Councilmember Jay Polglaze (Seat 3)
Running unopposed for his council seat, Jay Polglaze joined the Clearwater City Council in February 2012. He has lived in the Clearwater-Largo area for 42 years, having been a Clearwater resident since his departure from the U.S. Army in 1979.
He has been employed by the U.S. Postal Service for the past 29 years. He served as PTA President, Little League Baseball Coach, Boy Scout Scoutmaster and neighborhood crime watch coordinator.
As a community activist, he worked closely with the City of Clearwater to help develop the Neighborhood Traffic Calming program.
Mr. Polglaze is a past Co-director of the Clearwater Jazz Force. He has served on the Downtown Development Board and the Downtown Partnership. He has twice been a member of the Clearwater Charter Review Committee and is a graduate of the inaugural class of the city’s citizen’s academy, Clearwater 101.
Currently, Mr. Polglaze volunteers as an Executive Board Member for the American Cancer Society of Pinellas County as well as the Citizens Advisory Council to the Metropolitan Planning Organization.
Mr. Polglaze has been married to his wife, Linda, for 24 years. They have two children, Kyle and Jessica.
Contact Councilmember Polglaze at: Jay.Polglaze@myClearwater.com