Broward County Commissioner Chip LaMarca

Chip LaMarca is a lifelong resident of Broward County and he is honored to represent the coastal communities in Broward County’s Fourth District.  He has earned a reputation for being a citizens’ advocate and a respected voice for the taxpayers.

Chip is truly a great American success story.  After attending Boston University and Broward College, Chip returned to home to follow in the footsteps of his late father, helping to bring jobs to Broward in the construction industry.  After establishing himself as a knowledgeable and trusted manager with over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, Chip opened LaMarca Construction in 2006.  Chip and his wife Eileen reside in Lighthouse Point with their two rescue dogs.

Chip became active in public service in 2002, serving on many City of Lighthouse Point advisory boards.  In 2005, Chip was elected to a seat on the Lighthouse Point City Commission after running a campaign based on integrity, public safety, and good governance.  In 2010, after serving the citizens of Lighthouse Point for two terms, Chip was elected to serve on the Broward County Board of County Commissioners.  Since being elected, he has worked tirelessly to bring jobs and economic development to Broward County through his position on the Board of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance.

Florida’s Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Commissioner Adam Putnam appointed Chip to serve on the Florida State Fair Authority Board.   He is honored to represent Broward County on the Florida Association of Counties Board of Directors and serves as the Chair of the Finance, Tax and Administration Committee and the Finance and Audit Committee.  On a national level, he was selected to serve as the Co-Chair of the Large Urban County Caucus for the National Association of Counties Community and also serves on the Community and Economic Development Steering Committee.

Locally, Chip serves on the Broward County Fire Rescue Council, and the Regional Emergency Medical Services Council that has spearheaded the campaign, “Take 5 to Stay Alive” to advocate against texting and driving.   Chip serves on the Board of Directors and the Strategic Planning Committee for the Riverwalk Trust.  He is also part of the team bringing the Village Square program to Broward County.

Chip strives to make Broward County the best place to live, work and raise a family.