City Clerk

The City Clerk department consists of one elected official: City Clerk Cynthia Burell, and one full-time staff position: Deputy City Clerk/Records Manager Gail Davis. The City Clerk is elected at-large for a four-year term and the Deputy City Clerk/Records Manager is a full-time staff position, appointed by the City Manager.

The elected City Clerk is the local official who administers democratic processes such as elections, access to City records, and all legislative actions ensuring transparency to the public. The elected City Clerk also acts as a compliance officer for federal, state, and local statutes including the Political Reform Act, the Brown Act, and the Public Records Act. The City Clerk/Records Manager assists the elected City Clerk in these tasks, manages public inquiries and relationships and may arrange for ceremonial and official functions.

If you have questions for the City Clerk Department please click here or call 805-646-5581 x120.


City Council Resolutions

Click on the links below to view the Resolution Index logs. click on the highlighted resolution number on the 2013 through 2015 index log to view the resolution.  The 2012 and earlier resolutions are not available online.  If you wish to request a copy of a resolution please fill out the Public Records Request Form and return it to the Records Manager, Gail Davis gdavis@ojaicity.org.


Public Records Request Form

This is now a fillable form. Please try it! Open the form, download it, fill in the spaces, save to your computer, then email to the Records Manager Gail Davis gdavis@ojaicity.org.


Ticket Policy

Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) Regulation 18944.1 regulates complimentary tickets or passes for admission to a facility, event, show or performance for an entertainment, amusement, recreational or similar purpose distributed to city officials by their agencies. The City of Ojai adopted a Ticket Distribution Policy by Resolution No. 11-39 on November 8, 2011. Click here to view the Ticket policy.


Form 806 for 2015

Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) Regulation 18705.5 requires the City Council to adopt and post on the city’s website a Form 806 which identifies each position the council appoints for which compensation is paid, the salary or stipend for each position, and the names of each official who has been appointed as the agency’s representative, or alternate.


City Claim Form

The requirements and procedure for recovering damages from the City of Ojai are outlined California Government Code starting with Section 900. In most cases, a claim must be filed within six (6) months of the date of accrual. Click here to see the official claim form and instructions for submittal.


City of Ojai Municipal Code

Click here to access the Ojai Municipal Code.