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Information about the City Clerk's Office.

The Office of the City Clerk serves the needs of the public by maintaining the official records of the City, by conducting City elections and by enacting all City legislation.

City Clerk's Office

The City Clerk is the Chief Records Custodian for the City of Albuquerque and processes requests for public records pursuant to the New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act.

The Office of the City Clerk is also responsible for accepting all non-electronic bids from the general public in response to requests from the Departments of Municipal Development and Purchasing.

The Clerk and his staff are honored to assist citizens and fellow public servants in all aspects of the office.

City Clerk's Office: Vision Statement

The vision of the Office of the City Clerk is to fulfill the trust of the citizens of Albuquerque through exemplary service, integrity, efficiency, accuracy, and transparency of local government.

City Clerk's Office: Mission Statement

The Office of the City Clerk is responsible for the proper preservation, maintenance and availability of public records. We prepare and administer fair, ethical and equitable municipal elections. We provide an impartial forum for administrative hearings and support for the Board of Ethics, the Personnel Board and the Labor Board. We carry out our vision and mission by abiding by the provisions of Federal, State local laws, rules and regulations.

Board of Ethics

The Office of the Clerk staffs the Board of Ethics and Campaign Practices. The Board oversees the City Charter Articles pertinent to municipal elections, including the Open and Ethical Elections Code, the Election Code and the Code of Ethics.