Roles & Responsibilities

Role of the City Clerk

The city clerk reports to the city manager, works directly with the City Council, and the public. This position is required to fulfill the duties pursuant to the city Charter, Part 1, Sections 19 and 20. A few of the city clerk's responsibilities are as follows:

  • Keeping of all city records
  • Council meeting and Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Board agenda publication and distribution
  • Recording the official actions of the council and CRA Board
  • Holding municipal elections
  • Processing contracts and agreements
  • Processing requests for public records
  • Serving as custodian of the city seal
  • Codification of the city's Code of Ordinances
  • Processing animal licenses
  • Processing tax licenses
  • Processing city cemetery lot purchases and deed administration
  • Tax collector and cashier services
  • Personnel director and complete human resource administration
  • Payroll processing
  • Administration of all city insurance programs
  • Administration of city capital asset inventory
  • Event coordination
  • IT coordination
  • Website administration
  • Coordinating projects associated with automating city services