Levy Kelly is running for the office of South Miami City Commission, Group II.
Kelly has been a resident of South Miami for 35 years and a long-time community activist.
He is a product of Miami Dade public schools. Upon the completion of his education, he left Miami to further his education in the public sector for more than 35 years. Kelly is a retiree of the National Park Service, a former member of the City of South Miami CRA Board, and a well know figure in the community. In 2018 he sponsored a candidate forum at the Gibson-Bethel Community Center.
1. What prompted you to run for office?
“We have a serious choice to make in our city. We need leaders who truly are committed to serving people and solving problems in South Miami. As a candidate this is my commitment to the City of South Miami and its great community members.”
2. What do you think the most important or urgent issues are for the City of South Miami?
“Affordable and workforce housing and the decaying infrastructure are my main concerns.”
3. Why do you think you are the best person for the job?
“Knowing the inner workings of the city, also my years of experience on several boards and committees within the community, I’ll be ready to serve day one if elected. This, I believe makes me the right choice.”