The county clerk is a constitutional officer, elected every four years. The clerk’s chief duty is to act as clerk to the board of supervisors, keeping official minutes and records of the board and committees, maintaining the county ordinance book, and performing all other duties required by law or by the board in connection with its meetings and transactions.
The county clerk is also responsible for:
Maintaining an inventory of county-owned land and processing land sales
Issuing marriage licenses and domestic partnership certificates
Serving as a Passport Acceptance Agent
Providing photocopying and postage metering services to all County departments
The mission of the county clerk is to provide services to the county board, county departments, and the general public in the areas of record keeping, land inventory and sales, licensing, elections, and central supply.