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City Clerk

The City Clerk serves as the City’s official record custodian, maintains a permanent record of all proceedings; publishes required legal notices to ensure timely notification to the public, executes all ordinances, resolutions, contracts, etc.; responsible for the filing, indexing, and preservation of the City’s legislative history.

The City Clerk’s Office is responsible for preparing City Council and related board agendas, including all Commissions and Committees, keeping minutes of all official City meetings, filing all official records of the City, and providing general administrative and clerical support.

The City Clerk is the City’s Election Official and takes the lead responsibility for handling the election coordination with the Riverside County Registrar of Voters and the citizens in the City. In odd numbered years the City has elections to fill the Mayor’s seat and two Council seats.

The City Clerk is the City’s Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) Filing Official, ensuring all required forms are filed in compliance with the State laws.


The City Council of Desert Hot Springs is accepting applications to serve in voluntary positions on City Commissions, Boards and Committees: Community and Cultural Affairs, Planning , and Public Safety Commissions, the new Building Appeals/Design Review Board and the Housing Committee.  Appointments will be made as needed, and applications will be retained to fill vacancies which might arise.

Applications may also be obtained at City Hall, 65950 Pierson Blvd., Desert Hot Springs, or by clicking here: Commission Application

Please call the City Clerk’s office, 760-329-6411 , Ext. 107. for more information.

City Clerk's Office

Jerryl Soriano, CMC - City Clerk
(760) 329-6411 – Ext. 107

Mailing Address:
City of Desert Hot Springs
65950 Pierson Blvd, Desert Hot Springs, CA. 92240

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