City of Benicia City Clerk 250 E L St, Benicia, CA94510 The City Clerk is an elected official, serving a term of four years. This individual is responsible for the record…More keeping of the City, having responsibility for ensuring that all actions made by the City Council are recorded accurately. The City Clerk's office is also involved in conducting municipal elections, maintaining the Benicia Municipal Code (BMC) and swearing in both elected officials and City employees. The City Clerk's office is located in the main building of City Hall.
City of Benicia 250 E L St, Benicia, CA94510 The Civic Center Complex at the corner of East 2nd Street and East L Street houses all city departments except the fire…More department. The Benicia City Hall is where one goes to pull building permits, sign up for recreational activities through the Parks and Recreation Department, request tapes of past City Council meetings from the City Clerk or pay the water bill at the City Finance office.
Councilmembers are elected to four-year terms and elections are staggered in order to maintain continuity. The Mayor serves a four-year term and is responsible for, among other things, appointing members of the public to the many boards and commissions that advise the council and help shape public policy.
The highest vote getter among councilmember candidates in the most recent election is given the title and honor of being the Vice Mayor.