The Clerk’s office is responsible for maintaining a wide variety of vital permanent city records, including City Council minutes, resolutions, and keeps track of the indexing and filing of actions taken by the City Council. The Clerk’s Office is responsible for posting agendas, managing Council packet production and distribution, and Council minute preparation. The Clerk’s office responds to requests for public record information, certifies and distributes ordinances and resolutions as appropriate and/or legally required, publishes and posts legal notices, processes claims and lawsuits and is responsible for the maintenance and distribution of the Belmont Municipal Code.
The City Clerk serves as the filing officer for the Campaign Expenditure Statements required for candidates in municipal elections, and Statements of Economic Interests filed by public officials and designated employees. The City Clerk serves as Clerk of the Council, administers municipal elections, and maintains rosters, agendas, minutes, attendance records, and applications and oaths for the City's commissions. The City Clerk is the custodian of the City seal.
The City Clerk is elected to a 4-year term and holds a full-time salaried position. To contact the City Clerk's Office, call (650) 595-7413 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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