Public Service and Information
The City Clerk's Office serves the Mayor and the City Council, all administrative departments, and the public. The City Clerk's office preserves and provides access to the City's official and historical records.
The City Clerk's Office is called upon to provide information about the community, maintain the record of ordinances and laws of the city, prepare and distribute City Council agenda materials, and attend City Council meetings and prepare the official minutes of actions taken. Appointments to volunteer boards and commissions are coordinated through this office, and staff supports the various boards and commissions by attending meetings and preparing minutes.
The Clerk's Office is also responsible for: publishing legal notices and providing public notice of various city activities; and accepting requests for public records.
This Clerk's Office serves as a link between the citizens and their government
The mission of the City Clerk's Office is to maintain the public trust in the integrity of the local political process through the implementation of all locally and State-mandated requirements for public involvement in the decision-making process, to ensure an accurate archival record of the City's activities, and to facilitate public access to those records.
Responsibilities of the City Clerk include: management of the City’s official records, public disclosure, City Council support including agenda development, packets and preparation of official minutes, legal noticing, electronic records access, recording of legal documents, officiating formal bid openings and risk management.
Rachel Pitzel is the City Clerk for the City of Edgewood, she may be contacted by calling 253-952-3299, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org