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
  1. John Paul Maier, City Clerk

    John Paul Maier

    City Clerk

  2. City Clerk

    Physical Address
    445 E Florida Avenue
    City Hall
    Hemet, CA 92543

    Phone: (951) 765-2395
    Fax: (951) 765-3785
    Emergency: 911