The City Recorder is a certified records officer and is responsible for the care, maintenance, designation, classification, disposal, and preservation of official city records. The Recorder's Office prepares and maintains a record of the proceedings of the Payson City Council meetings as well as all ordinances and resolutions adopted by the City Council.
The Recorder's Office coordinates and conducts municipal elections for the City. Election information is maintained by this office, and applications are accepted from candidates seeking to run for public office within the City.
The Recorder's Office administrates the GRAMA request program. The Government Records Access and Management Act established by the State of Utah allows the public to make a request for a record from the appropriate Utah government official or agency.
Other duties of the Recorder's Office include administering the counter signature of official documents; maintaining/indexing agreements, contracts, revenue bonds, deeds, easements, and all official city documents; overseeing the publication of official notices; and maintaining the city code.
Provided below are important links to several of the functions of the City Recorder's Office: