City Clerk

City Clerk Sherikia Hawkins

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


Please take notice the at the Pontiac City Council meeting time has changed for the Thursday, September 3, 2015 Meeting.  The Meeting time has been changed from 5:30 p.m. to Noon.
Click here to read the official announcement

Notice of Public Hearing

On Thursday, September 3, 2015 at Noon, the Pontiac City Council will hold a public hearing in the City Council Chambers. The purpose of the first public hearing is to receive public comment for the Rehabilitation District Request for Ultimate Soccer.

click here to read the official notice

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

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

There will be a Special election on Tuesday, November 3, 2015.
The last day to register to vote is October 5, 2015.

 Election Workers Needed

Click here to download the Election Worker Application form.

Click here for a complete schedule of all fees associated with the Clerk's office


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.