Town Clerk

Responsibilities

Town Clerk Tedra Allen, CMC, is Lauderdale-By-The-Sea's official Custodian of Public Records and strives to provide accurate information and Town documents to residents and other members of the public and media who request Town information.

Biography

Tedra was hired by the Town in January 2012 and was named Deputy Town Clerk in August 2013. She was promoted to Town Clerk in June 2014. Tedra received her Certificate of Municipal Clerk's (CMC) degree in May 2019. She studied at Florida A & M University in Tallahassee and is a member of the International Institute of Municipal Clerks, the Florida Association of City Clerks and the Broward County Association of City Clerks.

The Town Clerk's Office also:

  • Prepares and publishes Town meeting agendas.
  • Responds to public record requests.
  • Produces Town Commission meeting minutes.
  • Helps coordinate Town elections.
  • Maintains all official Town records.
  • Maintains the Town’s Municipal Code of Ordinances

Public Records Request

To make a Public Records Request, you can call (954-640-4200) or e-mail the Town Clerk's office. You can also file an online Public Records Request.

Emails Are Public Records

Under Florida law, email addresses and e-mail correspondence sent to elected Town officials or Town staff are considered public records and will be released in response to a public records request. Under Florida law, email addresses are considered public records. If you do not want your e-mail address and correspondence released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to the Town. Thank you.