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About the City Clerk

The City Clerk is elected for a four-year term and is directly responsible to the public and serves as a direct link between the residents and their government.  The City Clerk oversees, promotes and encourages open and participatory government.


  • Ensures that the city's legislative processes and access of governmental information is open and public
  • Coordinates the City Council, STRSA, STJPPA, and STJPFA meeting agenda process services
  • Management and preservation of the official city records 
  • Elections Official
  • Maintains the city's municipal code
  • Attests and certifies ordinances, resolutions, agreements and deeds
  • Provides notary services
  • Filing Officer for the State of California Fair Political Practices Commission Political Reform Act filings


Susan Alessi
City Clerk
Ph: (530) 542-6004
Ellen Palazzo
Assistant City Clerk
Ph: (530) 542-6003
1901 Airport Rd., Ste. 206
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150              

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm