The mission of the Municipal Clerk and Municipal Courts Department is to provide equitable access to justice, City Council meetings, governmental records, and election services to the El Paso Community so they can resolve their cases and participate in city government.      

Richarda Duffy Momsen, the Municipal Clerk, serves as both the City Clerk and the Municipal Court Clerk, and oversees both divisions.

Municipal Clerks Office 

Primary functions:

Repository of City Council Actions

  • The City Clerk's Division is the repository of all City Council actions, among them: minutes, resolutions, ordinances, motions, agreements, contracts, leases. These records are on file and available for public review.
  • The City Clerk's Division is also tasked with conducting the City Council and El Paso Mass Transit Board meetings; preparing the City Council agenda; taking minutes of the meetings; and distributing approved paperwork to affected parties.