The City Clerk's office is responsible for the safeguarding of all the City's public records. The Clerk's office coordinates the preparation and distribution of the City Council agendas, keeps the record of Council proceedings including agendas, minutes, ordinances, resolutions, contracts, and agreements and authenticates all documents. The Clerk provides notice to all meetings open to the public, responds to all public record requests, and administers the City’s Records Management Program as the Records Management Liaison Officer, Records Management Coordinator ensuring retention and disposition in accordance with state regulations. The City Clerk also serves as the Supervisor of Elections and the Qualifying Officer for City related elections. Various legal advertisements are processed by the Clerk's office in accordance with the City’s Code of Ordinances and state regulations. Additionally, the Clerk oversees the City’s advisory boards and committees and maintains Lobbyist Registration Forms in accordance with the City’s Code of Ordinances
Expenditures for the City Clerk totals $1,088,316. This amount reflects an increase of $87,967, or 8.79% from the fiscal year 2023 adopted budget of $1,000,349.