The City Clerk is the clerical officer of the city and manages and supervises the city of Red Wing’s daily business activities involving records management, election administration, licensing and permitting. The City Clerk’s Office is responsible for maintaining and overseeing the electronic document-imaging system of citywide records including maintaining the records of the three city-owned cemeteries. The City Clerk is responsible for managing and administering all aspects of city, state and federal elections in accordance with applicable laws. The City Clerk’s Office processes business license applications including liquor and tobacco. The City Clerk serves as the responsible authority for all city documents according to the Minnesota Data Practices Act.
The City Clerk acts as Council Administrator as needed. This person shares in the responsibilities of the Council Administrator.
The list of 2016 accomplishments provided in the below link captures a snapshot of the services provided by the City Clerk's office. Information about additional accomplishments is available by contacting the director of each department. Click here for 2016 City Clerk Accomplishments.
City Council Meeting Minutes are the official record of Council proceedings and are only available on this site after they have been approved by City Council. Resolutions are written documentation for any council action of a temporary, routine or administrative nature. These documents can be found through Red Wing's LaserFiche system. You may be prompted to log into the server. If you are, the username is public and the password is public.
Red Wing is one of 107 home rule charter cities in the state of Minnesota that has adopted a charter. The Charter is a local constitution approved by local voters.
Click here to view the Red Wing City Charter.