Joe is a Professional Engineer licensed in the state of Florida who served as the Town’s Utility Director for 8 years until moving into a newly created position as Town Engineer. His main duties will be to manage a large Septic to Sewer Grant the Town was awarded, as well as review any incoming land development plans. Joe has a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Florida and has experience in managing and designing public projects such as roads and utilities.
Eva Cooper Hapeman
Rachel Osborne has worked with the Town since February 2004 and is a lifetime resident of Lake Placid. She oversees financial activities, reporting on revenue, training accounting staff, budgeting, internal auditing, disbursing funds to departments and implementing financial processes. Within the Finance Department, she supervises the functions of Front Desk, Customer Service, Utility Billing, miscellaneous invoicing, Account Payables, Fixed Asset and Payroll. She also is involved in human resource functions and administering employee-benefit programs.