Office of the City Clerk

About Us

The Office of the City Clerk is headed by an elected official serving a four year term of office and provides a wide array of services to our citizens. The City Clerk is a Charter Officer, the official Records Custodian of public documents, the City’s Personnel Administrator and the City Elections Coordinator.

The Office of the City Clerk is responsible for:

Chartered Duties

  • Duty to attend all meetings of the city council
  • Duty to keep true and correct record and minutes of all meetings of the city council
  • Shall be the custodian of records of the council
  • Shall have the authority to administer oaths

Non-Charter Duties

  • Maintain and keep the seal of the city
  • Serve as personnel administrator
  • Serve as election coordinator

Clerk shall make reports and furnish data to council as may be required.

Public Records Requests 

Lien Search Request:

As of October 1, 2021, the City of Okeechobee has stopped waiving lien search request fees. Lien search requests are $20.00 per parcel as allowed by Resolution No. 2011-08 and listed in the Code of Ordinances, Appendix G, Table 1-Fees for Public Records and Reports. You may include your lien search request with your fee payment by check or money order; or via email/phone ahead of time, with processing to be completed upon receipt of payment. We do not accept credit card payments or online payments at this time.


All checks and/or money orders should be made payable to City of Okeechobee and mailed to:


City of Okeechobee

ATTN: Lien Search Request

Office of the City Clerk

55 SE 3rd Avenue, RM 100

Okeechobee, FL 34974

For information concerning the 2021 Special City Election please click here                                                                                                                                                             

Contact Information

Lane Gamiotea, CMC
City Clerk
(863) 763-9814

Heather Prince
Deputy City Clerk
(863) 763-9814