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Posted on: June 7, 2021


Joshua Bake and the Bake Family

Roosevelt City is pleased to welcome Joshua Bake to the position of Roosevelt City Manager.

Bake comes to Roosevelt City with years of experience in local government ranging from municipal court management to urban renewal development, municipal budgeting, and general city administration. Most recently, Bake has been employed as City Manager of Naples City.

“I am very excited about the opportunities Roosevelt has; the people, the staff, the area, there are so many wonderful opportunities,” said Bake. “Service has always been a life-long desire of mine, and I am very much looking forward to serving the great people of Roosevelt.”

Bake has a Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of Wyoming College of Law, a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Wyoming, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Southern Virginia University. In addition to his education and experience, Bake also has a long history of community involvement. He enjoys serving in local organizations, coaching youth sports, serving in his church, and helping to make a community feel like a home for everyone.

His commitment to the community shines through in his goals for Roosevelt City.

“Growth is an incredible opportunity that Roosevelt has to offer, and not just growth in general but the right growth,” Bake said. “Working with the Mayor, Council and residents we can establish the right growth in the right way to meet the needs and desires of the community. The City has done an incredible job of having public involvement and I believe that is a key to success. When the community unites in purpose the community prospers.”

Bake and his wife, Betsy, have five children. His hobbies include any sporting activity, hiking, camping with family, hunting, and classical music.

Roosevelt City is excited to welcome Joshua Bake to the position of City Manager. He will begin his new position on July 1.

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