500 SW 109 Avenue
Sweetwater, FL 33174
Monday — Friday 8.30 AM – 5.00 PM
Phone: (305) 485-4526
The City Clerk is one of the two charter official positions that are appointed by the City Commission.
Carmen J. Garcia was appointed City Clerk on July 19, 2016, and serves as Director of Administrative Services, Secretary to the City Commission, Official keeper of the City Seal, Records Custodian and Supervisor of Elections for the City of Sweetwater.
Mrs. Garcia was hired by the city on June 13, 1998, as Maintenance Department Secretary, later in October 2002 went to assist in the Mayor’s Office as Mayor’s Secretary and was appointed Deputy City Clerk from February 2004 through July 2016. In this capacity, she has supervised the City’s Passport Acceptance Facility which has been nationally recognized by the U.S. Department of State as one of its best.
Mrs. Garcia obtained her Master Municipal Clerk designation on June 7, 2013. Professional Memberships include Miami-Dade County Municipal Clerk’s Association, Florida Association of City Clerk’s, International Institute of Municipal Clerks, Business Tax Official