The City Clerk’s Office performs a wide variety of services and administrative support to the City Manager and City Council, city departments and members of the public. The City Clerk is the official Public Records Officer of the City. Activities of this office include:
Preparation of all legal notices pertaining to the City Council and open public meeting laws
Preparation of Council Meeting Agendas and Minutes
Preservation and maintenance of official public records, including but not limited to Council/Board/Commission meeting minutes, ordinances, resolutions, agreements, contracts, deeds and titles, making official records and legislation accessible to the public
Responsible for the City’s Records Management program; development and implementation of the City’s archive and records disposition program
Coordination/monitoring of public records disclosure requests
Maintain and update the Snohomish Municipal Code
Conduct recruitment for the City’s Advisory Boards and Commissions
Administer Business Licensing
Handle calls for bids
Maintain the community calendar for City Council and Advisory Board meetings
Other functions of this office include:
Elections' liaison with Snohomish County Auditor's office.
Washington State Public Disclosure Commission (PDC).
Claims against the City
The City Clerk is the designated agent to receive service of claims for damages made under RCW 4.96.