City Clerk

Nancy BarnettResponsibilities
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.

These 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



The City of Tavares welcomes participation from ministers, lay ministers, priests, rabbis, reverends, and other heads of religious organizations to participate in City Council meetings by volunteering to open the meeting with an invocation.

The meetings are held the first and third Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. at 201 E. Main Street, Tavares, FL, City Council Chambers.

If you are interested in participating please contact Susie Novack, Deputy City Clerk, at (352) 742-6209 or