City Clerk


Public Safety Committee, Planning Commission and Community Services Commission Recruitment



The City is looking to fill one vacancy on the Public Safety Committee with the appointment to expire in 2024. The Committee meets about 4 times a year at 4pm and makes recommendations to Council of projects that help continue to make the Kingsburg Community safe.
Applications are due by December 3, 2020 at 5pm.
Applications can be picked up at City Hall or you can apply online.

The City is accepting applications for one position on the Planning Commission with the appointment to expire in 2024. The Commission meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday at 6pm.
A Planning Commission is a body of citizens that serve within local government, acting as an advisory group to the municipal governing body on issues and policies related to planning, land use regulation, and community development.
Applications are due by December 3, 2020 at 5pm.
Applications can be picked up at City Hall or you can apply online.

The City is accepting applications for three position on the Community Services Commission with the appointment to expire in 2024. The Committee meets about 12 times a year at 6:30pm and makes recommendations to Council of projects related to parks and recreation.
Applications are due by December 3, 2020 at 5pm.
Applications can be picked up at City Hall or you can apply online.

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING
CITY OF KINGSBURG PUBLIC MEETINGS

Based upon recommendations from the CDC regarding social distancing relative to COVID-19 (coronavirus) and in accordance with the applicable provisions of Executive Orders N-25-20 and N-29-20 issued by Governor Newsom (“EO”), all public meetings will be held at 25% capacity. The City will have available a free call-in conference call number for those who wish to listen and/or provide public comment during the public comment period of the agenda or on a specific agenda item. 

Those wishing to join via call-in conference should call (US): 1 (425) 436-6335 PASSCODE 5290024 . If you are intending to comment, we are asking you to please contact City Clerk Abigail Palsgaard in advance of the meeting at apalsgaard@cityofkingsburg-ca.gov, or by calling 559-897-6520. We are asking those to pre-register so that we can keep the meeting orderly, given everyone will be non-visible. There will still be time to provide public comment should you not pre-register. We will be asking all those interested to please call in 5 minutes prior to the regular meeting start time and keep their telephones on “mute” unless speaking during the public comment portion of the agenda or speaking on a specific agenda item after the Mayor requests public comment on the specific agenda item. If you would like to comment, please say your name clearly for the record.

If you need any special assistance or have questions please contact City Clerk Abigail Palsgaard at apalsgaard@cityofkingsburg-ca.gov, or by calling 559-897-6520.
The City will also be providing a video stream of the teleconference for those wishing to listen. The stream will be available via the City’s official Facebook page. The live stream will not be monitored for comments/questions. The video will be made available after the meeting for those who do not have a Facebook account.


California Voters Choice Act

November 3, 2020- District 2 & 3 and Presidential Election


Vote-by-Mail Ballots


Every Registered Voter in Fresno County, including the City of Kingsburg, will be delivered a ballot 28 days before Election Day.

Voters will have three ways to return their ballot:

1. Mail the ballot;
2. Drop the ballot in a secure county ballot drop box; or
3. Visit any vote center in the county.


Vote Centers


Traditional polling places will be replaced by vote centers. Voters will have the freedom to cast a ballot in-person at any vote center in their county instead of being tied to a single polling location. Vote centers look and feel like polling places, but provide additional modern features to make voting easy and convenient.

At any vote center in a participating county (Fresno County), a voter may:

1. Vote in-person
2. Drop off their ballot
3. Get a replacement ballot
4. Vote using an accessible voting machine
5. Get help and voting material in multiple languages
6. Register to vote or update their voter registration

Kingsburg's temporary Vote Center will be:
Kingsburg High School Old Gym
1900 18th Ave. Kingsburg CA, 93631



The Vote Center will be open to the public for 4 days:
Saturday 9am-5pm
Sunday  9am-5pm
Monday 9am-5pm
Tuesday 7am-8pm (Election Day)

Additional information can be found at the California Secretary of State and the Fresno County Clerks Office.

Any questions? Please contact City Clerk Abigail Palsgaard at apalsgaard@cityofkingsburg-ca.gov; (559) 897-6520 and City Hall 1401 Draper Street, Kingsburg, CA 93631

Responsibilities
The City Clerk is the local official who administers democratic processes such as elections, access to the city records, and all legislative actions ensuring transparency to the public. The City Clerk acts as a compliance officer for federal, state, and local statutes including the Political Reform Act, the Brown Act, and the Public Records Act.
  • Elections Official
  • Local Legislation Auditor
  • Municipal Officer
  • Records and Archives
  • Public Inquiries and Relationships
  • City Council Support Services
  • Keeper of all legal documents
  • Generates City Council Agendas, takes minutes of Council meetings, and updates the Kingsburg Municipal Code as necessary
  • City Business Licenses
  • City Dog Licenses

Meetings


If you are interested in being heard at a City Council meeting, please contact City Clerk Abigail Palsgaard for more information.

Scheduled upcoming City Council Meetings:
November 18, 2020 @6pm
December 2, 2020 @6pm
December 16, 2020 @6pm
January 6, 2021 @6pm
January 20, 2021 @6pm
February 3, 2021 @6pm
February 17, 2021 @6pm
March 3, 2021 @6pm
March 17, 2021 @6pm
April 7, 2021 @6pm


Citizen Commission Roster-Maddy Act


Roster of Citizens on Commissions