City Manager

Carlos Baía

Carlos P. Baía was appointed as the Temple Terrace City Manager on October 3, 2022. Mr. Baía has over two decades of experience in local government management with previous assignments as the Deputy City Manager for Development for the City of Concord, NH and as the Economic Development Manager for the City of Deerfield Beach, FL.

Mr. Baía is an ICMA-credentialed manager and obtained his certification as an Economic Development Finance Professional from the National Development Council. His professional activities include service as the past President of the Municipal Management Association of New Hampshire and as Northeast Vice President for the International City/County Management Association (ICMA). Presently, Mr. Baía serves on the national board of directors for the Local Government Hispanic Network (LGHN).  

Mr. Baía is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Brandeis University and holds masters’ degrees from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the University of Florida.  


The City Manager is responsible for administering the policies established by the City Council and overseeing the city’s day-to-day operations.  

Temple Terrace is a full-service municipality and the city manager administers the delivery of high-quality services with the efficient staffs of the Marketing and Communications and Business Relations Offices as well as almost a dozen departments, including: