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Welcome to the City Clerk's Office

The City Clerks Division of the City Manager's Office has an appointed City Clerk and is supported by a full-time Deputy City Clerk and a full-time Records Technician/Recording Clerk. The City Clerk serves as a liaison to the general public and within the municipal government providing services essential to their day-to-day needs. The City Clerk's office maintains a complete and accurate record of City Council proceedings and official City files, conducts municipal elections, and fulfills legal requirements established by the Municipal Code, and State law including the Brown Act and the Public Records Act. The City Clerk is the local Elections Official as specified in State law, and the Filing Officer/Filing Official under the Political Reform Act.

In addition to its overall mission of maintain the official records of the City of Goleta, the City Clerk's Office is also responsible for establishing policies, guidelines and procedures for the operation of the City Clerk's office as well as maintaining and processing all City Council approved ordinances, resolutions, deeds, agreements, contracts and minutes. The City Clerk ensures the City’s municipal records are readily accessible to the public.

Messages and inquiries regarding the City Clerk's Office may be sent to:

City of Goleta
Deborah Lopez, City Clerk
130 Cremona Drive, Suite B
Goleta, CA 93117
Phone: (805) 961-7505
Fax: (805) 961-7504

City Clerk Office Hours:
Monday through Thursday - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Friday - CLOSED