City Clerk

The McAlester City Clerk’s Office serves as a partner in democracy and is committed to quality customer service, innovation, easy access to public records, comprehensive use of resources, and records management by:
  • Working together to ensure the City CouncilCity Manager, and city staff serve the community with openness and integrity
  • Providing professional and courteous customer service
  • Ensuring the legislative process including the City Council, authority, and committee meetings are open and public
  • Providing access to complete and accurate public information
  • Reporting and preserving the history of the City in a fair and impartial manner
Documents & Records
The city clerk maintains all official city papers, records, public documents, minutes, and files of the City Council, boards, trusts and commissions; and publishes ordinances, notices, agendas, and other public documents.

The city clerk keeps the minutes of council proceedings and with the mayor signs and attests all ordinances and resolutions and is the official custodian of the city seal. 

Minutes of each City Council meeting are approved by the City Council at their next regularly scheduled meeting and will be posted thereafter.

The City Clerk facilitates all Open Records Requests. You may request records online here or by emailing the city clerk

Select this Link to view the City of McAlester Records Retention Policy.

Municipal & Zoning Codes
The City of McAlester Municipal and Zoning Codes are the codified version of all ordinances adopted by the McAlester City Council and / or the voters of the City of McAlester. It is the legal code of the City.

Other Duties
  •  Receives all lawsuits, protests, appeals, and bids; coordinates city elections with the Pittsburg County Election Board.
  • Receives special assessments and records requests and directs them to appropriate departments.
  • Schedules all activities in the Choctaw Parking Lot and coordinates with the city manager’s executive assistant to schedule all meetings in the Council Chambers and conference room.
  • Supervises the receptionist area of City Hall.