City Clerk

Maria T. Waldrop, City Clerk

Maria Waldrop

Maria has been employed with the City of Maitland since 1985. She started working for the City as the secretary for the Police Department in the Detective Division. In 1989, she was promoted to Executive Assistant to the City Manager and in 1993 was appointed by the City Council as the Acting City Clerk. In 2005 she obtained a Certified Municipal Clerk Designation. Maria came to the City of Maitland from the Florida Legislature where she was the secretary to a State Representative. 

Maria was born in Havana Cuba and at age 8 came to the United States with her family. In 1966 after living 3 years in New Jersey, Maria and her parents moved to the small and quiet City of Sanford, Florida. In Sanford she attended local schools and called it her hometown. For the past 21 years Maria has made Lake Mary her home. She has a son and two grandchildren.

Maria is certified as Master Municipal Clerk, and she is a member of the International Institute of Municipal Clerks, the Florida Association of City Clerks, and the National Notary Association.


The City Clerk's Office is responsible for keeping the City's current and historical records for elected officials, City employees, users, and those who utilize city services, from business owners and civic leaders to other organizations and interested individuals, ensuring the accurate preservation and dissemination of information, in compliance with the Florida Statutes and the Maitland Code of Ordinances. The City Clerk's Office also oversees the application process for the various Citizen Boards and Committees within the City.


 A General Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, for Council Seat #1 (currently held by Mike Thomas) and Council Seat #3 (formerly held by Joy Goff-Marcil). If a run-off election is necessary, it will be held on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. The persons elected to office will each serve a three-year term commencing April 8, 2019.

 Any person, who is a resident of the City, has the qualifications of an elector therein and has resided in the City of Maitland for the six-month period prior to qualifying, may become a candidate for nomination to the office of City Council.  The qualifying period officially opens at Noon on Monday, January 21, 2019 and closes at Noon on Friday, January 25, 2019.  Individuals may announce their candidacy by completing forms provided by the City Clerk, any time prior to the qualifying period.

 Information on polling places will be forthcoming. Voter registration application forms are available at City Hall for all non-registered voters. City Hall business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., weekdays.  For additional information, please contact Maria Waldrop at 407-539-6219.

Public Record Requests

Please submit request for public records to:
Maria Waldrop, City Clerk
1776 Independence Lane
Maitland, FL 32751
Office: 407-539-6219
FAX: 407-539-6283

For documents or records pertaining to the City of Maitland Municipal Police Officers’ and Firefighters’ Retirement Plan should be directed to the Plan’s Administrative:

City of Maitland Police Officers’ and Firefighters’ Retirement Plan
c/o Foster & Foster
2503 Del Prado Blvd. S, Suite 502
Cape Coral, FL 33904
Phone: 239-333-4872
Fax: 239-333-0177

City of Maitland Public Records Request Policy [PDF]