Office of the City Clerk

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Clara VanBlargan, MMC, MSM

City Clerk

Office: (727) 391-9951 x 231

cvanblargan@madeirabeachfl.gov

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Deputy City Clerk (Interim)

Office: (727) 391-9951 x 223

pkordis@madeirabeachfl.gov

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The City Clerk is appointed by the Board of Commissioners as an officer of the City. The City Clerk’s primary responsibilities include the following:

  • Custodian of Public Records of the City
  • Authenticates and records all Ordinances and Resolutions
  • Supervisor of City Elections
  • Posts notices of meetings
  • Advertises legal and classified notices
  • Prepares agendas and packets for the Board of Commissioners and all Advisory Boards
  • Notifies residents of potential zoning changes, proposed land use changes and site plans
  • Maintains minutes and records of:
  • Follows state, county and city laws, rules, and regulations for records management and election procedures

ROLE AND POSITION IN CITY HALL

Along with the City Manager and City Attorney, the City Clerk is appointed directly by the Board of Commissioners. The City Clerk maintains all the City’s records and coordinates records management efforts and training in each department.

CUSTODIAN OF PUBLIC RECORDS & REQUESTING INFORMATION

CHAPTER 119, FLORIDA STATUTES,
NOTICE OF THE CITY OF MADEIRA BEACH CUSTODIAN OF PUBLIC RECORDS
The Custodian of Public Records for the City of Madeira Beach is the City Clerk. The City Clerk’s Office provides research of the official records for citizens and other departments upon request, in compliance with Florida Public Records Law, and allows for the inspection and examination by any person, at any reasonable time, under reasonable conditions and under the supervision of the City Clerk’s office. The City Clerk’s office is the location where the City’s public records are routinely created, sent, received, maintained and requested. The location and contact information is:

Clara VanBlargan, City Clerk
City of Madeira Beach City Hall
300 Municipal Drive
Madeira Beach, FL 33708
(727) 391-9951
cvanblargan@madeirabeachfl.gov