Mayor of Herzliya
Moshe Fadlon, the Mayor of Herzliya, was born in the city where he grew up and went to school. This is his second term as Mayor since he was elected in November 2013, and this year he was re-elected for a second term.
He has a BA in Political Science, Government and Politics.
He has an MA in Public Administration in Local Government from the University of Haifa.
Mr. Fadlon has served in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) in a large variety of combat positions, including as head of the combat medic training courses. He was discharged from the IDF with the rank of lieutenant colonel
He served for 19 years in senior positions in the Municipality, including as Manager of the Parks and Recreation Sub-Division and the International Communications Sub-Division. Previously, he served in the Israel Defense Forces in a variety of combat positions, including the Head of the Combat Paramedics Training Course, and was honourably discharged with the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.
Since his election, the Mayor has been leading a surge in activity in the fields of education, urban renewal, infrastructure, security, transportation and more.
This activity is an outcome of his vision of the city and its fabric of life. For example, in the field of education, this is about promoting social responsibility and involvement, promoting excellence, and investing and nurturing young people with special needs. In the area of urban renewal, his vision is to keep young people in the city, to facilitate affordable housing and to improve the quality of homes, by building affordable housing in Galil Yam, promoting urban renewal programs, construction throughout the city, accelerating the granting of permits for TAMA 38 programs, participation from the public and meetings with residents, and more.
At the same time, during his term of office, extensive changes have taken place in several areas of life in the city in the area of transportation, freeing the city from traffic jams, the possibility of free parking for residents in “blue and white” parking zones, and, in the area of personal security of the residents, the establishment of a new Sub-Division for Supervision, Security And Public Order, in which will be a special Municipal Policing Unit, upgrading, developing and nurturing public spaces, developing tourism, economy and business with the entry of leading tourist chains and multinational high-tech companies to the city's employment area, investing in increasing the variety of urban cultural events and more.