City Clerk

Notice Regarding Contact Information for the City of Fernandina Beach's Public Records Custodian:

The City Clerk is the City of Fernandina Beach custodian of public records. Pursuant to Section 119.12, Florida Statutes, the contact information for the City of Fernandina Beach’s custodian of public records is to be prominently posted on the City of Fernandina Beach’s website:

Caroline Best, CMC, City Clerk
City Hall
204 Ash Street
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
Office (904) 310-3115
Fax (904) 310- 3454  

The Office of the City Clerk maintains an accurate record of the official actions of the City Commission, Boards and Committees and attends all City Commission and administrative staff meetings.

The City Clerk is the official custodian of the City's corporate seal and records, which includes, but is not limited to the City Charter, contracts, deeds, leases, ordinances, easements and the City Commission minutes and agendas.

To access the City's current and archived records please contact the City Clerk

To request public records, please contact the City Clerk's Office Monday - Friday during normal business hours OR phone the City Clerk's Office at (904) 310-3115 OR complete a Public Records Request form or a Lien Search Request.


The mission of the City Clerk's Office is to facilitate the City Commission's official meetings and board appointments; to manage and preserve the official records of the City; to assist the public in accessing public documents; and to provide these services in a professional, efficient, fair, and courteous manner while being ever mindful of our position of neutrality and impartiality in all local government matters.