In accordance with Florida's Government in the Sunshine laws, it is the policy of the City of Dunedin that municipal records shall be transparent and open for inspection from anyone. The City Clerk serves the public and staff as records custodian when information is requested. You may contact the Clerk's Office if you have a public records request relating to City business.
Pursuant to Florida Statute 119.12, public records requests to inspect or copy public records may be made to the City's Custodian of Public Records, City Clerk Denise Kirkpatrick, 750 Milwaukee Ave., Dunedin, Florida 34698, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone (727) 298-3034 or facsimile (727) 298-3505.
Also pursuant to Florida Statue 119.12, if you wish to assert that you were denied access to inspect or copy a public record, you must provide a written notice to the City's Custodian of Records, identifying it as a public records request, at least 5 business days before filing a civil action. The notice period begins on the day the written notice of request is received by the Custodian of Public Records, excluding Saturday, Sunday and legal holidays, and runs until 5 business days have elapsed. The contact information for the City's Custodian of Public Records is posted in the City's primary administrative building in which public records are routinely created, sent, received, maintained and requested and here on the City's website.
Florida birth and death certificates are issued through the Bureau of Vital Statistics at the Department of Health (Mid County Health Dept., 8751 Ulmerton Road, Largo FL 33771; 727-507-4330).