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City Clerk
About the City Clerk:
The City Clerk's office administers democratic processes such as elections, access to City Records, and local legislative activity, ensuring transparency to the public. The City Clerk acts as a compliance officer for federal, state, and local statutes including the Political Reform Act, the Ralph M. Brown Act, and the California Public Records Act.

The City Clerk Acts as the:
  • Advisory Body membership administrator
  • Agent for Service of Process
  • City Council Legislative Recordkeeper
  • Elections Official
  • Local Legislation Auditor 
  • Municipal Code Curator
  • Municipal Officer
  • Political Reform Act Filing and Compliance Officer
  • Citywide Records Manager

Duties of the City Clerk's Office:
  • Serve as the Clerk to the City Council and the Measure U Oversight Committee; Serves as the Secretary to the Oversight Board of the dissolved Hemet Redevelopment Agency, Housing Authority, Hemet Community Land Trust, Disaster Planning Commission and assigned Committees
  • Prepare agendas and minutes for the City Council, Measure U Oversight Committee, Oversight Board of the dissolved Hemet Redevelopment Agency, Housing Authority and assigned Committees
  • Keep records of all formal action, maintaining the minutes, ordinances, resolutions, contracts, agreements, deeds, etc.
  • Respond to Public Records Requests in accordance with the California Public Records Act. Click here to access more information regarding Public Records Act requests
  • Update and maintain the City's Municipal Code. Click here to be directed to the City's online Municipal Code
  • Serve as the filing officer for the State of California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC). For more information, access the State's FPPC website 
  • Serve as the Election Officer for the City's Municipal Elections
  • Conducts recruitment for the City's Standing Boards and Commissions. More information on the Advisory Bodies can be found here: City of Hemet Advisory Bodies

Additional Information
If you are inquiring about Marriage Licenses and Dearth or Birth Certificates, the County where the event occurred is the office of Record. For Riverside County, please contact the County Clerk/Recorders office at (951) 955-6200 or visit their website: Riverside County Assessor County Clerk Recorder Office

Contact Us
Lori Frontella
Interim City Clerk
(951) 765-2316

Clay James
Deputy City Clerk
(951) 765-2384

445 E. Florida Ave.
Hemet, CA  92543

Fax: (951) 765-3785

Monday - Thursday
7:30 am to 5:30 pm
Closed on Fridays