City Clerk


The City Manager  is appointed as the City Clerk for the City of Arcata and is responsible for recording and maintaining all proceedings of the City Council and City committees and commissions; noticing public hearings; posting meeting agendas; receiving correspondence for the City Council; managing City records; responding to requests for public records; maintaining the Municipal Code; assuring the City's compliance with the Brown Act, the Maddy Act, the Political Reform Act, and the Public Records Act; maintaining files for resolutions, ordinances, claims, deeds, agreements and contracts; publishing ordinances in a local newspaper; serving as agent for process for the City; serving as the Local Filing Officer under the Political Reform Act; attesting to signatures; administering oaths; and conducting City elections.