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Clerk's Office Extended Hours
Due to the November 3 Presidential Election
The Clerk's Office will be open until 7:00 pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning September 24th
Saturday Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm - Oct 24th & 31st 
Absentee Ballots are Now Available
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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. View the public summary of FOIA procedures and guidelines. View the actual FOIA procedures and guidelines.) 
  • 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

Ph: 248.656.4630
Fx: 248.656.4744

1000 Rochester Hills Dr.
Rochester Hills, MI 48309

Monday, Wednesday, Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday & Thursday*
8:00 am to 7:00 pm

Sat., Oct. 24th & 31st*
8:00 am to 4:00 pm

* Extended hours due to General Election

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