City Clerk


As the City's record-keeping officer, the City Clerk is responsible for the preparation, execution, and archiving of all City Council documents as prescribed by State law and City Code.

Other duties include:
  • Serves as the official records custodian for the City
  • Processes public record requests
  • Coordinates and prepares the City Council agenda and minutes
  • Supervises the City elections in coordination with the Lake County Supervisor of Elections
  • Attests documents and contracts for the City
  • Prepares and publishes legal notices
  • Processes Lien Search Requests
  • Processes Domestic Partnership registrations
  • Provides Board support
  • Maintains city website and social media

Police Pension Board

The City of Tavares is currently accepting applications for the Police Pension Board.  This voluntary position is appointment by the Mayor of the City of Tavares and is a two year term that will expire November 2019.  Applications may be obtained by calling the City Clerk at 352.742.6279 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, by email or by downloading the application.

Applications should be submitted to the City Clerk, City of Tavares, 201 E Main Street, Tavares, Florida 32778.  For additional information please call Susie Novack, City Clerk, at 352.742.6279.

Public Records Requests

The City Clerk's office is available to assist you with your public records requests.  To expedite your request, please visit the City Clerk's office, 2nd floor, Tavares City Hall, 201 E Main Street, call 352.742.6279 or 352.742.6209, or send your request by email to the City Clerk.  You can also submit requests and inquiries through the Tavares website request tracker page.

Lien Search Requests

Please forward all lien search requests to the City Clerk and include a form if you would like the City Clerk to provide the information on your company form.  Lien searches include information on city utilities, open code enforcement cases, open building permits and special assessments including back-up material.   For additional questions please contact the City Clerk at 352.742.6279.

Ordinance 2010-13 - Lien Searches

November 7, 2017 Election

2017 Election Certificate

For any questions regarding City of Tavares elections please contact the City Clerk at 352.742.6209, or at City Hall, 201 E Main Street, Tavares or visit our Elections Information Page.