City Clerk

The City Clerk is appointed by the City Manager. The City Clerk is the local Elections Official who administers democratic processes such as elections, access to city records, and all legislative actions ensuring transparency to the public. The City Clerk acts as a compliance officer for federal, state, and local statutes including the Political Reform Act, the Brown Act, and the Public Records Act. The City Clerk also serves as the Secretary to the Vallejo Housing Authority, Vallejo Financing Authority and the Successor Agency to the Vallejo Redevelopment Agency. The Office of the City Clerk is responsible for the following:

  • Administration of local elections
  • Local Filing Officer and Filing Official duties under the Political Reform Act
  • Custodian of the City's records and administration of citywide records management program
  • Manage the City Council's legislative agenda and documents
  • Record and maintain proceedings of Council meetings, minutes, ordinances, resolutions, contracts, etc.
  • Posting and publication of legal notices and documents
  • Receive claims, summons, appeals and suits related to city government
  • Maintenance of the municipal code
  • Distribute, receive and open bid documents
  • Manage and respond to public requests for information in a timely manner
  • Maintain custody of the City Seal
  • Administer Oath of Office
  • Provide administrative support to various City Commissions, Committees and Boards
  • Provide support services to the Mayor and City Council
  • Provides mail room services

Dawn Abrahamson

Dawn G. Abrahamson

City Clerk
555 Santa Clara Street
Vallejo, CA 94590
Third Floor
Email Us
Phone (707) 648-4527
Fax (707) 648-4535
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Tarienne Grover
Executive Secretary
(707) 648-4527