The City Clerk's office administers democratic processes such as elections, access to City Records, and local legislative activity, ensuring transparency to the public. The City Clerk acts as a compliance officer for federal, state, and local statutes including the Political Reform Act, the Ralph M. Brown Act, and the California Public Records Act.
The City Clerk Acts as the:
Advisory Body membership administrator
Agent for Service of Process
City Council Legislative Recordkeeper
Local Legislation Auditor
Municipal Code Curator
Political Reform Act Filing and Compliance Officer
Citywide Records Manager
Duties of the City Clerk's Office:
Serve as the Clerk to the City Council and the Measure U Oversight Committee; Serves as the Secretary to the Oversight Board of the dissolved Hemet Redevelopment Agency, Housing Authority, Hemet Community Land Trust, Disaster Planning Commission and assigned Committees
Prepare agendas and minutes for the City Council, Measure U Oversight Committee, Oversight Board of the dissolved Hemet Redevelopment Agency, Housing Authority and assigned Committees
Keep records of all formal action, maintaining the minutes, ordinances, resolutions, contracts, agreements, deeds, etc.
Respond to Public Records Requests in accordance with the California Public Records Act. Click here to access more information regarding Public Records Act requests