The City Clerk's department carries out various statutory duties and City Charter requirements.
The City Clerk maintains a record of all Council proceedings. The Clerk is also responsible for:
Maintaining the City's official records
Publishing legal notices and newly adopted ordinances
Responding to inquiries regarding the City Code
The Clerk's Department is the official keeper of all City records and processes all code-required licenses for dogs, liquor establishments, peddlers, massage, tobacco and more.
The City Clerk administers all federal, state, and local elections for the city.
The City's official records are executed, filed, and maintained in the City Clerk's department, which includes Council minutes, resolutions and ordinances. Certified copies of minutes, agendas, or resolutions can be obtained by contacting the City Clerk’s department.
The City Clerk oversees and administers the records management program and maintains the records retention schedules based on the state GRRS (General Records Retention Schedule).
The Coon Rapids Code of Ordinances is updated and maintained through the City Clerk's department.