Office of the Town Clerk
Crystal Gibson, MPA, MMC
Crystal Gibson has served as Lantana's Town Clerk since March 2009. Previously she served as the Deputy City Clerk for the City of Lake Worth and the Building Department Administrative Assistant for the City of Greenacres. A native of North Carolina, Crystal received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Geography and Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from North Carolina Central University in 2004 and then graduated with a Master of Public Administration Degree from The Ohio State University in 2006. She moved to Palm Beach County immediately after graduation. She has been an active member of the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC), Florida Association of City Clerks (FACC) and Palm Beach County Municipal Clerks Association (PBCMCA) since 2008. Crystal received her Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) designation in 2010 and Master Municipal Clerk (MMC) designation in 2012. She currently serves as Immediate Past President, Chair of the Nominating Committee and Webmaster for the PBCMCA.
Responsibilities of the Town Clerk
The Town Clerk is responsible for preparing the council meeting agendas, attends all official meetings of the council and as well as advisory boards in person or by deputy and keeps the minutes of its proceedings, attests all resolutions, ordinances and contracts, and codifies ordinances. The Town Clerk is the Official Records Custodian responsible for management of the Town's records and public records requests, and papers of a general or permanent character pertaining to the affairs of the municipality, legal notices and advertisements, and to preserve, file and index all contracts to which the Town is a party. The Town Clerk is also the custodian of the Town seal, provides Notary services for Town business and also handles all Town elections. As the Town's Supervisor of Elections, she is responsible for preparing candidate packets, qualifying candidates, obtaining treasurer's reports from candidates, and all advertisements pertaining to Town elections.
Public Records Requests
The Town Clerk manages public records requests. Requests for records can be made verbally by contacting the Clerk at (561) 540-5016 or in person at Town Hall at 500 Greynolds Circle. If one prefers to have their request in writing, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. A Public Records Request Form is available at Town Hall and at the link below:
Request for Public Records
Lantana's Code of Ordinances
This link takes you to Municode.com, click on Lantana Code of Ordinances. The Code of Ordinances includes the Town Charter and Town laws.