Role of the City Clerk
The City Clerk's Office provides a variety of services that support the City Council, City Departments, and the residents of DuPont. The Clerk's Office is a valuable public information center where records management is an essential role of the Clerk.
The City Clerk's Office serves as the official filing center for all City resolutions, ordinances, contracts, minutes, and documents adopted by the City Council. As the Public Records Officer, the City Clerk manages requests for copies of official City documents in accordance with the Public Records Act for Washington Cities and Counties.
Other functions of the City Clerk are to coordinate the production and distribution of meeting materials, including agendas and packets for City Council Meetings, provide legal and public notifications, and produce official meeting minutes. The City Clerk's Office also coordinates the City Council's appointment process for committees, boards, and commissions, and manages the Municipal Code.
The City Clerk serves as liaison to Pierce County concerning elections and voter registration, Civil Service Secretary/Examiner, and the agent responsible to receive claims for damages.