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Clerk's Department
Responsibilities
The city clerk, appointed by the City Council, serves as the official record keeper of the City of Rochester Hills and reports to the mayor on a daily basis. The responsibilities of the city clerk are defined by the City Charter, as well as state and federal law, and include the following:
  • Acting as the clerk of the City Council, which includes keeping a permanent journal of its proceedings, posting meetings, setting agendas, preparation and followup for agenda packets, mailing notices, reviewing minutes and related activities
  • Acting as the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) coordinator (all FOIA requests should be submitted to the Clerk's Office) 
  • Administering all oaths required by law 
  • Administering Solicitor, Mechanical Amusement Device and No Trespassing licensing
  • Conducting federal, state and local elections and maintaining voter registration records
  • Handling mail and postage for city offices
  • Overseeing city cemeteries: Van Hoosen Jones-Stoney Creek Cemetery (located at the intersection of Tienken and Sheldon roads) and historical cemeteries - Olde Stoney Creek and Brewster
  • Preparing requests for Class C liquor licenses
  • Processing passport applications
  • Publishing and posting notices of the city as required by law
  • Recording all births and deaths occurring within the city, including Crittenton Hospital
  • Serving as custodian of all papers, documents and records pertaining to the city, including ordinances, resolutions and actions of the City Council

Tina Barton
City Clerk
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Ph: 248.656.4630
Fx: 248.656.4744

1000 Rochester Hills Dr.
Rochester Hills, MI 48309

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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