We, the employees of Parkland City Clerk’s office are committed to serving the City Commission, City Departments, and all the Citizens of Parkland by creating and maintaining accurate, unbiased records of all municipal business activities, and retrieving these records in a courteous and expeditious manner, providing the means for Citizens to participate in City government and together build a more harmonious community in which to live.
- City Commission, Agendas and Meeting Minutes; Police Pension Board
There are two (2) scheduled meetings for the City Commission each month. The Regular Commission meetings are held on the first and third Wednesdays of the month in the City Commission Chambers at 7:00 p.m. Occasionally, Workshop meetings are held on the first or third Wednesdays of the month at 6:00 p.m. The Clerk’s office compiles and coordinates items and back-up material for the Commission Agenda after all items and back-up material have been reviewed/approved by the City Manager. An electronic agenda packet is prepared on the Friday before the Wednesday night meetings and is available for downloading from the City Clerk's webpage.
- City Elections
Coordinates and administers the Municipal Elections and the induction of elected City officials in accordance with legal requirements.
The Municipal Election is held on the first Tuesday, after the first Monday, in November of each even-numbered year, which is held on the same date as the General Election. The City of Parkland is divided into four (4) Commission Districts (1, 2, 3, and 4), with one City Commissioner residing in each district. The Mayor is elected at large and may reside in any district of the City. All Commissioners are elected by a City-wide vote of the electors.
- Records Management Program
Maintains all City records in accordance with State of Florida regulations. Oversees the Records Management Program by scanning, storing and retrieving City documents, and scheduling disposal/destruction of certain documents according to State regulations.
- City Records
The City Clerk serves as the custodian of the City seal, custodian of records, and provides certification of all ordinances/resolutions, City contracts and agreements, bid proposals and other miscellaneous documents, and is responsible for updating the City Code of Ordinances. Code Book Supplements are published by an outside agency; this includes the codification of ordinances online and into book form.
- Legal Advertisement and Public Notices
Manages the publication of advertisements in accordance with legal requirements to include public notices, City Commission agendas and bid advertisements.
- Passport Services
Effective December 23, 2016, Passport Services are suspended. Visit the US State Department website to find another acceptance facility.
- Miscellaneous Services
Provides notary services to City residents with proper documentation. By appointment only, please call 954.757.4133.