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Welcome to the City Clerk's Office1 Civic Center Circle
Brea, CA 92821
The City Clerk's Office conducts the functions and duties prescribed by State law for general law cities and set forth by the Brea Municipal Code. The City Clerk's Office provides City Council support, including compilation and distribution of Council agenda packets, elections, public records requests, administration and records management.
Cheryl Balz has been the City Clerk for the City of Brea since August 22, 2011. Before joining Brea, she worked in the City Clerk’s Office in the City of Riverside (Pop: 306,000) since 2001. In Riverside, she served first as the Deputy City Clerk for three years and was then promoted to Senior Deputy City Clerk in 2004 before joining the Brea team. Cheryl brings a wealth of knowledge in records management, municipal election proceedings, City Council meeting procedures, public information regulations and other administrative and statutory duties of the City Clerk.
Cheryl earned the designation of Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) in 2005, a distinction conferred by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks. The CMC Program partners with institutions of higher learning, as well as state, provincial and national associations to provide a rigorous educational curriculum designed to prepare an applicant to meet the challenges of the complex role of the Municipal Clerk. Cheryl is currently working on her Masters Municipal Clerk designation.
Cheryl is an active member of the following associations: International Institute of Municipal Clerks, Southern California City Clerks Association, and City Clerks Association of California.