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City of Perris

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City of Perris

City Clerk

The City Clerk is elected by the Voters of the City of Perris, and works in conjunction with the City Council, City Manager and City Staff. The Elected City Clerk attends all City Council/Redevelopment Agency/Public Finance Authority and Public Utilities Authority Meetings and serves as Clerk of the Council, Secretary to the Board for the Housing Authority, Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency, Public Finance Authority and Public Utilities Authority, and fulfills all statutory requirements.

Mission Statement

The Perris City Clerk’s Office is committed to accurately recording and preserving the actions of the City Council, safeguarding vital, historic and permanent records of the City, providing information and support to the City Council, City Staff and the Public in a timely, courteous and fiscally responsible manner and administering open and free elections.

City Clerk Duties

Duties of the Office of the City Clerk include: Records Management including the organization, maintenance, preservation and protection of City records and their integrity; processing of City Council Ordinances, Resolutions and Minutes; processing of all City Agreements; Public Records Requests; Filings for Economic Interest & Campaign Disclosure Statements; Posting and Publishing of all legal advertisements and notices, including notices of public hearings and calls for bids; Bid Openings; Assessment District and Bond Notices; Recorded Documents; Maintenance of Bonds; Organization and coordination of Municipal Election processes; and coordination of Municipal Code codification and updates.

City Clerk Services/Fees

  • Notary Services
  • Notification and Acceptance of Bid Awards
  • Publication of Legal Notices
  • Public Records Request

Fees for Services

  • 50¢ for the 1st page for regular records
  • 20¢ per page for 2nd page and after
  • 10¢ per page for FPPC form

Election/Reporting Forms

  • Fair Political Practices Commission Website
    - Where to file
    - Form 460: Recipient Committee Campaign Statement
    - Form 470: Officeholder and Candidate Campaign Statement — Short Form
  • Form 801 - Ceremonial Role Events and Ticket/Pass Distributions
    This form is for use by all state and local government agencies to disclose payments made to the agency when the payments provide a personal benefit to an official of the agency.  Examples may include travel, meals or other benefits.  Under certain circumstances, these payments will not result in a gift to the official, but will be considered a gift to the agency.  The payments must be used for official agency business and must meet other requirements that are set out in FPPC Regulation 18944.2, which is available on the FPPC website.
  • Form 802 - Gift to Agency Report
    This form is for use by all state and local government agencies. The form identifies persons who receive admission tickets and passes and describes the public purpose for the distribution, according to the agency's ticket policy.  Admission to events for individuals who perform ceremonial roles are also reported on this form. Ticket policies are not required for individuals performing ceremonial roles.  This form was prepared by the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) and is available on the FPPC website.
  • Form 806 – Agency Report of Public Official Appointments (updated 01/17/17)
    This form is used to report additional compensation that officials receive when appointing themselves to positions on committees, boards or commissions of a public agency, special district, and joint powers agency or authority. For example, a city councilmember may be appointed to serve as the city’s representative on a joint powers insurance authority or a metropolitan planning organization or mayor.  (Regulation 18705.5, amended 03.2012), This form was prepared by the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) and is available on the FPPC website.
  • Statement of Economic Interest — Form 700
    In accordance with Government Code Section 87505 the following is a list of names and titles of each of the elected officers identified in Section 87200:
    Michael M. Vargas, Mayor
    David Starr Rabb, Mayor Pro Tem
    Tonya Burke, Councilmember
    Rita Rogers, Councilmember

    Malcolm Corona, Councilmember

    Copies of the Statement of Economic Interest (Form 700) may be obtained by visiting the office of the Fair Political Practices Commission at : 428 J Street, Suite 620, Sacramento, CA 95814 or the Office of the City of Perris City Clerk at: 101 N. D Street, Perris, CA 92570.

    Statements of Economic Interest (Form 700) of certain state and local government agency elected officers are available in electronic format on the FPPC’s website.  

General Municipal Election


Candidate Filing for the November 2016 Election

Notice of Qualified Candidates for the November 8, 2016 General Election

(I) indicates incumbent candidates.


Ballot Measures for the November 8, 2016 Election

  • Measure J: Marijuana Dispensary and Cultivation Tax
    Shall the ordinance known as the MARIJUANA DISPENSARY AND CULTIVATION TAX, estimated to annually collect $875,000 - $1,200,000 from marijuana dispensaries (through a maximum tax rate of ten cents for each $1 of dispensary proceeds), estimated to annually collect another $100,000 - $1,000,000 from marijuana cultivation (if cultivation is allowed, through an annual maximum tax rate of $25 per square foot of cultivation area, subject to CPI adjustments), with no sunset clause, be adopted?
    - Resolution 5021
    - Resolution 5022
    - Resolution 5023
    - City Attorney's Impartial Analysis
  • Measure K: Medical Marijuana Dispensary Regulatory Program
    Shall the ordinance known as the MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARY REGULATORY PROGRAM, which will regulate and authorize medical marijuana dispensaries through a permitting process; require security cameras, inspections, odor control, record keeping, employee background checks; limit locations to 600 feet from schools, residences, parks in only industrial or commercial zones; prohibit cultivation at dispensaries; be effective only if marijuana tax is approved; apply to recreational marijuana if allowed by state and local law, be adopted?
    - Resolution 5024
    - Resolution 5025
    - Resolution 5026
    - City Attorney's Impartial Analysis
  • General Measure Forms
    - Municipal Measure Calendar for 2016
    - Statement by Proponents/Authors of Arguments

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