The mission of the City Clerk’s Department is to support transparent and inclusive government by providing access to City Council meetings, governmental records, and election services to the El Paso Community so they can participate in city government.
The City Clerk's Division is the repository of all City Council actions, among them, being: minutes, resolutions, ordinances, motions, agreements, contracts, and leases. It is also tasked with conducting the City Council and El Paso Mass Transit Department Board meetings; preparing the City Council agenda; taking minutes of the meeting; and distributing approved paperwork to affected parties.
The City Clerk's Division is responsible for conducting City elections for the Mayor, City Representatives, El Paso Municipal Court Judges, and El Paso Municipal Court of Appeals Judges, Charter elections, recall elections, bond elections, and referendums. The City contracts with the County of El Paso's Election Administrator for the performance of various duties regarding election day activities. Internally, the Division is responsible for conducting the elections for the Non-Uniformed City of El Paso Employees Retirement Trust.
300 N. Campbell (City Hall) El Paso, Texas 79901(915) 212-0049Fax: (915) 212-0050[email protected]
Contact the County of El Paso for birth, death, marriage and divorce records, Vehicle Registration and other respective County services.
Any member of the public is able to request any open record kept with the City by submitting an Open Records Request.
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The City of El Paso operates under a council-manager form of government.
View Mayor & Council View 2023 Meeting Schedule
In compliance with the requirement that the City provide two-way communication for members of the public, members of the public may also communicate with Council during public comment, and regarding agenda items. The public is strongly encouraged to sign-up to speak on agenda items before the start of the applicable meeting
Please note that the deadline to sign up for Call to the Public is Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. Other details to keep note of are:
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The Office of the City Clerk is the appropriate filing authority for various campaign-related forms required by law to be filed by a candidate for a City of El Paso elected office.
View Qualifications for City Elective Offices View City Election Documents
By law, the City Clerk does not supervise, direct or otherwise advise candidates regarding the forms required or content included in any form filed with the Office of the City Clerk.
View Campaign Finance Reports E-File Campaign Finance Report
If you would like to appeal your case to determine whether the trial judge applied the law properly to the evidence that was presented in your case please review the Citizen's Guide to Appeal.
If you would like to identify decisions on appellate cases related to the issue you are raising in your appeal, view the Subject Index: Court of Appeals Cases.
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Depending on your request, you may be charged for copying costs and/or any staff time involved in obtaining the information - Charges for Records Request.