The City Clerk and the Deputy City Clerk are Charter Officers and are appointed by the City Commission. The City Clerk acts as the custodian of all official records of the City.  The City Clerk serves as Clerk to the City Commission, is the recorder of all its official actions, prepares minutes for Advisory Boards and Committees, serves as the election official, attests all written contracts and instruments on behalf of the City, administers oaths, and countersigns all checks for payment. 

Our Mission

The City Clerk’s Office realizes that the citizens are the heart of the community and we strive to be value-driven and dedicated to responsive, respectful and courteous customer service.



Heather Taylor, City Clerk
Phone: 941-429-7056

Cynthia Kelly, Records Management Administrator
Phone: 941-429-7060 

Rebecca Clifford, Public Records Technician II
Phone: 941-429-7065

Laura Reed, Administrative Services Specialist
Phone: 941-429-7058

Becky Frost, Administrative Services Specialist
Phone: 941-429-7178

Susan Hale, Recording Secretary
Phone: 941-429-7061

Ida Goodman, Recording Secretary
Phone: 941-429-7222

Sue Carneiro, Staff Assistant I
Phone: 941-429-7064

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