In 2013, the Kleman Plaza Amphitheater was named in Meisburg’s recognition.

“The passing of former Mayor-Commissioner Steve Meisburg shuts an instalment of Tallahassee history. He was an advocate for people, the humanities along with a strong downtown. Because the second longest serving commissioner in Tallahassee history, Steve’s legacy is constantly impact this community for decades.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — Former Tallahassee Mayor-Commissioner Steve Meisburg has died.

By: WCTV Eyewitness News
June 27, 2016

Commissioner Meisburg loved this city, and we’ll be forever grateful for his service and vision.”

Meisburg offered like a Tallahassee City Commissioner from 1987 to 2003, and offered as Mayor from 1990 to 1991.

Monday, Mayor Andrew Gillum released the next statement with respect to the town of Tallahassee as a result of this news of Meisburg’s passing:

With respect to Tallahassee, I offer condolences to his wife, Brenda, as well as their children and grandchildren because they grieve this loss.

His leadership in changing Kleman Plaza from blank slate to community gathering space brought towards the amphitheater there being named for him. Also, he championed the annual Winter Festival, which began later about 4,000 attendees and it has developed into a signature event using more than 150,000 people participating each December.

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