City Clerk

Responsibilities & Services

The City Clerk's office is the legal custodian of official city records and acts as the liaison between the public, city departments and the Common Council. The City Clerk's office provides administrative support to the Common Council, various boards, committees and commission, and other departments as needed.  The office is also responsible for the engagement of the public on a day to day basis.  Additional responsibilities of the Clerk's office include:  

  • Administering elections 
  • Issuing licenses; including: alcohol, bartender (servers), cigarette, direct seller, dog, and others. 
  • Billing of special assessments.
  • Publishing all legal notices and public meeting notices.
  • The Board of Review.
  • Real & Personal Property Tax Collections
  • Notary Services 
  • Public Records Requests

Mission Statement

The mission of the City Clerk's office is to enhance communication and government transparency, fulfill statutory duties, and provide quality services while maintaining the highest standards of ethics and integrity.