City Recorder

1845-01-06 City Recorder Oath (smaller)

The Oregon City's Office of the City Recorder is the oldest continuous city recorder's office in the West, predating Oregon becoming part of the United States. (Image: Oath of Office, Thomas A. Brown, January 6, 1845)

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Oregon City SealThe Office of the City Recorder maintains the City Seal and serves as clerk of the City Commission by recording and archiving the official records, proceedings, and legislative history of the City of Oregon City. The Office strives to provide professional, courteous, and timely assistance to the City Commission, citizens, City departments, and other agencies. The City Recorder:

  • Publishes agendas and minutes for the City Commission and Urban Renewal Commission
  • Administers City elections
  • Manages City records
  • Fulfills public records requests
  • Maintains the records for boards and commissions