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 - 2018 City General Election Information

Election Day:  November 6, 2018

Early voting dates: October 22 thru November 3, 2018

Register to vote By: October 9, 2018

What offices are up for election:  Three City Council Members & One City Clerk

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 24, 2018

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 www.voteokeechobee.com


2020 City Candidate Information

Candidates that have pre-filed to date:

  • Coming Soon

2018 City Candidate Treasurer Report Due Dates:

  1. June 11, before 5pm - TR M5, covers May 1-31, 2018
  2. July 10, before 5pm - TR M6, covers June 1-30, 2018
  3. August 10, before 5pm - TR M7 covers, July 1-31, 2018
  4. September 10, before 5pm - TR M8 covers, August 1-30, 2018
  5. October 10, before 5pm - TR M9 covers, September 1-28, 2018
  6. October 12, before 5pm - TR G1, covers, September 29- October 5, 2018
  7. October 26, before 5pm - TR G2, covers, October 6-19, 2018
  8. November 2, before 5pm - TR G3, covers October 20 - November 1, 2018
  9. February 4, 2019 - Final TR, covers November 2 to close of account

City Candidate Treasurer Forms

Campaign Treasurers Report

Appointment of Campaign Treasurer Form


Contact Information

Lane Gamiotea, CMC
City Clerk
(863) 763-9814
lgamiotea@cityofokeechobee.com

Bobbie Jenkins
Deputy City Clerk
(863) 763-9814
bjenkins@cityofokeechobee.com