The Clerk gives notice of its meetings, attend all meetings of the Council and maintains the official minutes of the Council, a record of all ordinances, resolutions, and actions of the Council.
The Clerk is the general accountant of the City,
The City Clerk's office maintains voting records, registers new voters, and distributes and receives absentee ballots. To be eligible to vote you must be a U.S. citizen, 18 years of age, a Michigan resident for a minimum of 30 days, and reside in Sylvan Lake. You must be registered at least 30 days prior to the election date to be eligible to vote in that election. You may register to vote at City Hall or the Office of the Secretary of State. We have one precinct, #1, and vote at the Community Center, 2456 Pontiac Dr.. The polls are open on any election day, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. School Elections also take place at the Community Center.