City Clerk

Sherikia L. Hawkins, M.A.
 City Clerk Sherikia Hawkins

City Clerk: Sherikia L. Hawkins
(248) 758-3200

Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
           Saturday Before Every Election: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Responsibilities of the City Clerk

  • The City Clerk's office is a primary point of contact for the public and strives to provide the highest quality of service to the community
  • The City Clerk is the official keeper of the records for the City of Pontiac. The responsibilities of the City Clerk are numerous, and are defined by state and local statutes
  • The City Clerk is the Clerk of the Council, and is responsible for all Council agendas and official minutes of the meetings. The City Clerk's Office maintains records of all ordinances and resolutions
  • The City Clerk is responsible for issuing liquor licenses
  • The City Clerk serves as the Director of Elections for all elections held in the City of Pontiac. The Clerk administers all elections and supervises the registration of the voters, division of the precincts and training of election workers

2015 City Clerk Annual Report
Click here to download the 2014 Annual Report for the Clerk's Office

November 8, 2016
October 11, 2016

The November 8th Ballot will include a proposal to levy a 1.5 mill tax for a period of 10 years for the purpose of expending funds for centers open exclusively to youth under 21 years of age. It is estimated that up to $900,000.00 will be collected in the first year.
Click here to read the resolution for the millage proposal

 Election Workers Needed

Click here to download the Election Worker Application form.

Click here to view the official results of the August 2, 2016 election


Would you like to serve on one of the City of Pontiac's Boards or Commissions?
Click here to go to the application form page.


Click on the "Voting Information" link on the left for complete election information.


The City Clerk's office does not currently issue Birth Certificates and Death Certificates. Please go to the Oakland County Clerk's office at 1200   North Telegraph Road, Pontiac, Michigan to obtain one.

You may also obtain one online through the Oakland County website by clicking here


All new Executive Orders from the Emergency Manager will be posted on the website. Click here to download the latest orders.