City Clerk's Office
  Rose Juarez                 Department Hours:  
  City Clerk, Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC)/Elections Official                Monday through Thursday 
  1415 Santa Anita Avenue                 7:00 a.m. through 5:30 p.m. 
  South El Monte, CA 91733                Closed on Major Holidays 
  Phone: (626) 579-6540 Ext. 3280                  
  Fax: (626) 350-5667                  
  Paola  Lara                 
  Deputy City Clerk                  
  Phone: (626) 579-6540 Ext.3220                


  The City Clerk's Office is responsible for administrative duties in City Hall, including preparing all City Council, Successor Agency, and Oversight Board agendas; attending meetings and recording the actions taken by the Council and; administering Oaths of Office to newly elected officials and appointed commission members; bid openings; maintaining all original deeds and easements; maintaining the City's legal records; managing Fair Political Practices Commission filings; overseeing the City's election process; and processing public information requests.
  City Council 

The City Council holds regular meetings on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Regular meetings convene at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 1415 Santa Anita Avenue, South El Monte. Special meetings are convened at other times as announced.  

  Successor Agency  
  The City Council serve as Board Members to the Successor Agency to the South El Monte Improvement District. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 1415 Santa Anita Avenue, South El Monte. 


  City Commissions
The City of South El Monte has three standing commissions: Community Services, Patriotic, and Planning. Each commission consist of residents appointed by the City Council to serve a term of one year. If a vacancy occurs during the term, the City Council shall appoint a Commissioner to serve the remainder of the term. Nominees for the Commissions are obtained from the applications on file at City Hall. City of South El Monte employees and elected officials are not eligible to serve as a member of a commission.


     Documents Online:


    SB 272


Governor Jerry Brown approved Senate Bill 272 in October 2015, which requires the City to create and post a catalog of its “enterprise systems” by July 1, 2016, in a prominent location on the City’s website.  The catalog will be updated annually.  An “enterprise system” is defined under Government Code Section 6270.5 as:

A software application or computer system that collects, stores, exchanges, and analyzes information that the agency uses that is both of the following:

A)  A multidepartmental system or system that contains information collected about the public.

B)  A system of record.

A system of record means a system that serves as an original source of data within an agency. 
For more information regarding the requirements of SB 272 and enterprise systems, please click here:

For the City’s list of enterprise systems, please click here



    Links to Additional Resources

              Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Office ​ 
               Voting & Upcoming Elections 
               Register to Vote Online