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.
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.