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, and maintains ethics training logs for elected and appointed persons. The City Clerk serves as Clerk of the Council. The City Clerk is the custodian of the City seal.
Effective November 1, 2019, the City Clerk position moved from elected status to being appointed by the City Manager. To contact the City Clerk's Office, call (650) 595-7413 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.