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Communications/City Clerk Department

Doris PalmerThe mission of the Communications/City Clerk Department is to accurately record the legislative body's actions, safeguard those documents, and administer open and free elections in full accordance with the law.  The Communications/City Clerk Department performs certain legislative functions to ensure the continued operation of the City/District and provides clerical support service to City/District support and operating departments. The Communications/City Clerk Department creates an inspiring, inclusive and diverse culture of public engagement activities that enhance our community relations through genuine dialogue. We are a caring, service-oriented team of skilled professionals who are committed to providing a high level of service in a professional manner to the City Council, all departments, and the Foster City community.

Responsibilities of the Communications/City Clerk Department

The Communications/City Clerk Department is tasked with a variety of responsibilities, chiefly:

  • Providing quality customer service and inspiring community involvement
  • Providing access to complete and accurate public information and official records
  • Providing accurate, and relevant information regarding matters of the City Council, and other City business to the public
  • Reporting and preserving the legislative history of the City efficiently and accurately
  • Providing public information, media communications, issues management, crisis communications, and civic engagement activities of the City
  • Enhancing programs and activities of the City's public information, community relations, government television station, records management, and elections
  • Providing expert professional assistance to City management staff in all aspects of communication, community relations, and records management; fostering cooperative working relationships with regulatory agencies

Communications Director/City Clerk Doris Palmer, 610 Foster City Boulevard, Foster City, CA 94404, (650) 286-3250.

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City Hall - 610 Foster City Blvd.
Foster City, CA 94404
(650) 286-3200