The City of Inverness operates under a Council-Manager structure. The City Council sets policy and the City Manager implements Council direction. More information on the Council and how the City works can be obtained by viewing the City Charter.
The City has 6 elected offices; Five Council seats and Mayor, which are all 4-year terms. Terms have staggered expiration years, allowing for experienced officials to work with newly elected officials, while supporting city business to continue to move forward. The next regular election will be held in November 2022, in concert with county elections.
- If you are interested in running for an elected office in the City of Inverness, you must reside within the City limits of Inverness for a period of one year preceding the effective date of the term of office. Other considerations are:
- Each candidate must file a statement stating they have received, read, and understand the requirements of Chapter 106, Florida Statutes.
- A statement of Financial Disclosure must be filed at the time of qualifying.
- The Candidate must open a separate campaign account to receive or expend any campaign funds.
The above are just a few of the general requirements for candidates. For more detailed information on City elections and qualifications associated with running for office, contact the City Clerk’s Office. Qualifying office location is: Susan Jackson, City Clerk, 212 W. Main Street, Inverness, FL. 34450.
Election year 2022
The City of Inverness Council Elections will take place in conjunction with State and Local General Elections. Four seats with four-year terms, are open for election in November, 2022. If you are considering qualifying to run for an elected position, please contact City Clerk Susan Jackson at 726-2644 (Ext. 1007). Qualifying will begin at 12:00noon on August 8, 2022 through 12:00noon on August 12, 2022. Office hours for the City Clerk are Monday through Friday, 8AM to 5PM. If you haven't registered to vote in Citrus County, we encourage you to do so. Questions regarding your registration should be directed to the County Supervisor of Elections Office by phoning 352-341-6740 or 352-564-7120.