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 10, 2015, and Run-off Election, if ncecessary, on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of electing a Mayor and 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 30, 2014, and ending at noon on Tuesday, January 13, 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 Mayor shall be a qualified elector of the City and may reside in any district within the City. 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 Mayor shall have continuously resided in the City during the six-month period immediately prior to the date of election. 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 Mayor and City Commissioners are elected at-large on a nonpartisan basis by a citywide vote. 

Please note: City Hall will be closed on Thursday, January 1st due to New Year’s Day. City Hall will reopen on Friday, January 2nd. 

PUBLISH:     PALM BEACH POST                                 Hazeline F. Carson, CMC
                      December 14, 2014 & December 28, 2014  City Clerk