The city clerk’s office is responsible for maintaining the custody of birth, death and marriage records for the City of Westfield. These records date back to the 1700′s, which are often used in genealogy research.
The city clerk’s office serves the public daily by issuing:
Certified copies of birth, death and marriage records
Tag sale and flea market permits
Raffle and bazaar permits
Underground / above ground fuel storage licenses
The city clerk’s office must maintain files for all:
Board and commission minutes
Other miscellaneous items
The city clerk, by virtue of her position, is also the clerk of the City Council. Therefore, all work generated by City Councilors is prepared and maintained in the city clerk’s office. A few examples of this would be the City Council agendas, City Council minutes, ordinances, orders, resolutions, appointments to boards and commissions, etc.
In closing, the city clerk’s office is the custodian of records for the City of Westfield.