City Clerk

The City Charter establishes the City Clerk’s position, and as a charter position of the Legislative Branch of the City government, appointed by, and reports to the City Council. The City Clerk serves the Mayor, City Council and all administrative departments, performing all "public services". The City Clerk is the keeper of the official records of the City, and is the custodian of the City Seal.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Providing administrative support to the City Council and City Boards
  • Attending and recording all City Council meetings
  • Maintaining an accurate record of all City Council actions
  • Authenticating and recording all ordinances and resolutions adopted by the City Council
  • Ensures the public Posting notice of all City Council meetings and City Board meetings
  • Maintaining records retention storage for City documents as required by law
  • Recording legal documents, including contracts, liens, and satisfactions in the Public Records of Volusia County
  • Publishing legal advertisements as required by law
  • Providing notary public service
  • Coordinating and handles City elections
  • Handling public records requests
  • Processing citizen complaints
  • Oversees codification of ordinances
  • Acts as official records custodian for the City of Edgewater
  • Oversees appointments to city boards and committees
  • Provides research assistance for city departments and citizens
  • Serving as editor of the City's newsletter, the Shorelines

The City Clerks Office Staff

City Clerk Bonnie A. Wenzel, CMChas been with the city of Edgewater since 2000 where she began as the secretary for the Planning Department and worked her way to the position of Planning Technician. In 2008, Bonnie was appointed City Clerk. She is a member of the International Institute of Municipal Clerks where City Clerk Wenzel achieved the designation of Certified Municipal Clerk in February 2011. Bonnie also belongs to the Florida Association of City Clerks.