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Office of the City Clerk

About Us

The Office of the City Clerk is headed by an elected official serving a four year term of office and provides a wide array of services to our citizens. The City Clerk is a Charter Officer, the official Records Custodian of public documents, the City’s Personnel Administrator and the City Elections Coordinator.

The Office of the City Clerk is responsible for:

Chartered Duties

  • Duty to attend all meetings of the city council
  • Duty to keep true and correct record and minutes of all meetings of the city council
  • Shall be the custodian of records of the council
  • Shall have the authority to administer oaths

Non-Charter Duties

  • Maintain and keep the seal of the city
  • Serve as personnel administrator
  • Serve as election coordinator

Clerk shall make reports and furnish data to council as may be required.

Public Records Requests

Elections - 2020 City General Election Information

Election Day:  November 3, 2020

Early voting dates: October 19 thru October 31, 2020

Register to vote By: October 5, 2020

What offices are up for election:  Two City Council Members

What is required  for a candidate to run:

  • Be a City of Okeechobee resident
  • Be a registered voter
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • File candidate paperwork by deadline

Deadline to run for office:  Noon, August 21, 2020

Qualifing fee:  $159.00

Where to file:  City Hall, Office of the City Clerk

Questions:  Call the City Hall Clerk's Office 863-763-3372

For County, State and Federal Election information please contact Supervisor of Elections of Okeechobee County

2020 City Candidate Information

Candidates that have pre-filed to date:

  • Coming Soon





Contact Information

Lane Gamiotea, CMC
City Clerk
(863) 763-9814

Bobbie Jenkins
Deputy City Clerk
(863) 763-9814