City of Eustis Hires New Development Services Director

Published on May 02, 2022

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The City of Eustis is pleased to announce the hire of a new Director of the Development Services Department, Mike Lane.

Lane has over thirty years of planning and development services experience, twenty-two years of that being in the Florida Panhandle.

Prior to coming to Eustis, he worked as the Development Services Director in Panama City, Florida for eleven years.

“We are excited to have Mike join the Eustis team in this critical role,” says Tom Carrino, City Manager. His experience will make him a huge asset to the community.”

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As the Development Services Director, Lane will manage the Development Services Department encompassing all activities related to building, planning, development, and the comprehensive plan.

“This is a beautiful and picturesque part of the state, which a lot of tourists and residents are not aware of,” said Lane. “I eagerly look forward to assisting the City of Eustis’ leadership in managing the City’s growth and responsibly planning for its future.”

Lane earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Community and Regional Planning from Southern Mississippi and has served as a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners since 1995.  During his time with Panama City, Lane was also the City’s liaison for their planning commission and managed the City’s retail recruitment strategy to entice retailers and commercial developers to the area.

Lane enjoys gardening, traveling, and reading a good book. He has been married for 29 years to his wife Ashley. They have two children; one attending the University of Central Florida and one living in San Antonio, Texas.