City Clerk

Dorothy Gantt

Dorothy has been a San Pablo resident since December 2009. Prior to retirement, she did clerical work for 40 years in the in the medical field. She has been a supervisor in a hospital department or office manager in a doctor’s officers; and a billing clerk.

 Appointed:  January 2021
Term Ends:  November 2026

Community Involvement:

  • Measure Q/K Citizens Oversight Committee
  • San Pablo Planning Commission (2018-2021)
  • Chair, San Pablo Advisory Committee on Aging
  • Chair, San Pablo Senior Center Advisory Board
  • Manager, Senior Center Bingo Program
  • Former Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging

The City Clerk is elected every four years and reports directly to the City Council.  This position is a ceremonial position. The legal duties and responsibilities of this office require that the City Clerk attend and record all City Council meetings. Other than the more ceremonial duties at the City Council meeting, in practice, all City Clerk duties and responsibilities for the City are performed by the Assistant City Clerk.

Assistant City Clerk Leticia I. Miguel, MA, CERA, CPMC, MMC is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the department. The Assistant City Clerk is appointed by the City Manager and is the custodian of the official records of the City of San Pablo. The Assistant City Clerk manages the Citywide Records Management Program.

Responsibilities

The City Clerk's Department is responsible for: 

  • Maintenance of all city records 
  • Public Inquiries 
  • Preparing agendas and minutes for all City Council meetings
  • Processing all public records requests, subpoenas, claim forms, agreements / contracts, resolutions, and ordinances. 
  • Custody of Official City Seal 
  • Administering oaths 
  • Election Administration 
  • Maintaining Board and Committee Appointments 
  • Maintaining the San Pablo Municipal Code
  • Campaign Disclosure and Election Interest report filings  

The City Clerk's Department also serves as the City's Filing Officer for Campaign statements and conflict of interest statements as required by the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC).  The Assistant City Clerk is the Election Filing Officer and is responsible for coordinating all City Elections. 

Public Meeting agendas and minutes archives are available for the City Council, Planning Commission and Safety Commission.

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