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Billy Y. Urquia was appointed City Clerk of Coral Gables on January 1, 2019. In this role, he is one of the three constitutional officers appointed by the City Commission and serves as the Corporate Secretary to the Municipal Corporation, Secretary to the City Commission, Records Custodian, and Supervisor of Elections for the City.
Prior to becoming the City Clerk, Urquia served as the City’s Deputy City Clerk from October 2008. In this capacity, he spearheaded the instillation of a new state-of-the-art Passport Acceptance Facility which resulted in national recognition by the U.S. Department of State. Throughout his 15-year tenure at the City of Coral Gables, he also served as Business Applications Developer and was tasked with the implementation of enterprise software such as Legistar and Hewlett Packard Content Manager.
Urquia is a graduate of Florida International University where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Management of Information Systems. His professional memberships include Miami-Dade County Municipal Clerk’s Association, the Florida Association of City Clerks, and the International Institute of Municipal Clerks.