City Clerk

COVID-19 Update

The City of Aliso Viejo has been closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and is actively communicating with state and county health officials to identify and implement appropriate mitigation measures.  Under Executive Order N-33-20 issued by Governor Newsom on March 19, 2020, the City has ceased all nonessential services until further notice.  The City will continue to provide essential services related to the health, safety and welfare of the community.  This information is subject to change and we will work to provide timely updates as they become available.

Department Overview

The City Clerk’s Office supports municipal functions through the administration of legislative processes, election services, and records management.  The City Clerk serves as the City’s Elections Official, Political Reform Act Filing Officer, Custodian of Records, and Compliance Officer.

The City Clerk conducts municipal elections and administers Political Reform Act requirements related to campaign disclosure statements, conflict of interest filings, and AB1234 ethics training. The City Clerk’s Office ensures meetings, agendas, minutes, reports, public notices, resolutions, and ordinances are prepared, posted, and published pursuant to all legal statutes, including the Brown Act. The City Clerk serves as Clerk of the Council and attends, monitors, and retains complete records of all City Council proceedings. The City Clerk’s Office ensures open and transparent access to the public through records-related services including records management, retention, and Public Records Act programs. 

The City Clerk’s office is committed to quality customer service, innovation, easy access to public records, comprehensive use of resources, and records management.

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