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City Clerk's Office

The City Clerk’s office is dedicated to serving the needs of the public with timely and quality services in a positive and professional manner and maintaining all official City records in compliance with State, Federal, and Local regulations. 

Responsibilities of the city clerk include: management of the city’s official records, public disclosure, preparation of agenda packets for the City council each week, preservation of official minutes, legal noticing, operation of the imaging records management system and electronic records access, recording of legal documents, maintaining ordinances and resolutions and codification of the Tumwater Municipal Code.  The City Clerk is the person designated to accept Claims for Damages or other Lawsuits and Public Records Requests. 

City Clerk

Melody Valiant, MMC
Phone:  (360) 252-5488 OR (360) 754-5855 ext. 238
Fax:  (360) 754-4138 fax 

Quick Links

Tumwater Records Center

Tumwater Municipal Code (TMC)

Public Records Requests

Public Records Act Rules

Public Notices

RFP/RFQ/Project Bids

Claim for Damages