The City Clerk is appointed by the City Council by a majority vote.
City Clerk/Human Resources Manager
The City Clerk is the local official for elections, local legislation, the Public Records Act, the Political Reform Act, and the Brown Act (open meeting laws). Before and after the City Council takes action, the City Clerk, in consultation with the CityAttorney, ensures that actions are in compliance with all federal, state and local statutes and regulations and that all actions are properly executed, recorded, and archived.
The statutes of the State of California prescribe the basic functions and duties of the City Clerk, and theGovernment Code and Election Code provide precise and specific responsibilities and procedures to follow.