The City Clerk, Marla Akana, is responsible for City Council and Housing Authority agenda preparation, follow-up on Council and Authority actions, preparation of minutes for City Council and Housing Authority meetings, recordation of all official documents, coordination of microfilming services, publication and posting of public notices, registration of voters, and administration of municipal elections. The City Clerk also serves as the Secretary to the City Manager.
Municipal Code Information
Public Information Request
Public records are available to view during regular business hours. The public can also view City Council, Economic Development, Public Services, Public Safety, Traffic Safety, Parks and Recreation Planning Commission, and Mayor's Youth Council meeting agendas and minutes, as well as, the City's Annual Budget, Financial Statements, Personnel Rules and Regulations, Bids/Proposals, and other public City documents. These documents are accessible to the public at anytime from the comfort of a home or work computer on our City website www.accessduarte.com. For documents that are not currently available online, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (626) 357-7931, ext. 223 for your request.
In addition to the California Public Records Act, which guarantees the public access to information concerning the conduct of the people’s business, the City also wants to ensure requests are fulfilled in a timely and efficient manner and offers the public to complete a Public Records Request Form.
All currently published notices will be listed here.
Fair Political Practices Commission
Candidate & Committee Statements of Contributions and Expenditures
The City Clerk serves as the local filing officer for the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC). These reports include Conflict of Interest Statements and Campaign Finance Reports.
Statements of Economic Interests: Public officials involved in making governmental decisions are required to file Statements of Economic Interest upon assuming office, annually, and when leaving office. Combined with our local conflict of interest laws, reports are required from:
- City Council Members
- City Manager and City Attorney
- Department Directors and designated management level staff
All statements are public documents and may be viewed upon request during regular business hours. The filers whose statements are forwarded to the FPPC are: City Councilmembers (Liz Reilly, Tzeitel Paras-Caracci, Margaret Finlay, John Fasana, Samuel Kang), City Manager Darrell George, Finance Director Kristen Petersen, City Attorney Jeffrey Melching, and Planning Commissioners (William Lawrence, Allen Kelinsky, Sheryl Lefmann, Shauna Pierce, Ana Lisa Hernandez).
City Councilmembers are elected officers identified in Government Code Section 87200. Copies of the statements of economic interests filed by the above officials may be obtained by visiting the offices of the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) or the City Clerk. The physical address of the FPPC is 428 J Street, Suite 620, Sacramento, California 95814. The physical address of the City Clerk's office is 1600 Huntington Drive, Duarte, California 91010. The statements of economic interests for some state and local government agency elected officers may be available in electronic format on the FPPC's website.
Recipient Committee Campaign Statements: Campaign Finance statements are required of candidates, City Council members, political action committees, and individuals making or receiving $1,000 or more to support or oppose candidates or measures. The statements can also be viewed upon request during normal business hours.
Fair Political Practices Commission Forms are available through the FPPC. Some forms may be completed online and printed out for signature and filing. Please contact the FPPC toll free at (866) 275-3772 or via their website http://www.fppc.ca.gov/ for technical assistance.