The City Clerk’s Office consists of the Chief Deputy City Clerk and Administrative Secretary. The City Manager serves as City Clerk. The City Clerk’s Office is responsible for the following:
City Council Agendas and Minutes
The City Clerk's Office prepares all City Council meeting materials (agendas and minutes). The agenda lists the items that will be considered by the City Council during a particular meeting. The minutes are the record of the actions taken by the City Council during a meeting. Minutes are presented to the City Council as an Agenda item for approval.
The City Clerk's Office is responsible for conducting all General Municipal and Special Elections for the City.
Please see the General Municipal Elections Page by clicking here for more information regarding the General Municipal Election for La Puente scheduled for April 8th, 2014.
View or download the City's Agency Report of Public Official Appointments - Form 806 - 07-23-2014
Another important function of the City Clerk's Office is Records Management. As the official keeper of the records of the City, the City Clerk is required to keep an accurate record of the proceedings of all City Council meetings and to document the actions of the City Council.
The most common records created by the City Council are: ordinances, resolutions, contracts and agreements, and minute orders. The City Clerk's Office is responsible for maintaining these records and for having the ordinances codified and made a part of the City's Municipal Code.
Under the Public Records Act, the City Clerk's Office must make public records available to any member of the public upon request. All records are available for public viewing at City Hall, 15900 E. Main Street, La Puente, CA between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. The City Clerk has 10 days to determine if a record is a public document.
There is currently a nominal copying charge of 10¢ per page. To obtain a copy or view any public document, a request form is to be submitted to the City Clerk's Office. Forms are available online and may be completed and faxed to City Hall at (626) 961-4626.
The City of La Puente has been designated a Passport Acceptance Facility Service by the U.S. Department of State. Passport applications must be processed in person at the City Clerk's Office, 15900 E. Main St., La Puente, CA 91744.