The City Clerk serves as liaison between Council and its constituents, and is custodian of the City Council's legislative history and other official records of the City, including the City Charter, the City Code, City Seal, minutes, ordinances, resolutions, contracts / leases, annexation and zoning documents.
The City Clerk works closely with all departments and provides administrative support to members of the City Council. The City Clerk attends all meetings of the City Council and records official actions, attests and certifies to the correctness of documents executed by Council, administers oaths of office to elected and appointed officials and coordinates all general and special election activities. The City Clerk is the point-of-contact for citizens wishing to serve on City boards and committees by receiving and processing applications.
The City Clerk is the custodian of public records for the City of West Melbourne. Any requests for records from another department will be coordinated through the City Clerk's office.
When making a public records request, there is no requirement to provide a name or reason for the request. Also, requests are not required to be submitted in writing.
To provide the best response, consider the information that will be useful. Broad public records requests take longer and may be costly for the requestor.