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The City Clerk serves as the Official Secretary for the City Commission, the Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency, and the Board of Directors of the Safe Neighborhoods Improvement Districts (SNID). The Office of the City Clerk is responsible for:

  •  transcribing, distributing and maintaining records of all Agency, Commission and SNID meetings;
  •  publishing notices of proposed and adopted ordinances and emergency ordinances;
  •  maintaining a record of all City-owned property, including custody of all warranty deeds, easements, rights-of-way and abandonments;
  •  notifying appointees to City boards/committees and processing their annual financial disclosure forms;
  •  conducting City elections jointly with the Dade County Supervisor of Elections;
  •  attesting to contracts and legislation executed by the City;
  •  coordinating on a citywide basis, the retention, storage, retrieval and destruction of public records in accordance with the State of Florida Public Records laws;
  •  providing administrative support for the processing of Administrative Hearings, Code/Fire/License Special Master cases, and Nuisance Abatement Board cases;
  •  scheduling of the Commission Chamber and first floor conference room; and
  •  conducting information research for City staff.

 Personal Board Election

 The Office of the City Clerk oversees the Personnel Board Election. Thirty days prior to the election, the City Clerk shall post and distribute notices stating date, time and place election will be held. Polls shall be open, at the discretion of the City Clerk, to accommodate the majority of the electors. The following hours are recommended:

Personal Board Election
 Group  Voting Times
 Group I Regular and Probationary Police, Fire & Beach Patrol employees
Group II Regular and Probationary clerical and executive employees
Group III Blue collar and all other Regular and Probationary employees

 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Elections are held in the City Clerk's Office, 1700 Convention Center Drive, First Floor, City Hall. You must vote in person at the polls on election day. Each voter will be required to have a valid picture identification in order to cast a ballot.