The City Clerk is appointed by the City Manager. The City Clerk is the local Elections 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 also serves as the Secretary to Redevelopment Agency.
The City Clerk's Office is responsible for:
Conduct of general municipal and special elections
Custodian of the City's records and administration of citywide records management program
Ensuring compliance with legal noticing requirements
Manage the City Council's legislative agenda and documents