As a service-oriented division of your local government, the City Clerk's Office assists and supports the public and City departments by making available the records necessary for the City to advance its administrative, legal, and legislative functions.
Roles & Responsibilities
The Clerk's Office coordinates the preparation and distribution of official City Council agendas, legal and legislative documents, and City Council minutes. Agendas and agenda reports are available at City Hall and online. The City Council meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month. Council Agendas are posted 72 hours prior to the meeting.
The City Clerk is the custodian of many public records of the City, including:
- Campaign disclosure filings
- Election-related documents
- Minutes of the City Council
- Statements of Economic Interests
If you would like to request a copy of these types of public records, please complete a Public Records Request Form.
As the Election Officer, it is the duty of the City Clerk to conduct Municipal Elections in accordance with the Tustin City Code, the Elections Code, and the Political Reform Act of 1974. General municipal elections are held in November of the even number years. The City Clerk is the filing officer for Campaign Disclosure and conflict of interest statements required by the Fair Political Practices Commission.
Tustin City Code
The City Clerk's Office coordinates updating the Tustin City Code. The City Code is a compilation of city laws and regulations and is accessible at City Hall and online.
The City Clerk's Office coordinates the recruitment process for the City's Planning Commission, Community Services Commission, Audit Commission, Building Board of Appeals, and Public Art Committee. Vacancy notices are posted at city hall, at the library, online and published in The Tustin News newspaper. Applications must be submitted by an established deadline and may be accompanied by a resume.
The City of Tustin's Citizen Academy gives you the exciting opportunity to increase your knowledge regarding the operations of local government and become involved with shaping and developing your community. The program is open to those who live or work in Tustin and surrounding areas.
The City Clerk administers oaths of office, attests and seals official documents, receives and files petitions, appeals, claims, and lawsuits against the City acts as filing officer for California Fair Political Practices Commission and oversees:
- City bids
- Duplicating services for the Civic Center
- Main phone line reception
- The Shredding Program