City Clerk's Office

Jonathan Hawes wearing a suit with a blue tie

The City Clerk, Jonathan Hawes is elected to a four  year term and works with the Chief Deputy City Clerk/Records Manager,  who is responsible for the day to  day operations of the office.

The Office is entrusted with ensuring that the legislative process in the City    of El Monte is both open and public as it relates to City election, City council    meeting and commission gatherings.

The division has full responsibility for maintaining all ordinances, resolutions and other official City documents; conducting municipal election; administering oaths; maintaining the City of El Monte Municipal Code; and administering campaign disclosures of the economic interest.

Deputy City Clerk / Records Manager


Griselda Contreras 


The City Clerks Office will accept claims, summons, complaints, petitions, election materials and other City related documents


City Clerks - Elections



As supervisor of municipal elections, the Office of the City Clerk is responsible for conducting and monitoring fair and impartial elections, ensuring that the will of the people is carried out. Employees of the City Clerk’s Office must, as a result, be held to the highest levels of integrity, confidentiality and non partisanship.