City Recorder/Human Resources

City Hall

180 NE 2nd St
Hermiston, OR 97838
Phone (541) 567-5521

City Recorder Responsibilities and Activities

The City Recorder performs a variety of duties supporting the City Council, City Manager, Assistant City Manager, and Committees, Boards, and Commissions. Maintains responsibility for the City’s Seal; municipal codes for resolutions and ordinance; and municipal elections as the City’s Election Officer.

The City Recorder keeps an accurate record of all proceedings of the City Council and other City Boards and Committees, such as: preparing agendas and packets, recording meetings, transcribing minutes, and maintenance of all city records and documents, as well as the public notification process. Other areas of responsibility include: processing liquor license applications and public records requests, and providing general public information.

Human Resources Responsibilities and Activities

The Human Resources Specialist provides support services programs assisting with policy activities, including: recruitment, compensation, benefits, maintaining personnel files, employee orientation, and other services. The Human Resources Specialist also oversees the daily utility billing processes and procedures, assists department heads with a variety of projects, provides training for safety and risk management responsibilities , and providing general public information.


Accessibility Statement - The City of Hermiston is committed to making its electronic and information technologies accessible to individuals with disabilities. We are currently in the process of upgrading our web site to ensure we meet or exceed the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C’s) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA and the Web Accessibility Initiative Accessible Rich Internet Applications Suite (WAI-ARIA) 1.0 for web content.

For more information on how to report an issue related to the accessibility or how to file a formal Section 504 or ADA (Title II) complaint about the accessibility of any content on our website, please see our full Accessibility Statement.

Anti-Discrimination Policy - It is a policy of the City of Hermiston that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the grounds of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability in any educational programs, activities or employment. For more information, visit the Anti-Discrimination Policy page.