City Recorder

The position of City Recorder combines statutory responsibility for elections and maintaining the records of the City with executive-level assistance to the City Manager.

Responsibilities of the City Recorder include:

Election Officer

This includes: Conducting City elections; preparing the candidate information packets; receiving candidate nominations; preparing ballot measures; certifying candidates to County election officer; researching election laws to ensure continuous compliance with legal publication and other requirements for City elections; preparing canvass of election results to City Council; maintaining up-to-date State and City elections processes for bond measures, initiatives, referendums and referrals in order to accurately and timely conduct the elections for City officials. Prepare oaths of office for newly elected officials.

Congratulations to the candidates elected in the May, 2018 primary to the following City Council positions:

Ward 1 Councilor Carole Innes 222 1/2 NW Despain Ave cinnes.45atcharter.net
Ward 2 Councilor McKennon McDonald      806 NW 8th Street McKennon.McDonaldatci.pendleton.or.us
Ward 3 Councilor Linda K. Neuman 2216 SW Perkins Avenue      lindknnataol.com 
At Large Councilor    Jake Cambier 1324 NW King Ave. Jake.Cambieratci.pendleton.or.us

New Councilors will be sworn in to their positions at the first Council meeting in January, 2019.  Their terms will end December 31, 2022.

Records Officer

This includes: maintaining the records and official documents of the City such as: ordinances, resolutions, deeds, leases, easements, and contracts.  The City Recorder is responsible for coordinating all aspects of record management including: developing and implementing a comprehensive records management system; responding to public record requests; document filing; research and retrieval; archiving; and destruction.

Signs on City Treasury

Responsible for signing on official banking instruments. Provides signature for City checks. 

City Recorder

Attends or delegates attendance to City Council meetings, Budget Committee meetings, Capitol Improvement Committee meetings, Development Commission meetings and other official City meetings as needed to assure recording of proceedings.  Reviews and edits the City Council meeting agendas and minutes. Certifies official City documents as to authenticity for staff, other jurisdictions or citizens. Attests the City Manager's or the Mayor's original signatures on official documents, and applies the City Seal as appropriate.

Helpful Links:

City Council Minutes (external link)

Ordinances (external link)

Resolutions (external link)

City Council Agendas (external link)

City Charter (PDF)

Public Records Request (PDF)

Contact:

500 SW Dorion Ave.
Pendleton, OR 97801

Phone: 541.966.0222

Our Staff

Name Title Email
Denton, Andrea City Recorder andrea.dentonatci.pendleton.or.us
Biggerstaff, Donna Deputy City Recorder            Donna.biggerstaffatci.pendleton.or.us