City Recorder

The City Recorder has two roles: as City Recorder and as the Elections Officer.

City Recorder

  • Acts as custodian for City ordinances, resolutions, deeds, and contracts
  • Maintains accurate records of all business proceedings of the Council
  • Maintains official records for the City
  • Serves as clerk to the City Council

Elections Officer

  • Assists candidates as they run for office
  • Assists citizens in filing initiative petitions
  • Provides election information to citizens
  • Works closely with the county during election years

Contact Us

  1. Karen Frerk

    Karen Frerk

    City Recorder

    Email Karen Frerk

    101 NW A Street
    Room 205
    Grants Pass, OR 97526

    Ph: 541-450-6000
    Fx: 541-479-0812


    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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