City Clerk

City Clerk
Jan Wiersum
(616) 669-0200 ext. 1412


Deputy Clerk
Diana VanSlyke
(616) 669-0200 ext. 1444

The City Clerk serves as clerk to the City Commission by preparing agendas and related materials, preparing minutes and performing follow-up work. The Clerk also manages and preserves the official records of the City, processes voter registrations and also issues City licenses, permits and reservations for the City Hall Community room and City park facilities. The City Clerk organizes and supervises elections in City wards by recruiting, training and supervising temporary election workers. Notary Services are also available in the Clerk’s office at no charge and no appointment is needed.