City Clerk's Office

The City Clerk’s office promotes open government and the democratic process by preserving and maximizing public access to City records.


The City Clerk's Office is committed to accurately recording and preserving the actions of the City Council; safeguarding vital, historic and permanent records of the City; providing information and support to the City Council, City staff and the public in a timely, courteous and fiscally responsible manner; and administering open and free elections in accordance with statutory requirements.

Availability of Records
The City Clerk is the City’s official Custodian of Records and preserves and maintains in protective custody all documents certifying City Council actions.  These records go back to the date of the City’s incorporation.  All the original minutes of every City Council meeting, every City Resolution (policy) and every City Ordinance (law) ever adopted by the City of Needles are maintained by the City Clerk.   Also in the City Clerk’s custody are deeds, agreements, annexation records and many other vital City records.

Municipal Code and Zoning & Subdivision Code
The City Clerk’s Office codifies the ordinances adopted by Council into the Municipal Code and Zoning & Subdivision Code for easy access by the public and city staff.  

Elections – Voter Registration – Campaign & Economic Disclosure Statements
The City Clerk’s Office conducts all municipal elections, process candidates for elective office, and informs the public of election matters.  The City Clerk is the Filing Officer for election campaign reports and Statements of Economic Interests. The economic and campaign reports are public records and available for public review.


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Dale Jones, CMC

City Clerk

(760) 326-2113 x 345

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