City of Concord, California

City Clerk

Joelle FocklerJoelle Fockler, MMC
City Clerk
(925) 671-3390
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The City Clerk is appointed by the City Manager. The City Clerk is the local Elections Official who administers democratic processes such as elections, access to city records and all legislative actions for ensuring transparency to the public. The City Clerk acts as a compliance officer for federal, state, and local statutes including the Political Reform Act, the Brown Act, and the Public Records Act. The City Clerk also serves as the Secretary to the Concord/Pleasant Hill Health Care District, the Local Reuse Authority, and the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency. The Office of the City Clerk is responsible for the following:

  • Administration of local elections
  • Local Filing Officer and Filing Official duties under the Political Reform Act
  • Custodian of the City's records and administration of citywide records management program
  • Manage the City Council's legislative agenda and documents
  • Record and maintain proceedings of Council meetings, minutes, ordinances, resolutions, contracts, etc.
  • Posting and publication of legal notices and documents
  • Maintenance of the municipal code
  • Distribute, receive, and open bid documents
  • Manage and respond to public requests for information in a timely manner
  • Maintain custody of the City Seal
  • Administer Oath of Office
  • Conduct recruitments for and provide administrative support to various City Commissions, Committees and Boards
  • Provide support services to the Mayor and City Council
  • Provides mail room services
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