The main responsibilities of the City Clerk's Office are elections, records management, tracking legislative actions, and community services.
The City Clerk's staff prepares the Council agendas and keeps an accurate record of all City Council proceedings. This office maintains the official copies of all city ordinances, resolutions, agreements, and minutes, and arranges for county recordation of deeds, easements, maps, etc.
City Clerk Grace Schmidt also administers local elections for Council candidates and ballot measures. This includes providing candidates with nomination papers and receiving campaign finance disclosure forms and Conflict of Interest Statements.
Other functions of the office include: Bid openings, overseeing recruitment and interviews for the city's commissions; processing annexations, claims, and appeals of the Planning Commission action, and providing community services like Notary Public.
The City Clerk's office has one part-time and three full-time employees, and is a division of the City Manager's Office.
Agendas and Minutes Archives
Statements of Economic Interest - Form 700
The Political Reform Act of 1974 requires persons holding specified public offices to file disclosures of investments, real property interests, and income within specified periods of assuming or leaving office and annually while holding the office. Elected officials are required by State Law to file their Statements of Economic Interests - Form 700 with the City Clerk, who makes and retains a copy of each statement and forwards the original to the California Fair Political Practices Commission, which is the filing officer.
The following Cupertino Elected officials file Statements of Economic Interests - Form 700.
Rod Sinks, Mayor
Barry Chang, Vice Mayor
Darcy Paul, Council member
Savita Vaidhyanathan, Council member
Gilbert Wong, Council member
Copies of these statements may be obtained by visiting the Office of the Cupertino City Clerk located at 10300 Torre Avenue, Cupertino, CA 95014. Statements are also available in an electronic format on the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) website at: FPPC