City Clerk

Contact Information
City Clerk
Renton, WA 98057

The City Clerk Division preserves the city's official records and maintains and provides accurate and timely information through various media formats to meet the needs of city officials, the community, and city departments. Every city in Washington State has a City Clerk's Office. These offices work under specific authorities imposed by the laws of the State of Washington and ordinance of a specific city government. The City Clerk is a full-time, non-civil service position. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

The following email is available for submittal of lawsuits for City consideration of acceptance of service: [email protected]

Registration for Audience Comment at Council Meetings

Registration will be open at all times, but speakers must register by 5 p.m. on the day of a Council meeting in order to be called upon.  Anyone who registers after 5 p.m. on the day of the Council meeting will not be called upon to speak and will be required to re-register for the next Council meeting if they wish to speak at that next meeting.  

You can register in the following ways:


  • Maximizing access to city government

  • Attending all meetings of the city council and keeping a complete record of the proceedings thereof; supporting council in its legislative and policy-making functions.

  • Citywide records management

  • Maintaining custody of: the city's seal; the original roll of ordinances;   the original contracts, recorded documents relative to the title of any property of the city; providing the public access to records.
  • Attesting all public instruments and official acts of the mayor and providing certified copies of original records as may be required.

  • Publishing legal notices, processing petitions, managing departmental budget, and serving on the Fireman's Pension Board.


The City Clerk's role, and that of all staff of the City Clerk Division, requires neutrality and independence as key qualities in conducting business. The office is a non-political and objective component of government service; all city departments contribute to the City Clerk's delivery of services to the community. 


  • Jason A. Seth, MMC, City Clerk/Public Records Officer 

  • Melissa McCain, MMC, CPRO, Deputy City Clerk/Public Records Officer

  • Jeff DeVos, Enterprise Content Manager

  • Cindy Moya, City Clerk Specialist II

  • Sandi Weir, City Clerk Specialist II

  • Mahamoud Mohamed, Office Specialist

Public Records Requests

Legislative Information

The Renton City Council meets on the first four Mondays of the month, unless the scheduled meeting has been cancelled or the date falls on a holiday.

Electronic Documents Repository (Laserfiche)

The city has a number of records that are readily available for viewing and downloading through our Electronic Document Repository.

Note: This portal is in the process of being constructed. We appreciate your patience as we work on improving this system to serve Renton.

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