City Clerk

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 The City Clerk's Office is the record and archive keeper of the City's legislative actions, which includes indexing and retrieving documents, ensuring transparency, and is responsible for the recordation and codification of the Salinas City Code. The Office of the City Clerk is also responsible for filing lobbying campaign reports and statements of economic interest filings in accordance with the Political Reform Act, Brown Act and AB 1234 Local Ethics training filings.

The Office of the Clerk oversees Commission/Board/Committee vacancies, appointments, ceremonial function, serves as the election official for local municipal elections, responds to records research requests, serves as liaison for public inquiries and provides support to the City Council, and the Measure E and Measure G Oversight Committees.

Department Head

Patricia M. Barajas, CMC

Patricia M. Barajas, CMC

City Clerk

The City has a new Public Records Request Portal. You can search for published public records requests, make and track requests, and find additional documents directly through our new portal via NextRequest. 

Statements of Economic Interests are public documents. Any member of the public may inspect and copy any statement. Use the Public Portal to view filed Statements of Economic Interests.

Statements of Economic Interest (Form 700)