City Clerk


The City Clerk is established by the City Charter.  
The Clerk is appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council.

Racheal Boggs,  Burton City Clerk 
(810) 743-1500 Ext. 1401 Email:

Clerk's Office Staff:
Lindsey Bice, Record Tech  (810) 743-1500 Ext. 1402
Katie Malin, Election Clerk (810) 743-1500 Ext. 1403

4303 S. Center Road.
Burton, MI. 48519
Fax # (810) 742-7311
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The team in the City Clerk’s office is grateful for the opportunity to serve the City of Burton and to provide these services in a manner that is high quality, efficient, fair and courteous to our residents.

Responsibilities of the Clerk's Office include:

  • Serving as Clerk of the City Council, Commissions and various other boards; preparing agendas, meeting packets, and minutes.
  • Record manager for the City's vital records.
  • Acting as the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) coordinator.
  • Administering all oaths required by law.
  • Issuing and managing various City licenses and permits.
  • Planning, organizing and administering all Federal, State, Local and School elections.
  • Maintaining voter registration records.
  • Publishing and posting notices of the City as required by law.
  • Providing Notary services. The cost is $5.00 per notarized page.
  • Scheduling of meeting rooms and park pavilions in the City.

Answers to Frequently asked questions:

  • Burn Permits can be requested on our website under the “how do I” section in the top, right hand corner of the website. Please allow a minimum of 48 hours for processing your request. Burn permit questions should be directed to the Fire Department at (810) 742-2158.
  •  Dump Permits - Beginning on July 1, 2020 , Dump Permits will be available in person at City Hall ONLY. Please see the Receptionist Desk. Each household is entitled to 1 free dump per month. We will be using Brent Run Landfill at 8335 Vienna Rd Montrose, MI (810) 639-3077 M-F 7:00AM - 3:00PM
  • ALL City Board Meetings are held in the Council Chambers in the lower level of City Hall.  All Meeting Calendars are on the main page of this website. 
  • Marijuana Licensing questions and applications may be directed to the Department of Public Works located at 4093 Manor Drive, M-F 8:00AM-4:00PM (810) 742-9230.
  • We ARE NOT issuing reservations for Kelly Lake at this time. Kelly Lake is open to the public from dawn until dusk every day. Use of pavilions will be on a first come basis until further notice. Please note: Kelly Lake restrooms will not be open or maintained during COVID-19.