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Main City Number / Customer Service
(386) 986-2360

Animal Control
(386) 986-2520
Building Insp. & Permits
(386) 986-3780
Business Tax Office
(386) 986-3766
Code Enforcement
(386) 986-3764
Communications & Marketing
(386) 986-3708
Finance
(386) 986-3723
Human Resources
(386) 986-3718
Fire (Non-Emergency)
(386) 986-2300
Purchasing
(386) 986-3730
Parks & Recreation
(386) 986-2323

Flagler County Info Line
(386) 313-4111
Flagler County Sheriff
(386) 437-4116

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Elections

District 2 and Charter amendments will be on the General Election on November 6, 2018

District 4 - will be on the Primary Election ballot on August 28, 2018 (run off at the General Election, if necessary)

Running For Public Office

Candidates for City Council must be a qualified elector of the City of Palm Coast and must reside within the City of Palm Coast for at least 45 weeks in each year. Candidates must reside within the District they are running for.

Candidate handbooks are available through the City Clerk's office. This handbook will outline everything a person must do and know about becoming a candidate.

To qualify to run, a candidate for a district seat must...

Submit a petition supporting his or her candidacy to the City Clerk containing the signatures of at least 1% of the electorate residing within the district (as delineated from the previous decennial census)

Or...

Pay a qualifying fee of 10% of the salary of the office he/she seeks-$960.

Prior to announcing his/her candidacy, collecting campaign contributions and/or petitions, a resident must submit executed DS DE 9 and DS DE 84 forms with the City Clerk’s office. Once the City Clerk has received these forms, the candidate can open a Campaign Bank Account and begin campaigning.


2018 City Council Candidates

District 2

District 4

 

District Maps

Supervisor of Elections

Web : flaglerelections.com
Phone : (386) 313-4170

For more information on elections, please visit the following sites:
www.flaglerelections.com
election.dos.state.fl.us


View City Charter | Ordinance 2018-9

Our Charter Review

The Palm Coast City Council reviewed the City Charter in late 2017/early 2018. After receiving public comments, opinions, and input and following multiple public workshops, the Council adopted an Ordinance to ask the voters of Palm Coast to consider three proposed amendments to the City Charter. Those proposed amendments will be on the ballot for voter consideration on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, the date of the general election. All Palm Coast electors will be asked to vote YES or NO on each proposed Charter amendment.

The form of the ballot for the Charter Amendments proposed in the Ordinance shall be as follows:

City Charter Amendment 1:

TITLE: CHARTER AMENDMENTS TO UPDATE OUTDATED AND TO CLARIFY AMBIGUOUS CHARTER PROVISIONS.

SUMMARY: Shall the Charter be amended (1) to remove outdated portions of the Charter, (2) to replace the current legal boundary description with a general boundary statement, and (3) to revise requirements for consistency with state laws.

Shall the above-described Charter Amendment be adopted? Yes or No.

City Charter Amendment 2:

TITLE: CHARTER AMENDMENT TO REVISE THE CHARTER REVIEW PROCESS TO INCLUDE AN ADVISORY CHARTER COMMITTEE.

SUMMARY: Shall the Charter be amended to eliminate outdated language regarding an initial Charter review, to include an appointed Advisory Charter Review Committee in the Charter review process, and to require a Charter review at least once every ten (10) years.

Shall the above-described Charter Amendment be adopted? Yes or No.

City Charter Amendment 3:

TITLE: CHARTER AMENDMENT REVISING HOW TO FILL A VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF A COUNCIL MEMBER.

SUMMARY: Shall the Charter be amended to provide that a vacancy in the office of a council member be appointed within 90 days unless the vacancy occurs within 6 months of the next regularly scheduled election?

Shall the above-described Charter Amendment be adopted? Yes or No.

All Palm Coast voters are encouraged to vote in 2018!

City Clerk
Phone : (386) 986-3713
Fax : (386) 986-3714
Office : City Hall
160 Lake Avenue
Palm Coast, FL 32164
Virginia Smith
City Clerk / Paralegal / Records Custodian
City Manager's Office
Phone : (386) 986-3713
Fax : (386) 986-3714
Office : City Hall
160 Lake Avenue
Palm Coast, FL 32164