City Clerk


City Clerk of Escanaba

Mission Statement

The Clerk's Office is the information hub for the City of Escanaba, including the Escanaba Administration, staff, and utmost, the citizen's of Escanaba. As such, we strive to take the mystery out of Government by providing timely, customer-oriented and objective service to all the citizens of Escanaba.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Conduct local, state and federal elections under the guidelines of federal, state, and local election laws.
  2. Preparation of City Council agendas, City Ordinances, Council minutes, Local Officer Compensation Commission, and Board of Equalization and Review.
  3. Indexing of Council Minutes, legal documents, resolutions, and codification of City Ordinances.
  4. City Freedom of Information Coordinator
  5. City Information Technology Director
  6. City WebMaster
  7. City Legislative Coordinator
  8. Issuance of the following licenses and permits:
    1. Automatic Amusement Devices
    2. Going Out of Business Sale
    3. Sign Erection/Maintenance License
    4. Pawnbrokers Permit
    5. Second Hand Goods Permit
    6. Peddler's Permit
    7. Transient Merchant Permit
    8. Central distributor of information including maintaining the Clerk's Index of City contractual documents, and all permanent City Clerk records.
    9. Perform such other duties as are prescribed by the City Charter, the general laws of the State of Michigan, or the City Council.