The City Clerk prepares agendas and minutes of the City Council meetings, conducts elections for the City, receives petitions concerning initiatives and referenda, gives notice of public hearings, maintains the Municipal Code, accepts subpoenas, attends bid openings, and assists elected officials and designated employees in complying with the requirements of the Fair Political Practices Commission. Additionally, the City Clerk maintains records for the City including organizing and indexing department records and answering all public record requests.
Since December 2013, the City Clerk position has been a City Manager-appointed position.
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Speakers are asked to fill out a “Request to Speak” card located on the table by the door and hand it to staff. The Mayor may limit speakers to three minutes each.
The City Clerk acts as the Elections Officer for the City of Burlingame. During an election year all necessary paperwork to run for and qualify for the ballot must be filed at the City Clerk’s office at City Hall. Please call the City Clerk at 650-558-7203 for more information or to set up an appointment.
Non-Commercial Signs in Residential Districts, Section 22.36.020 »readAnnotation: This section of the sign code is to allow free speech of any kind on residential properties. The property owner would have the right to display signs up to 8 SF in area (so typical 2 ft by 3ft signs or slightly larger), and could have up to 60 SF total. This does not require a sign permit.
Prohibited Signs: Signs on public right-of-way, Section 22.40.030(a) »read