City Clerk

The City of Coral Springs Office of the City Clerk Department provides services that include administering city elections, maintaining all official city documents, maintaining city board and committee appointments, preparing agendas and minutes for City Commission meetings, provide notifications of public hearings, respond to public records requests and retain ordinances and resolutions.

Department Head

Debra Thomas

Debra Thomas, City Clerk

Debra Thomas has more than 28 years of municipal government experience. In her current role, Thomas managed over 16 municipal election cycles, including special elections. She is responsible for fulfilling public records requests and ensuring the public is properly notified about public meetings, as well as ways to access those meetings, through published public notices.

There are three broad responsibilities of the Office of the City Clerk, as defined by City Charter and Ordinance.

  1. The City Clerk posts all notices of regular meetings of the City Commission, Boards and other Official Meetings of the City, prepares minutes and records all such meetings in order to keep a complete record of all City proceedings, prepares agendas for all City Commission Meetings, and maintains a current copy of the Code of Ordinances.

  2. The City Clerk acts as the Municipal Elections Clerk for the City in Broward County, State of Florida, accepts and remits qualifying fees, accepts and posts candidacy forms and legally required candidate reports, proclaims and advertises city elections and receives certified election results from the County Supervisor of Elections.

  3. The City Clerk acts as the designated custodian of public records of the city.

Seat 1 Mayor, two-year term (2020-2022)
Seat 2 Commissioner, four year term (2018-2022)
Seat 3 Commissioner, four-year term (2020-2024)
Seat 4 Commissioner, four-year team (2018 – 2022)
Seat 5 Commissioner, four-year term (2020-2024)

Check your voting status and information.

Candidate Information and Resources

Step One:

  • Do not accept contributions and do not open a campaign account until you have filed out 
  • Within 10 days after filling the DS-DE 9 form you'll need to fill the DS-DE 84  "Statement of Candidate" form.

Step Two: 

Read and understand the election process using the following links:

Step Three:

  • When Step One is complete and a copy of Form DS-DE 9 is taken to the bank to open an account, monthly reports will be due. The report due date schedule will be provided to you during the Step One process.

Additional Forms and Information

 

Campaign Treasurer Report Time Periods and Submission Due Dates: T.B.A.

 

 

 

 

In accordance with the Broward County Ethics Ordinance, the City of Coral Springs has developed an online contact log system for you to use to document the communication you have with our City’s elected officials. The information you enter in the City’s “Lobbyist Contact Disclosure” system will be posted on the City’s website for viewing purposes.

Registered Lobbyist List

If you are meeting with one of the City’s elected officials at City Hall you may use an Ipad in the Commission Office to access the system to log in your meeting.

You must register as a lobbyist before you fill this form out. Please contact the Office of the City Clerk, at 954-344-1065, if you need any assistance.