City Clerk

Responsibilities

As the City's record-keeping officer, the City Clerk is responsible for the preparation, execution, and archiving of all City Council documents as prescribed by State law and City Code.  Some of the other services the City Clerk provides are as follows:

  • Serves as the official records manager and custodian for the City
  • Processes public record requests
  • Coordinates and prepares the City Council agenda and minutes, Planning & Zoning Board minutes, Code Enforcement/Special Magistrate Hearing minutes, other committee and meeting minutes
  • Supervises the City elections in coordination with the Lake County Supervisor of Elections
  • Attests documents and contracts for the City
  • Prepares and publishes legal notices
  • Processes Lien Search Requests
  • Processes Domestic Partnership registrations and assists as a Simply Married Officiant
  • Provides Board support
  • Provides City Receptionist services
  • Maintains City of Tavares website - www.tavares.org, City of Tavares Facebook, Tavares Splash Park Facebook, Wooton Park Facebook, City of Tavares Twitter
  • Coordinates the codification and distribution of the City Code of Ordinances and Land Development Regulations

NOVEMBER CITY COUNCIL MEETING DATE CHANGE

The November 7, 2018 Tavares City Council Meeting has been moved to Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 4:00 p.m., City Council Chambers, Tavares City Hall 201 E. Main Street, Tavares, Florida 32778. This will be the only City Council meeting held in the month of November.

Individuals with disabilities needing assistance to participate should contact the City Clerk at least two (2) working days in advance of the meeting date and time at 352.742.6209 or snovack@tavares.org.


PUBLIC MEETING/WORKSHOP NOTICE

A Public Workshop will be held on Thursday, November 1, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Tavares Pavilion on the Lake located at 200 S. Disston Avenue, Tavares, Florida.  This workshop is an opportunity for the public to learn about and participate in the proposed Tavares Performing Arts Center due diligence process. One or more Tavares City Council members may be in attendance and may make comment.  For additional information on this Public Workshop, please contact Tamera Rogers, Community Services Director at 352.742.6338 or trogers@tavares.org

Individuals with disabilities needing assistance to participate should contact the City Clerk at least two (2) working days in advance of the meeting date and time at 352.742.6209 or snovack@tavares.org.

Public Records Requests



The City Clerk's office is available to assist you with your public records requests.  To expedite your request, please visit the City Clerk's office, 2nd floor, Tavares City Hall, 201 E Main Street, call 352.742.6279 or 352.742.6209, or send your request by email to the City Clerk.  You can also submit requests and inquiries through the Tavares website request tracker page. 

To obtain the City of Tavares Police Officers' Pension Trust Fund and City of Tavares Firefighters' Pension Trust Fund Please contact Foster and Foster, Inc. at ferell.jenne@foster-foster.com or by mail   

Lien Search Requests



Please forward all lien search requests to the City Clerk and include a form if you would like the City Clerk to provide the information on your company form.  Lien searches include information on city utilities, open code enforcement cases, open building permits and special assessments including back-up material.   For additional questions please contact the City Clerk at 352.742.6279.

Ordinance 2010-13 - Lien Searches

November 6, 2018 City Council Election



November 6, 2018 Election - Qualified Candidates

For any questions regarding City of Tavares elections please contact the City Clerk at 352.742.6209, snovack@tavares.org or at City Hall, 201 E Main Street, Tavares or visit our Elections Information Page.