City of Melrose

City Clerk

The City Clerk exists to ensure the integrity of municipal governance through the ethical, and impartial administration, maintenance and preservation of the electoral, legislative and recordkeeping processes.

The official functions and duties of the City Clerk are set forth in Minnesota Statutes. The following is a general summary of the core services provided by the City Clerk:

  • Provide the City Council /Utilties Commission with centralized staff support.
  • Prepares agendas, minutes, ordinances and resolutions for the City Council / Utilities Commission and others as needed.
  • Maintains municipal records as mandated by State Statutes.
  • Serves as the document and information resource to the City Council, City staff and the public.
  • Maintains custody, control, filing and storage of legislation, books, papers, minutes and other written and recorded documents and materials pertaining to the operation of City government.
  • Certifies, distributes and publishes (when necessary) all resolutions and ordinances.
  • Serves as Data Compliance Official; receiving and responding to issues and/or complaints about access to public documents.
  • Oversees local elections and the processing of candidacy filings and campaign finance reporting.
  • Issues various business/services licenses.
Attached Document or FileAm I Registered to Vote?  Check to see if you are registared to Vote
Attached Document or FileWhat is the status of my absentee ballot?  Check the status of your absentee ballot.
Attached Document or FileMy Ballot  online tool to assist voters to become better acquainted with the candidates and questions they will see on their November 6 General Election ballot. The initiative named My Ballot not only allows users to view a list of what will be on their ballot, but also provides links to other sites allowing voters to access information about the candidates and ballot questions.
Attached Document or FileElection Results 2012  Election Results
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