The Monterey Park City Clerk is an administrative position responsible to the electorate. As a part time elected official, the city clerk is responsible for establishing policies, guidelines and procedures for the operation of the city clerk's office. The city clerk serves as the filing officer for candidate campaign finance statements and conflict of interest statements by elected, appointed officials and key city employees. The City Clerk is also supported by a full-time staff consisting of a Deputy City Clerk, Assistant Deputy City Clerk, and Senior Clerk Typist and part-time staff consisting of a Clerk Typist.
The city clerk's office is responsible for maintaining an accurate record of city council proceedings, maintaining official city records and conducting municipal elections in accordance with federal and state laws. The city clerk administers the oath of office to all elected officials, city commissioners and key employees.