The City Clerk is the local Filing Officer for the City of Palo Alto. All local campaign Committees and Form 700 Fliers are required to file statements with the City Clerk. The City Clerk complies with the regulations of the State of California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC). The City Clerk also maintains forms and files of the FPPC.
California Political Reform Act
Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC)
If you need help on filing, please contact our Assistant City Clerk, Jessica Brettle. Contact her by phone (650) 329-2630 or by email at Jessica.Brettle@cityofpaloalto.org.
Conflict of Interest Filings (Form 700)
Council Members, Board and Commission Members, and select City staff must file a Form 700. We encourage filing the Form 700 electronically using the NetFile Employee Login.
To view a list of positions required to file a Form 700, please see the Conflict of Interest Resolution(PDF, 585KB).
Completed Form 700s are available via NetFile System Public Portal.
If you are required to file a Form 410, 460, 461, 465, 470, 497, 501 or other campaign related form, use the following link for easy electronic filing: NetFile Employee Login.
Completed campaign statements are available via the NetFile System Public Portal.
Gifts to the City