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City Clerk Overview

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, and the 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, and codifying and recording all local laws, ordinances, resolutions and legal documents adopted by the City Commission.

The city clerk handles the sale of city cemetery plots, researching public records requests, administering Oaths and Affirmations, publishing legal notices, updating and distributing supplements to the City Code and updating City Financial Disclosure Statements.

The city clerk also handles public records requests.  If you have made a public records request for a video, and you have been notified that your request is ready, you may click here to find the video and download it at no charge.

Instructions on downloading a video public records request.

The City of West Palm Beach will hold a General Election on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, and Run-off Election, if ncecessary, on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of electing two City Commission seats: one in District 2 and one in District 4. Persons seeking election may qualify with the City Clerk beginning at noon on Tuesday, December 27, 2016, and ending at noon on Tuesday, January 10, 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.
Please note: City Hall will be closed on Monday, January 2nd due to New Year’s Day. City Hall will reopen on Tuesday, January 3rd.

La Ciudad de Wetst Palm Beach realizara elecciones generales el día Martes 14 de Marzo, 2017 y terminara si fuese necesario el día Martes 28 de Marzo, 2017 comenzando a las 7.00 a.m. hasta las 7.00 p.m. con el proposito de elegir dos Comisionados, Uno para el Distrito 2, y Uno para el Distrito 4. Las personas que buscan ser elegidas, pueden calificar con la secretaria de la Ciudad comensando al medio día del día Martes 27 de Diciembre, 2016 y terminando el día Martes 10 de Enero, 2017. Las calificaciones se realizan durante horas regulares de oficina de Lunes a Viernes de 8.00 a.m. hasta las 5.00 p.m.
Todas las personas que buscan por ser elegidas para comisionado de la Ciudad deben ser candidatos calificados por por la Ciudad y deben ser residentes del distrito por el cual El o Ella seran elegidos. Un candidato para la oficina de Comisionado debe haber residido durante un periodo de seis meses inmediatamente anteriores a la fecha de las elecciones en el respectivo Distrito que el candidato busca ser calificado para la elección. Los Comisionados de la Ciudad son elegidos por el voto general de la ciudad no basado en un partido político.
Por favor note: El salón de la Ciudad estara cerrado el día Lunes 2 de Enero debido al día ne año nuevo. En salón de la Ciudad reabrira sus puertas el día Martes 3 de Enero.

Office Hours Monday – Friday; 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Physical Address West Palm Beach City Center; 401 Clematis Street; City Hall – 1st Floor; West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Mailing Address City of West Palm Beach; City Clerk; PO Box 3366; West Palm Beach, FL 33402
Phone (561) 822-1210
E-mail CityClerk@wpb.org