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.
The State of California's Fair Political Practices Commission instituted a new regulation effective February 7, 2009, as outlined in Section 18944.1 defining how a public agency may distribute event tickets and passes for a public purpose. To do so require that the City adopt a ticket policy that contains, at a minimum, the following:
In order to fully implement the requirements of the new regulation, the City Council adopted the Policy on Distribution, Use, and Reporting of Passes and Tickets. In addition to including the provisions outlined above, the policy acknowledges the obligation imposed by the new regulation that the City post certain information regarding the distribution of tickets and passes prominently on the City website.
For questions related to this new regulation, you may wish to contact the FPPC directly at their toll-free number: 1-866-ASK-FPPC (1-866-275-3772) or write to the FPPC at 428 J Street, Suite 620, Sacramento, CA 95814 or on the internet: http://www.fppc.ca.gov/.
The City Clerk's Department is responsible for the collection of public documents. If you would like to view a document that is not available on the website, please contact the City Clerk at (559) 324-2070.
The Public Documents available on the City's website are provided in Adobe Acrobat portable document format (pdf).
Clovis City Clerk
1033 Fifth Street, Clovis, CA 93612
Open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday