About the City Clerk
In June, 2009, the City Council re-established the position of a stand-alone City Clerk. Pursuant to Ordinance No. 1195, the City Clerk position is appointed by the City Manager. The City Clerk:
- Serves as the Clerk to the City Council, maintaining the official records of the City of Sausalito, and providing information and services to the public. As such, the Clerk is the historian for the City, keeping all minutes, ordinances and resolutions, along with any other official actions taken by the Council.
- Is responsible for Brown Act compliance for all public meetings and ceremonial and procedural functions of the City Council.
- Maintains the codification of the Sausalito Municipal Code.
- Administers the opening, notification, application, and appointment process for Board and Commission vacancies. Applications for Board and Commissions can be completed and submitted online.
- Conducts the municipal elections for the City. Information about past and future elections can be found within this website. It is the duty of the City Clerk to conduct Municipal Elections in accordance with the Municipal Code, California Elections Code and the Political Reform Act.
- Receives Claims for Damages and is the only City employee authorized to receive service for legal documents such as subpoenas.
- Acts as the filing officer for the state mandated Statement of Economic Interest Forms (Form 700).
- Any questions related to the office of the City Clerk may be directed to (415) 289-4134 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Please see the staff directory for the contact information of individual staff members in City Administration