Office of the City Clerk

The Office of the City Clerk functions as the Official Record Custodian, Official Custodian of the Seal of the City, Supervisor of City Elections, City Records Management and Records Disposition Program Administrator. The City Clerk is responsible for attending all City Commission meetings, keeping the official minutes of all meetings of the City Commission, assisting in the preparation of official documents, countersigning official documents, attesting to all City documents, codifying and recording all local laws, Ordinances, Resolutions and legal documents adopted by the City Commission, recording official documents with appropriate agencies, supervising the sale of City Cemetery Plots, researching Public Records requests, administering Oaths and Affirmations, publishing Legal Notices, giving notice of public meetings as required by law, updating and distributing supplements to the City Code and updating City Financial Disclosure Statements.


The City of West Palm Beach will hold a General Election on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, and Run-off Election, if necessary, on Tuesday, March 29, 2016, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of electing three City Commission seats: one in District 1, one in District 3 and one in District 5. Persons seeking election may qualify with the City Clerk beginning at noon on Monday, November 30, 2015, and ending at noon on Monday, December 14, 2015. Qualifying is held during regular office hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.  

All persons seeking election as a City Commissioner shall be a qualified elector of the City and shall be a resident of the district from which he or she is to be elected. A candidate for the office of City Commissioner shall have continuously resided during the six-month period immediately prior to the date of election in the respective district from which the candidate seeks to qualify for election. The City Commissioners are elected at-large on a nonpartisan basis by a citywide vote.

En la Ciudad de West Palm Beach se realizaran elecciones generales el día Martes 15 de Marzo del 2016 entre la horas de las 7.00 a.m. y las 7.00 p.m. y seran terminadas si fuera necesario el día Martes 29 de Marzo del 2016 con el proposito de elegir Comisionados: Uno para el Distrito 1, Uno para el Distrito 3,y Uno para el Distrito 5. Las personas que buscan ser elegidas pueden ser calificadas el la secretaria de la Ciudad empezando al medio día del Lunes 30 de Noviembre del 2015 y hasta el medio día del Lunes 14 de Diciembre del 2015. Estas calificaciones se realizaran durante las horas regulares de oficina, de Lunes a Viernes de 8.00 a.m a 5.00 p.m. 

Todas las personas que busquen ser elegidas como Comisionados deben ser candidatos calificados por la Ciudad y deben ser residentes del Distrito para el cual El o Ella sea elegido. Un candidato para ser elegido Comisionado de la Ciudad debe haber residido por un periodo mínimo de 6 meses consecutivos previos a las fecha de las elecciones en respectivo Distrito para el cual el candidato busca ser calificado para estas elecciones, Los Comisionados de la Ciudad son elegidos por voto mayoritario no por voto partidista de un partido político sino por el voto general de toda la Ciudad.