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November 2018 General Election


    Candidate Forum Videos - Event hosted by the Atascadero Chamber of Commerce


Election Information

Ballot Measure E-18 - Cannabis Business Tax

Ballot Measure J-18 - Mayors Term

   Candidate Information

   Voter Registration


To be eligible to vote at the November 8, 2018 election, you must be registered to vote no later than Monday, October 22, 2018. For more information regarding voter registration or to obtain a vote-by-mail ballot, visit County Clerk-Recorder's Office - Elections and Voting.



    Additional Election Information and Resources


Fair Political Practices Commission: The FPPC (866-275-3772) will provide telephone assistance concerning campaign filing requirements and conflicts of interest. 


Publication: Making the Leap to Public Service



Category: City Clerk

Public Records

The goal of the City’s Records Management Program is to provide the public with open and transparent access to Public Records and information, which includes timely access to records requests in accordance with the California Public Records Act. 

A variety of City records are available online and can be accessed through our WebLink potal. 

Please check back as we are working to update our online library and make additional records accessible electronically.  If the record you are looking for is not available online, please submit a public records request to one of the departments listed below based on the type of record you are searching for.


Building Permit, Business License and Planning requests email: buildingrecords@atascadero.org
All Police related requests email: pdrecords@atascadero.org
All Fire related requests email: firerecords@atascadero.org
All other requests email: cityclerk@atascadero.org


Requests can also be submitted by mail or in person to:

City of Atascadero
Attn: City Clerk
6500 Palma Avenue
Atascadero, CA 93422

Frequently Requested Records

         • City Municipal Code                                             •  Archived City Council Meetings
         • City Council Agendas & Minutes

Tips & Reminders


Please do not include any confidential information in your records request (i.e. social security numbers, birth dates, driver's license numbers).

To ensure accurate processing of your request please clearly identify the record(s) you are requesting.  Consider including in the description the address or location in question, a date or date range, the type of records you are seeking, etc.


Category: City Clerk
Category: City Clerk

City Clerk: Lara Christensen

In 2016, Atascadero voters elected to have the City Clerk position appointed rather than elected. The Atascadero City Clerk is appointed by the City Manager.


The City Clerk maintains a complete and accurate record of City Council proceedings and official City files, and fulfills legal requirements established by the Municipal Code and State law.


The office of the City Clerk also provides assistance and support to the City Council and City departments. Included in the City Clerk’s responsibilities is acting as the Filing Officer for the State Fair Political Practice Commission and being responsible for maintaining the City’s Municipal Code Book.


The City Clerk conducts elections as required by law. All claims filed against the City are received by the City Clerk. It is a function of the City Clerk to assure that records of Council meetings and Council correspondence are kept in such a manner that the information is readily accessible and open to the public.
You may contact the office of the City Clerk at (805) 470-3400, or by email at cityclerk@atascadero.org

FORM 700 – Statement of Economic Interests (SEI)

The City Clerk is the Filing Officer for the State Fair Political Practice Commission. The following elected officials of the City of Atascadero are required, by the California Political Reform Act, to file a Statement of Economic Interests, Form 700, annually: City Council Members, City Treasurer, City Clerk.
2016 City Council List of Names and Position Titles
Mayor                            Tom O'Malley
Mayor Pro Tem              Roberta Fonzi
Council Member            Charles Bourbeau
Council Member            Heather Moreno
Council Member            Brian Sturtevant
Copies of Statements of Economic Interests (SEI's) are available for review in the City Clerk’s office at City Hall.  Copies can also be made available.  SEI's filed by certain local officials may be available in electronic format on the FPPC's website: http://fppc.ca.gov. 
FORM 460/470 Campaign Committee Reports
FPPC Forms 460 Campaign Committee Reports and 470 Filings can be browsed at our Public Records Weblink resource site under the City Clerk folder (City Hall\City Clerk\FPPC Forms 460-470 Finance Reporting Forms):
Ticket Distribution Policy and Reporting
FPPC Ticket Reporting  Forms 801 and 802
Other Information:

Council Agendas and Minutes


Related County & State Links:


Category: City Clerk

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