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Meet the City Clerk

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Ed Norris
City Clerk

City of Oak Park

14000 Oak Park Blvd.
Oak Park, MI 48237
Phone: (248) 691-7541
Fax: (248) 691-7167

Boards and Commissions:
Employees Retirement Board
Public Safety Retirement Board
Election Commission
Local Officer's Compensation Board
Planning Commission
Zoning Board of Appeals

What Does a City Clerk Do?

According to Section 4.11 of the City's Charter, the City Clerk's functions and duties include, but are not limited to:

(a) The clerk shall be the clerk of the council and shall attend all meetings of the council and shall keep a permanent journal of its proceedings in the English language.            

(b) The clerk shall be custodian of the city seal, and shall affix it to all documents and instruments requiring the seal, and shall attest the same. He shall also be custodian  of all papers, documents, and records pertaining to the city the custody of which is not otherwise provided for.            

(c) The clerk shall certify by his signature all ordinances and resolutions enacted or  passed by the council.            

(d) The clerk shall provide and maintain in his office a supply of forms for all petitions required to be filed for any purpose by the provisions of this Charter.            

(e) The clerk shall have power to administer oaths of office.

(f) The clerk shall perform such other duties as may be prescribed for him by this Charter, by the council or by the city manager.