City Clerk

Mission

The mission of the City Clerk is to keep and maintain records of the Council and and its appointed boards and commissions for the City of Princeton, including minutes, ordinances, resolutions, contracts and other vital documents, and performs other duties that may be required by the Council.

Responsibilities

The City Clerk is responsible for maintaining official records of the City, including the recording of proceedings of City Council meetings along with the boards and commission records of action, He records all ordinances in the City Code of Ordinances and all resolutions in the Resolution book, administers oaths of office, handles Freedom of Information Act requests, and serves as a notary public for the City of Princeton. He is the custodian of the corporate seal of the City and is the officer authorized to use and authenticate it. The City Clerk is the custodian of all official records of the City.

Additionally, the City Clerk also acts as the chief election officer for municipal elections which involves acceptance of fees and registration of qualified applicants, securing voting places, printing of ballots, selection of poll workers, proper procedures for absentee voting, and certification of results. the City Clerk works in cooperation with the Board of Elections in planning elections. The City Clerk also works with Voter Registration.

Notices

Forms

Codes and Ordinances

Do you need to look up a code? Do you know where to look? These links should allow you to check all the codes for the city and the national and international codes that also apply.

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