City Recorder

City Recorder

Duties of this Office:
The duties of this office are set by the City Charter and through City Ordinances. 

City Recorder

  • Facilitates public relations between the citizens and the City.
  • Maintains record management for all city departments.
  • Serves as Clerk to the City Council.
  • Maintains accurate records of all business proceedings of the Council.
  • Acts as custodian for City ordinances, resolutions, deeds, & contracts.
  • Processes annexations, street vacations, and fire district withdrawals.
  • Issues and records all cemetery deeds.
  • Maintains City Charter and Municipal Code.
  • Maintains official records for the City (dating back to 1854).
  • Facilitates the City’s portion of liquor license applications and renewals.

Elections Officer

  • Assists candidates as they run for office.
  • Provides election information to citizens.
  • Works closely with the County during election years.

Office Hours:
The City Recorder's Office is located in the City Hall building, 20 E Main Street.

Please feel free to contact the City Recorder via email
Phone: 541.488.5307 Cell: 541.613.0194

View the official results of the May 16, 2023 Special Election 

Viewing Council Meetings:
View on Channel 9 or Channels 180 and 181 (for Charter Communications customers) or live stream via select RVTV Prime.

Submit Public Testimony: 
Public testimony will be accepted for both general public forum items and agenda items as long as submitted by the deadline. (View the agenda for each meeting deadline.) Please complete the online Public Testimony Form, for WRITTEN and ELECTRONIC testimony only. Indicate on the Public Testimony Form if you wish to provide WRITTEN testimony, or if you wish to speak ELECTRONICALLY during the meeting. 

WRITTEN testimonies submitted by the deadline will be available to the Mayor and City Council before the meeting. 

If you wish to provide ORAL public testimony for meetings, you will be asked to fill out a speaker request form prior to speaking. In person meetings take place in Council Chambers at 1175 E Main St.  

All public testimony will be included in the meeting minutes. 

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