City Clerk

Dorothy Gantt

Dorothy has been a San Pablo resident since December 2009. Prior to retirement, she did clerical work for 40 years in the in the medical field. She has been a supervisor in a hospital department or office manager in a doctor’s officers; and a billing clerk.

 Appointed:  January 2021
Term Ends:  November 2026

Community Involvement:

  • Measure Q/K Citizens Oversight Committee
  • San Pablo Planning Commission (2018-2021)
  • Chair, San Pablo Advisory Committee on Aging
  • Chair, San Pablo Senior Center Advisory Board
  • Manager, Senior Center Bingo Program
  • Former Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging


The City Clerk is elected every four years and reports directly to the City Council.  This position is a ceremonial position. The legal duties and responsibilities of this office require that the City Clerk attend and record all City Council meetings. Other than the more ceremonial duties at the City Council meeting, in practice, all City Clerk duties and responsibilities for the City are performed by the Deputy City Clerk, which include:

  • Maintenance of all city records 
  • Public Inquiries 
  • City Council agendas 
  • Custody of Official City Seal 
  • Administering oaths 
  • Municipal elections 
  • Maintaining Board and Committee Appointments 
  • Maintaining the San Pablo Municipal Code 

Public Meeting agendas and minutes archives are available for the City Council, Planning Commission and Safety Commission.

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