supervision and Management Organizational Administration.  As a decorated Military Veteran, Normita has earned numerous awards to include the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with two campaign stars, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two campaign stars, and the National Defense Service Medal.  Normita also serves as a Youth Director at St. John Missionary Baptist Church, Dade City, Florida. Her term will expire in April of 2024.

You can reach her at 352-251-5016 or by email at


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