The City Clerk is an officer of the City appointed by the City Manager and serves as clerk for the Council. The Clerk certifies and attest by signature and affixing the City seal to all official City Documents to include ordinances, resolutions and contracts.
The City Clerk’s office is the custodian of all municipal records, which include; agendas and minutes of the proceedings of the council, all ordinances and resolutions passed by the council.
The City Clerk’s office administers all regular and special municipal elections in coordination with the County Election Board in compliance with Oklahoma election law and Municipal Charter.
Services of process on the City, money judgement against the city, tort claims and other legal documents are served through the City Clerk’s office.
The City Clerk’s office issues and maintains City licenses and permits as authorized and defined by the City Code and accepts and processes Request for Records in compliance with Oklahoma Open Records Act.
The City Clerk’s office maintains the two Moore Cemeteries; Smith Cemetery and Moore Cemetery. Scheduling of services and marking of graves are scheduled through the City Clerk’s office. The sale of lots, issuance of deeds and monument sets are also processed through the City Clerk’s office. All historical data regarding the cemeteries are maintained in the City Clerk’s office.
The Office of the City Clerk is located at Moore City Hall, 301 N. Broadway, Moore, OK 73160 and be contacted by phone at 405-793-5020.
The City Treasurer is the custodian of the municipal treasury. They invest monies in his/her custody and submit a monthly report to the governing body, monitors all collateral pledged to the municipality, and makes payments on outstanding general obligation/revenue bonds and coupons.
Moore Sales Tax
On November 8, 2016, voters approved the renewal of a temporary ¼ cent sales tax. The extension of the sales tax shall be limited to a period of four (4) years, commencing April 1, 2017, and ending March 31, 2021. All revenues and proceeds from the ¼ cent sales tax shall be used for existing parks and recreation facilities and a fire station and training facility.
The sales tax in Moore, charged on purchases, will be 8.5%. Of this amount the city receives 3.75%, the state 4.5% and Cleveland County .25%. If you have questions about sales tax, please call the Moore City Clerk’s Office at 405-793-5020.
The Purchasing Division helps the City’s Departments prepare, manage and respond to competitive bids for items and services. The Accounts Payable Section processes vendor payments for the City.
The City’s Accounting Department is responsible for many of the financial functions of the City. The Department includes the following divisions:
- Accounts payable
- Utility billing
- Customer service
All divisions of the Accounting Department reside on the first floor of City Hall. Customer Service counter hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.