City of Fort Lauderdale - About the City Clerk's Office
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About the City Clerk's Office

The City Clerk’s Office serves as custodian of all records of an official character pertaining to the affairs of the city including documentation filed for compliance with state and county ethics laws and ensures public accessibility; supports the City Commission in administrative matters; supervises municipal elections; and directs the City’s records management program. Additionally, the City Clerk’s Office assists departments and appointed boards with respect to the proper conduct of public meetings.

City Clerk

Jonda K. Joseph, is the current city clerk of the City of Fort Lauderdale. As city clerk, Jonda is responsible for overseeing the City Clerk’s Office. The position of city clerk is recognized as an executive officer of the City, along with the mayor, commissioners, city manager, city auditor, and city attorney. The city clerk acts on behalf of the City.

Mission Statement

The city clerk's mission reads, "Ensure a true reflection of City Commission actions in City’s official records. Always be sensitive to the needs of City Commission, City boards, departments, officials and public in the delivery of services."


To obtain additional information, assistance, or to request documentation from the City Clerk's Office, call (954) 828-5002. The City Clerk's Office is located on the 7th floor of City Hall, 100 N. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.