City Clerk


The City Clerk for the City of Arcata 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.