Responsibilities The City Clerk is responsible for providing specialized clerical and administrative services to the Mayor and the City Commission; provides for the issuance of licenses as outlined in City Ordinance; acts as the Freedom of Information coordinator; manages City cemeteries; maintains all public records of the City; provides the coordination, direction, and conduct of all the elections within the City; acts as ex-officio member of the Civil Service Commission; maintains firefighter personnel files, and conducts testing activities and preparation ofEligibility Lists for positions within the Fire Department as directed by the Civil Service Commission. The City Clerk administers the Oath of Office to City officials, police officers and firefighters and provides notary service (some fees may apply for notary service).
Business licenses such as amusement places and devices, pawnbroker, peddlers/vendors, secondhand goods, taxicabs, and used car lots are also issued in the City Clerk's Office.
Burn permits, special event permits and block party permits can be obtained through the City Clerk's Office as well.
The links to the left provide information related to the Clerk's office. If you don't find what you are looking for, please contact the City Clerk's Office.