City Recorder

As the Clerk to the City Council and Redevelopment Agency, the City Recorder:

  • Prepares and distributes the Council | LORA agenda and meeting materials
  • Completes Council | LORA meeting minutes
  • Maintains a schedule of upcoming Council | LORA agenda items
  • Serves as the Elections Officer and coordinates Mayor and City Councilor elections, as well as city-wide measures
  • Maintains the legislative history, documents, and public records of the city.

In addition to the City Recorder, staff resources include a Records Management Specialist.

For information about these programs, contact Kari Linder, City Recorder, at 503-534-4225 or

Contact Information

Kari Linder
City Recorder | Elections Officer

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