The City Clerk performs various professional and managerial duties according to Statute, Municipal Code, requests of citizens, and the needs of various city departments. Primary duties include the following major categories:
Elections - As Elections Official, the City Clerk conducts the entire election process. Voter registration and voting is coordinated with Fresno County Clerks Election Division.
Legislative Administration - The City Clerk facilitates the execution of official and legislative processes. This includes administering provisions of the Political Reform Act of 1974, attesting to the passing of resolutions and ordinances, and participating in all City Council meetings.
Records Management - The City Clerk's Office records official actions and legislation of the municipal government, documenting the proceedings of meetings and retaining other legal and historical records. Records are maintained while providing appropriate public access to government business.
The City Clerk manages the proper maintenance and disposition of City records and information according to statute, and helps to preserve City history.