City Secretary

Responsibilities
The office of the City Secretary falls under the supervision of the City Manager. The City Secretary is appointed by the City Council. 


The City Secretary's office:

  • Offers information and research assistance to the public and staff
  • Serves as the custodian for the official City records, i.e. Code of Ordinances, Resolutions, and Meeting Minutes of City Council and various committees 
  • Issues various permits and licenses
  • Receives bids (Conflicts Disclosure Statement information)       

The City Secretary prepares Council and other committee agendas and the official minutes, prepares legal notices relating to agendas and other City issues for publication and posting, maintains the City seal and attests all City documents, is responsible for oaths of office, and maintains committee and volunteer rosters.

The City Secretary serves as the Election Administration Official for City Elections and the Records Manager. The City Secretary accepts campaign disclosure statements. The City Secretary offers free notary service to city residents for non-business documents.