City Clerk


The City Charter appoints the City Clerk. The Clerk keeps public records of the City Commission and historical archives of city records. The Clerk's office supports the City Commission with policy research and with appointments to advisory boards and committees. The Clerk posts official notices, agendas and minutes for all City Commission meetings. For city elections, the Clerk registers candidates for open Mayoral and Commissioner seats. 

The Clerk's office maintains the city Code of Ordinances, city seal, vital records, ordinances, resolutions and deeds. The Clerk records official documents with appropriate agencies. Contact the City Clerk to request public records. 



Former City Clerk Omichele D. Nattiel-Williams, IIMC-CMC, received the Florida Association of City Clerk’s (FACC) 2023 Robert N. Clark Award for the creation of the Policy Research Program, housed in the Clerk’s Office.

Established in 1998, this award honors a municipal clerk who has significantly promoted and advanced the ideas and goals of their profession by actively participating in the improvements of municipal government in the state and local community. This award is given in honor of FACC Founder, Robert N. Clark.

Former City Clerk Nattiel-Williams received the award on Monday, June 19, 2023, at the Florida Association of City Clerk’s Summer Academy. 

Department Head


Kristen J. Bryant

Interim City Clerk
Direct: (352) 393-8441
Cell: (352) 275-8307

Office of the Mayor and City Commission, 352-334-5016,


Kristen J. Bryant, Interim City Clerk, 352-393-8441,

Morgan Spicer, Policy Oversight Administrator, 352-393-8668, 

Shaneka Young, Records Manager, 352-393-8374,

Michael Bryant, Records Management Coordinator, 352-393-8318,

Betsy Leisner, Acting Agenda Coordinator, 352-393-8673,

William Karl, Executive Assistant, Mayor Ward, and City Commissioner, 352-393-8692,

Jertoyia Russell, Commission Executive Assistant, 352-393-8656,

Francisco Gallopp, Commission Executive Assistant, 352-393-8667

Nikita Scruggs, Staff Specialist, 352-393-8651,