The Passing of Commissioner "Bill" Moss

City of West Palm Beach
March 29, 2012

West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio, along with the City Commissioners, held an impromptu press conference this morning at City Hall to announce the unexpected passing of Commissioner “Bill” Moss today. He was 67. The cause of death is unknown, but foul play is not suspected.

Mayor Muoio stated that Commissioner Moss was “one of the good guys” and even if you disagreed with him, he was always amicable. The City and its staff is struggling during this difficult time. She highlighted his undeniable years of dedication to the City, and his years of community service.

  • Elected to the City Commission in 2000
  • Served as President of the Commission in 2003 and 2007
  • Served on City Planning Board from 1989 to 2000 and served as Chairman
  • Served on the MPO, League of Cities, and Tourist Development Council
  • Convention and Visitor Bureau, SunFest Committee and many other entities

Commissioner Robinson, while still in shock, spoke of their service together and stated that he was mentored by Commissioner Moss. On behalf of the President and Board of Directors on the League of Cities, condolences were sent to the family.

Commissioner Moss was re-elected to his 6th term as City Commissioner for District 5 on March 13 and was slated to be sworn-in next week. (April 5).

His service to the Community is much appreciated.Commissioner Moss loved the City of West Palm Beach. He is survived by a sister and a nephew.

Mayor Muoio asked that the press respect the privacy of his family at this difficult time. She ended the Press Conference by saying ” We will miss him dearly".