Requesting Records & Information

The City Clerk's Office is responsible for the care and maintenance of all City of Artesia records. This office houses City Council minutes, ordinances, resolutions, and a vast array of other historical and regulatory information. The city clerk, by statute and city resolution, is the custodian of record for the City of Artesia. This office is responsible for developing and administering the records retention and destruction policy for both paper and digitally-created records and monitoring records storage areas.

The Clerk's Office also responds to requests for city records filed each year under the Inspection of Public Records Act. Resolution 1293 (PDF) outlines the procedure for requesting records and a list of the record fees.

Email spam blockers and other technological limitations prevent The City of Artesia from assuring receipt of all emails. As such, email requests for records are discouraged and cannot be guaranteed. The City of Artesia is not liable for any undelivered or blocked email record requests. 

To request a record, please use one of the above forms or request a record in person at City Hall 511 W Texas Avenue.