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The primary responsibility of the Office of the City Clerk is to administer the processes through which information is delivered to Council, committees of Council and municipal quasi-judicial boards and tribunals. The recommendations and decisions made at those levels are documented and accessed. 

Other duties include: 

  • preparing, distributing and preserving agendas, minutes and decisions of Council and its committees, boards and tribunals; 
  • ensuring the business of Council, Council committees, boards and tribunals is conducted in accordance with all applicable statutes, regulations and bylaws, and principles of natural justice; 
  • maintaining essential records and documents; 
  • issuing approvals for special events; 
  • servicing the City’s general information telephone line; and 
  • providing administrative support services to members of Council, boards and tribunals. 
The City Clerk also serves as: 
  • Returning Officer for municipal elections and conducts the municipal census; 
  • City’s Chief Protocol Officer and ensures compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPP); and
  • Corporate Secretary to the City's corporate affiliate, Allied Oil and Gas Corp.

Contact the City Clerk's Office:

City Hall
580 First Street SE
Medicine Hat , AB T1A 8E6

General Inquiries: 403.529.8220
Official Records: 403.529.8221 
Fax Line: 403.529.8182 


Last updated: 2/18/2015 3:12:19 PM