The City Clerk serves as the Clerk to the City Council, Secretary to the Oversight Board for the City of Hercules as Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency, Custodian of Records, and the Public Information Officer. As such, the City Clerk is the information resource for the community, City Council, and City Staff.
As Clerk to the City Council, the City Clerk prepares and distributes the agendas for the City Council and the Oversight Board meetings.
The City Clerk is the local official who administers democratic processes such as municipal elections, access to city records, and all legislative actions ensuring transparency to the public. the City Clerks 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 manages public inquiries and relationships and arranges for ceremonial and official functions.
Hercules consolidates with the general election held in November of even numbered years.
The City Clerk serves as the Filing Official for the City of Hercules. Government Code Section 87200 requires that certain officials file a Statement of Economic Interests "SEI" (Form 700). The original SEI is sent to the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) and the City retains a copy. Copies of the SEIs may be obtained by visiting the office of the FPPC, located at 428 J Street, Suite 620, Sacramento CA or the City of Hercules, City Clerk's office located at 111 Civic Drive, Hercules. some statements filed by certain state and local governmental agency elected officers are available in electronic format on the FPPC's website.
Contact Information: Lori Martin, Administrative Services Director/city Clerk