City Clerk

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Sherikia L. Hawkins
(248) 758-3200
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

           Saturday Before Every Election: 8:00 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

 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

BOARDS & COMMISSIONS

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.

CITY CHARTER COMMISSION

On August 7, 2012, voters elected nine members to the city Charter Commission.

Click here to go to the Charter Commission webpage for more information including meeting times and location

UPCOMING ELECTION INFORMATION

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

VITAL STATISTICS NOTICE

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

EXECUTIVE ORDERS

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

Election Reminder Service Launched  

Oakland County has begun a sevice that will notify county residents of upcoming elections. All you have to do is provide your e-mail address. Click Here to Register!

Click here to read the press release from the Oakland County Clerk's Office

Polling Place Location Changes

MOST PRECINCT NUMBERS HAVE CHANGED AND VOTING LOCATIONS HAVE CHANGED: Click Here to download the new Precinct Map and Voting Locations (currently disabled due to pending update).

IF YOU VOTE IN PRECINCT:

YOU NOW VOTE HERE:

1, 2 & 3

Trinity Baptist Church
123 Wesson Street

4, 5 & 6

Bowen Center
52 Bagley Street

7 & 8

Baldwin Center
212 Baldwin Ave.

9, 10

Alcott Elementary
460 West Kennett

11 & 12

Kennedy Junior High School
1700 Baldwin Ave.

13 & 14

Pontiac High School
1051 Arlene

15

Herrington Elementary
541 Bay Street

16, 17 & 18

Ruth Peterson Center
990 Joslyn

19, 20 & 21

Salvation Army
496 Martin Luther King Jr., South