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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. The contact information for the Custodian of Public Records is as follows:

Custodian of Public Records: Hazeline Carson, MMC
Mailing Address: City of West Palm Beach, City Clerk; PO Box 3366; West Palm Beach, FL 33402
Email Address: CityClerk@wpb.org
Phone: 561-822-1210
Fax: 561-822-1214

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

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.

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE OF ALTERNATIVE METHOD OF QUALIFYING
Pursuant to Section 30-2 of the City of West Palm Beach Code of Ordinances

The City of West Palm Beach will hold a General Municipal Election on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, and Run-off Election, if ncecessary, on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of electing a Mayor and three City Commission seats: one in District 3 if the current District 3 Commissioner has submitted a written resignation at least 10 days prior to the first day of qualifying as provided in Section 99.012, Florida Statutes, one in District 2, and one in District 4. Persons seeking election may qualify using the Alternative Method by petitions with the City Clerk beginning at noon on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, and ending at noon on Thursday, November 30, 2018. 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 Monday, November 12, 2018 due to Veterans Day.  City Hall will reopen on Tuesday, November 13, 2018.

City Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 22, 2018 and Friday, November 23, 2018 due to Thanksgiving. City Hall will reopen on Monday, November 26, 2018.
 
Aviso Publico
Aviso de método alternativo de calificar De acuerdo a la Sección 30-2 del Código de las ordenanzas de la Ciudad de West Palm Beach

 
La Ciudad de West Palm Beach realizara una elección general Municipal el día Martes 12 de Marzo, 2019 y para completarla continuara si fuere necesario el día Martes 26 de Marzo, 2019 entre las horas de 7.00 a.m. y 7.00 p.m. con el propósito de elegir  Alcalde y tres posiciones para Comisionados de la Ciudad: Uno en el Distrito 3 , si el actual Comisionado del Distrito 3 presentase la renuncia por escrito lo menos mínimo  10 días previos al primer día de calificaciones como esta previsto en la sección 99.012 de los estatutos de Florida, uno en el Distrito 2, y uno en el Distrito 4. Las personas que buscan ser elegidas pueden calificar usando el método alternativo por solicitud a la secretaria de la Ciudad empesando al medio día del día Miércoles 7 de Noviembre, 2018 y terminando al medio día del día Jueves 30 de Noviembre , 2018. Las calificaciones se realizaran durante las horas regulares de oficina, de Lunes a Viernes de 8.00 a.m. hasta 5.00 p.m.

Todas las personas que buscan ser elegidas como Alcalde deben ser  electores calificados de la Ciudad y pueden residir en cualquier Distrito entre la Ciudad. Todas las personas buscando ser elegidas para Comisionado de la Ciudad deben ser  electores calificados de la Ciudad y ser residentes del distrito para el cual El o Ella es elegido.Un candidato para la ocupar la oficina de la Alcaldía debe haber residido continuamente en la Ciudad durante un periodo de seis meses inmediatos previos al día de la elección. Un candidato para ocupar la oficina de  Comisionado de la Ciudad debe haber residido continuamente por un periodo de seis meses inmediatamente previos a la fecha de la elección en el respectivo distrito donde el candidato busca calificar para la elección. El Alcalde y Comisionados de la Ciudad son elegidos por un porcentaje general de los votos de toda la Ciudad.

Por favor note: El salón de la Ciudad estará cerrado el Lunes 12 de Noviembre, 2018 debido a la celebración de día de los Veteranos. El salon de la Ciudad reabrirá el Martes 13 de Noviembre, 2018.

El Salón de la Ciudad estará cerrado el Jueves 22 de Noviembre, 2018 y el Viernes 23 de Noviembre, 2018 debido a la celebración del día de acción de gracias. El salón de la Ciudad reabrirá el día Lunes 26 de Noviembre, 2018.

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