Keeper of Records
The City Clerk attends and records all City Council meetings. A summary report of Council's actions is prepared and distributed. The City Clerk also prepares the tentative and final agendas with the assistance of the City Manager. All public hearing notices are posted and submitted for publishing by the City Clerk's Office.
As Keeper of the Records, the Clerk maintains and/or records the following City documents: boards and commissions meeting minutes; bids, summonses, lawsuits, and legal documents, property variances and deeds; and birth and death certificates. The City Clerk also processes requests filed under the Freedom of Information Act.
The City Clerk receives and processes all Boards and Commissions applications. Click here to access a printable blank application to fill out and drop off or mail to the City Clerk’s Office.
License applications for amusement devices, cigarette vending machines, solicitors, temporary use vendors, auctions, carnivals / festivals, going out of business sales, mobile vendors, and house moving are filed with the City Clerk.
In addition to these services, the City Clerk also serves as administrative liaison to several City boards and commissions. These include the Act 78 Civil Service Commission, Local Officials Compensation Commission, and the Election Commission.
Beginning on August 1, 2017, all regular City Council meetings will start at 7:00 p.m.
City Council meetings are held the first and third Tuesday of each month in the City Center Council Chambers.
Additionally, the “Communications from Citizens” portion of the agenda will move up to 9:30 p.m. if the business portion of the agenda has not been concluded.