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. 

Department Head

Gainesville FL City Clerk Kristen Bryant

Kristen J. Bryant

City Clerk
Direct: 352-393-8441
Cell: 352-275-8307

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


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

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

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

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

Karin Cowley, Executive Assistant, Commissioners Chestnut and Willits, 352-393-8665,

Francisco Gallopp, Executive Assistant, Commissioners Book and Eastman, 352-393-8667,

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

Jertoyia Russell, Executive Assistant, Commissioner Duncan-Walker, 352-393-8656, 

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