The Office of the City Clerk is committed to serving the residents of Elk Grove, the City Council, and City staff in accordance with state statutes and in an efficient, courteous and professional manner that respects the dignity of every individual we serve.
The Office of the City Clerk provides:
- Access to City Meetings
- Access to Public Records
- Receipt of Legal Service, Claims and Appeals
- Information Related to the City's Municipal Code
- Coordination of City Elections and Vacancy Recruitments
Access to City Meetings
Scheduled meetings of the Elk Grove City Council are held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month with some exceptions for holidays. Meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. and are held at:
Elk Grove City Hall - Council Chambers
8400 Laguna Palms Way
Elk Grove, CA 95758
All City Council meetings are open to the general public, except executive sessions. Agendas and supporting documents are available on the Friday immediately preceding the Wednesday Council meetings. Meetings are broadcast live via Metro Cable Channel 14, the local public affairs channel, and are closed captioned. Assistive listening devices are available at all meetings, and meeting materials can be provided in alternate formats upon prior request.
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Access to Public Records
The City Clerk is the custodian of public records for the City of Elk Grove. In accordance with the California Public Records Act (CPRA), Government Code §6250 et. seq., the City provides access to public records, except those exempt from disclosure by law.
Receipt of Legal Service, Claims and Appeals
The Office of the City Clerk receives service of legal filings (subpoenas, Pitchess motions, etc.). The Office of the City Clerk is also the primary recipient of bids, proposals and quotes for City projects. Claims against the City for personal loss/injury may be filed with the Clerk either by email at email@example.com or by fax to (916) 627-4400. Appeals of Code Enforcement and Animal Services citations may be appealed by filing an Appeal form with the Office of the City Clerk within 15 days of receipt of the notice or citation. The Appeal Fee is due at the time of filing. Please contact the City Clerk's office with any questions.
Coordination of City Elections and Vacancy Recruitments
The City Clerk is the chief elections official for the City of Elk Grove. Information regarding the next scheduled election, candidate qualifications, and campaign filing obligations is available on our Election Information page. The City Clerk's office also coordinates recruitments for City board, commission and committee vacancies. Please see our Commissions and Committees page for a list of current recruitments, meeting dates and committee contact information.