The City Clerk is an appointed officer of the City and is responsible for conducting City elections; scheduling and preparing council meetings; producing the official records of council decisions; maximizes public access to municipal government and is the official custodian of the records of the City.

The City Clerk's Mission Statement:
To fulfill role as elections official, legislative administrator and records manager for the City in an efficient, professional and friendly manner in adherence with the International City Clerk's code of conduct; to provide outstanding support to the Council and Commissioners throughout the legislative process; and to serve the citizens of Walnut Creek as an accessible and responsive representative of transparent and open government.