Pursuant to Ordinance 2017-44, a lobbyist is defined as an individual, corporation, partnership, or other legal entity employed or retained whether paid or not, by a principal who seeks to encourage the approval, disapproval, adoption, repeal, passage, defeat, or modifications of (a) any ordinance, resolution, action or decision of any City Commissioner; (b) any action, decision, recommendation of the City Manager, any city board or committee, including but not limited to Quasi-Judicial, Advisory Board, Trust, Authority, or Council; or (c) any action, decision or recommendation of city personnel during the time period of the entire decision-making process on the action, decision or recommendation which foreseeably will be heard or reviewed by the City Commission, or a city board or committee, including but not limited to Quasi-Judicial, Advisory Board, Trust, Authority, or Council. The above referenced section of our City Code states that all lobbyists shall, before engaging in lobbying activities, register annually with the City Clerk’s Office.
ANNUAL LOBBYIST REGISTRATION FEE: This Registration must be on file in the Office of the City Clerk prior to the filing of an Issue Application to lobby on a specific issue, and payment of a $250.00 Lobbyist Registration Fee is required.
Applications / Forms
Lobbyist Annual Registration Form
Lobbyists Issue Form
Lobbyist Expenditure Form
Lobbyist Withdrawal Form