City Clerk

Office Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the city clerk's office include:

  • City Council support services
  • Elections official
  • Local legislation auditor
  • Municipal officer
  • Political reform filing officer
  • Public inquiries and relationships
  • Records and archives

City Clerk Responsibilities

  • The city clerk is the local official who administers democratic processes such as elections, access to city records, and all legislative actions ensuring transparency to the public.
  • The city clerk acts as a compliance officer for federal, state, and local statutes including the Political Reform Act, the Brown Act, and the Public Records Act.
  • The city clerk manages public inquiries and relationships and arranges for ceremonial and official functions.