The City Clerk is responsible for all municipal records. Records are available for public review on the second floor of the Glendale Municipal Center, 950 South Birch Street.
EMERGENCY RULE: COLORADO OPEN RECORDS ACT (CORA) REQUESTS:
An Emergency Rule has been enacted regarding CORA Requests during the COVID-19 pandemic. During the effectiveness of the Rule, the COVID-19 pandemic constitutes extenuating circumstances under CORA and that the City shall accordingly process and respond to the request in not less than ten(10) working days.
Elections and Voter Registration
Glendale is located in Arapahoe County and participates in all Arapahoe County state and national elections. The local election office is Glendale Municipal Center, located at 950 South Birch Street.
Register to vote or change your address online.
The City Clerk can also register voters and provide voters with mail-in registration forms. Questions regarding the status of your registration should be directed to Arapahoe County at 303-795-4511. Voter registration application forms and absentee ballot request forms for Arapahoe County elections are available at the City Clerk’s Office.
Mayor and City Council
Elections are held to elect City officials, to determine ballot questions, or both. Municipal elections are nonpartisan. The precinct numbers are 501 and 502. Elections are held on the first Tuesday of April in even-numbered years. The next regular election will be held on April 2, 2024.
Council Position Criteria
Persons wishing to run for a Council position must meet the following criteria:
- You must be a citizen of the United States
- You must be at least 21 years of age
- You must have been for one year immediately preceding such election a resident of the City of Glendale and a registered elector of the City at the time of filing a nomination petition for such office
- You must not have been convicted of a felony or received a dishonorable discharge from the military service of the United States
Election judges are appointed by the City Clerk. They are required to attend an election training and to be present at the polls from 6:00 a.m. until all ballots are counted and the results posted. If you are interested in serving as an Election Judge, please notify the City Clerk.
Initiative and Referendum
An initiative allows electors the power to propose ordinances, with exceptions, to the City Council. Referendums give the electors the power to require, with exceptions, the City Council to reconsider or repeal an ordinance. In the event the Council fails to either adopt an initiative or repeal a referendum, the proposed ordinances are submitted to the electors for approval or rejection. Please call the City Clerk’s office for further information.
The City Clerk is responsible for enforcement of liquor codes as well as processing all applications, which includes new liquor licenses, transfers of ownership, renewals, special events licenses, and enforcement. Glendale strives to be proactive in training and assisting the liquor licensees in conducting their business in accordance with the Colorado Liquor Code.