City Offices will be closed in Observance of Presidents' Day on Monday, February 17, 2020.


The Office of the City Clerk consists of the City Clerk and the Execuitive Assistant. Responsibiities include duties mandated by the State, the Calistoga Municipal Code and additional duties set by the City Manager. In addition to those duties include the following:

  • Municipal Code Update;
  • Prepares agenda, attends, and records the proceedings of all City Council meetings; 
  • Edits and compiles minutes of City Council meetings; 
  • Maintains records of all rules, ordinances, actions, and resolutions of the City Council; 
  • Acts as custodian of the City Seal; 
  • Administers the Oath of Office to all Officials who apply to be sworn; 
  • Posts meeting notices filed by City Boards and Commissions;  
  • Performs all legal advertising for the City Council; 
  • Schedules, coordinates, and plans special events and functions for the City Council; 
  • Filing campaign statements as required by and conflict of interest statements
    Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC);
  • Conduct of general municipal and special elections;
  • Management of the citywide records management program;
  • Provides general administrative and clerical assistance to the City Council.
  • Summary of the City's financial transaction report (GC 40804)

Other services to the public include:

  • Public Information/Public Records
  • Small claims forms
  • Certifying Documents
  • Community Bulletin Board (Public Access Television Station - Channel 28)

Melissa Velasquez, Deputy City Clerk
Public Works
414 Washington Street
Calistoga, CA 94515

Phone 707.942.2828
Fax 707.942.9472

Hilary Gaede, Human Resources/Finance Specialist
City Hall
1232 Washington Street
Calistoga, CA 94515
Phone 707.942.2805
Fax 707.942.0732


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