Town Clerk /Custodian of Public of Records

The Town Clerk is the Official Custodian of Public Records for the Town of Highland Beach and handles all public information request.  Public records may be requested from the Town Clerk by telephone, email, fax, regular mail, or in person.  Click Public Information Request Form and Schedule of Fees to download the form and costs.  Note: The Public Information Request form is optional.  Florida Public Records Law, Chapter 119 governs our process.


  • 3614 S. Ocean Blvd. Highland Beach, FL 33487
  • (561) 278-4548
  • (561) 265-3582
  • 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Monday - Friday

Lanelda Gaskins

To contact the Custodian of Public Records or to obtain a police record, the information is  as follows:

Town of Highland Beach
Office of the Town Clerk
3614 South Ocean Boulevard
Highland Beach, Florida 33487


The Town Clerk is appointed by Town Commission, and is responsible for attending all Town Commission meetings, the Town’s Records Management Program, maintains all official minutes of all public meetings, legislative agenda preparation/management, public notices/legal advertisements, attesting to all town official documents, administrator of the Municipal Elections, Code of Ethics and Financial Disclosure Coordinator, and codification of town ordinances.

In addition, the Office of Town Clerk is responsible for coordination of all Town Advisory Boards and Committees includes attending meetings, agendas and minutes preparation, and provides administrative support to Town Commission, the residents, staff, and the public.  At the designation of the Town Commission or request of the Town Manager, the Town Clerk may serve as the assistant to the Town Manager.

This office is staffed with a Deputy Town Clerk and Administrative Support Specialist. Both are responsible for assisting in the performance of the Clerk’s Office as assigned by the Town Clerk.

Ganelle Thompson, Administrative Support Specialist E-Mail: