City Clerk Term
The term of office clerk shall be four years, and he or she shall be elected. The candidate receiving the greatest number of votes cast shall be elected. If at any time-the clerk shall move his official residency from the city limits herein described a vacancy shall automatically occur in said office.
The officers elected shall assume the duties of such offices (within 30 days after the election) as decided by ordinance, provided, no contract shall be entered into by incumbent officials between the dates of election and assumption of office of newly elected officials binding said city beyond date of assumption of office of newly elected officials, except in case of extreme emergency.
The office of the City Clerk is the custodian of Public Records for the City of Crestview, and all the respective departments. All request should be made to that office. Phone: 850-682-1560, email, or in person at 198 Wilson Street North, Crestview, Florida 32536
No person shall be eligible to be a candidate for the office of mayor, or member of the council or clerk unless they shall possess the qualifications required to hold such office and shall have paid a qualifying fee for such office, as may be required by ordinance of the municipality.
The mayor, members of council or the clerk shall not hold any other elective city, county, state or Federal office. If the mayor, a member of the council or clerk ceases to possess any one or more of the qualifications specified in this section, or is convicted of a felony, while in office, then in either event a vacancy shall automatically occur.
Any vacancies occurring in any elective office shall be filled for the unexpired term by appointment by a majority of the council.