Isaac Robinson, Jr.
Term 2013 – 2015
P.O. Box 3366
WPB, FL 33402
Phone: (561) 822-1390
Fax: (561) 822-1399
Commissioner Ike Robinson receives the “Edith C. Bush Civil Rights Award” from the Martin Luther King Caregivers Group during the City Commission meeting.
A Brief History:
Isaac “Ike” Robinson, Jr. was elected to the West Palm Beach City Commission in 1999. He was reelected in March 2001 and March 2003. He served as President of the Commission from March 2001 until March 2002.
Ike received his B.A. degree in Sociology from Florida A&M University and his Masters Degree in Education from Florida Atlantic University.
Ike has served as the Commission liaison for the Storm of ’28 Advisory Committee, and the West Palm Beach Housing Authority Committee. Currently he serves as Commission liaison for the Criminal Justice Advisory Committee, Education Advisory Committee, the Mayor’s Greater Northwest Advisory Committee and the Small Business Advisory Committee.
Ike is the chairman of the Municipal Service Delivery Council of the Florida League of Cities, and the Florida Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials of the Florida League of Cities. He is a member of the National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials of the National League of Cities. He is a member of the Palm Beach County Caucus of Black Elected Officials, serving on the Executive Committee.
Ike has served as President of the Spencer Lakes Property Owners Association. He’s a past member of the Palm Beach County’s Human Rights Committee, and a Board Member of the American Red Cross, Inc., Palm Beach County Chapter. Ike retired after thirty (30) years of service with the Palm Beach County School District. He served over six (6) years with the Truancy Interdiction Program of the West Palm Beach Police Department as the Case Manager and Crisis Counselor.
Ike is a life member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. He is a member of the FAMU Alumni Association, and member of Grace Episcopal Church, West Palm Beach. He holds memberships in the N.A.A.C.P., West Palm Beach Chapter, and the Urban League of Palm Beach County.
Ike also served in the U.S. Army from 1956-1959. He and his wife Ernestine have five children, and three grandchildren. Ike has been a resident of Palm Beach County since October 1962.
Since his election in March of 1999, The Commissioner has been successful in the initiatives of the City Neighborhood Summit, in rebuilding of the Coleman Park Recreation Center, Linear Park Completion, Golf Avenue, the renovation of Sunset Park, 36th Street and the boat ramp on Australian Avenue. Gaines Park has had the completion of its Phase I renovation. Streetscape repaving and landscaping has been completed on Tamarind Avenue, 15th Street to 25th Street. Historic designations of Evergreen cemetery and renovations of Storm of ’28 burial site. The opening of the Police Athletic League Building occurred in January of 2004. Presently renovations are being completed on the new Criminal Justice Service Center which will house the Community Court and provide other City services. Improving the quality of life of all residents in our City is the Commissioner’s priority.