City Clerk

Appointed by City Council, the City Clerk serves as administrator for the council and maintains records of official city documents. The City Clerk:
  • Attends all City Council meetings
  • Prepares Council meeting public notices, agendas, packages, and minutes
  • Submits legal notices for publication
  • Prepares correspondence, proclamations, and certificates of appreciation
  • Distributes an electronic calendar of Council events
  • Manages the Council and City Clerk budget
  • Prepares, finalizes, and distributes legislation passed by Council
  • Updates the City Code
  • Monitors annual filing of conflict of interest statements by elected and appointed officials and certain City staff
  • Administers the oath of office to Council members, board and commission members, and police officers
  • Presides over the January meeting of the new City Council until the Mayor is elected
The City Clerk's Office maintains all board and commission public notices and minutes; notifies members when their term of office is ending; tracks board and commission vacancies and appointments; and facilitates the Appointments Committee's monthly meeting.