About the Program
meeting agenda coordination The City Clerk coordinates the
preparation and distribution of all City Council Agendas.
Records The City Clerk is the keeper of the record and
provides public access to all official records of Council actions (minutes, ordinances, resolutions, deeds, agreements,
dissemination The City Clerks Office prepares legal and promotional
publications, posts ordinances, notices of public hearings and advisory body vacancies. In
addition, the Clerk is responsible for codification and dissemination of the Citys
Municipal Code and related policies.
duties The City Clerk administers oaths of office, attests and seals
official documents, receives and files all petitions, appeals, claims and lawsuits against
of Economic Interest The City Clerk is the filing official for all
state and local financial disclosure statements, which include Statements of Economic
Interest for members of the City Council, designated employees and certain advisory body
members, and campaign disclosure statements for all local candidates and campaign
Bodies The City Clerk coordinates all appointments by the City
Council to City advisory bodies (Planning Commission, Architectural Review Commission,
Human Relations Commission, Parks and Recreation Commission, to name just a few).
The City Clerk conducts all regular and special elections, including processing and
certifying citizen-generated petitions.
education The City Clerk promotes voter education through schools
and community groups and encourages voter education drives. Voter registration forms are
available in the City Clerk's Office, or by calling the
Clerk-Recorder/Elections Division at (805) 781-5228.
Useful Contact Information
To better serve the
citizen, the City Clerk notes that the following services are provided by the
County of San Luis Obispo:
Animal Regulation (805) 781-4400
Assessors Office (805) 781-5643
Birth, Death, Marriage Certificates (805) 781-5080
District Attorney (805) 781-5800
Divorce Court (805) 781-5243
Jury Duty (805) 781-5461
Municipal Court (805) 781-5682 (traffic tickets, small claims court)
Passports (805) 781-5080