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City Clerk

A Message from the City Clerk: 

Due to health concerns related to COVID-19, The Clerk’s Office is closed! Employees have been sent home with limited access to email and voicemail. Below, you will find answers to frequently asked questions regarding absentee voting, trash collection, yard waste, burn/dump permits and city board meetings:

Answers to Frequently asked questions:

  • Burn/Dump 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 72 hours for processing your request during the COVID-19 pandemic. Burn permit questions should be directed to the Fire Department at (810) 742-2158.
  • Waste Management RESUMED YARD WASTE PICK-UP Monday 4/20/2020 and BULK pick-up on 5/11/20
  • All City Board Meetings have been postponed until further notice. There may be a need for City Council to meet to act on or discuss essential city business. If this need arises, we may schedule a virtual City Council Meeting. Agenda and meeting information for virtual meetings will be posted and distributed according to the guidelines of the Open Meetings Act.
  • THERE IS A DROP BOX LOCATED AT THE EAST DOOR OF CITY HALL! You may use it to pay water bills & taxes, submit paperwork to City Departments, turn in your voter registration forms and Absent voter application or ballot.


The City Clerk is established by the City Charter.  

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


Racheal Boggs,  City Clerk  (810) 743-1500 Ext. 1401
Lindsey Bice, Record Tech  (810) 743-1500 Ext. 1402
Katie Malin, Election Clerk (810) 743-1500 Ext. 1403


4303 S. Center Road.
Burton, MI. 48529
Fax # (810) 742-7311
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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
  • 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
  • The City Clerk is responsible for conducting all City, County, State, Federal and School Election held in the City of Burton. 
  • Providing Notary services. The cost is $5.00 per notarized page.
  • Scheduling of meeting rooms and park pavilions in the City.

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.