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The position of City Recorder is a statutory position, meaning Utah law requires every city or town to have a recorder or clerk. (The terms 'recorder' and 'clerk' are used to mean the same thing throughout Utah law.) The City Recorder is responsible for all records relating to the business of the City. This includes minutes of meetings, ordinances, contracts, oaths of office, resolutions, and records requests.
The City Recorder also serves as the City Election Officer and is responsible for
coordinating and supervising municipal elections with Washington County.
Agendas for meetings for specific city commissions and boards can be found on this web site in the Committees/Boards/Commissions page. Meeting agendas and minutes are posted on this website for one year. Audio recordings of each meeting are available for up to one year by request. A fee is charged for CD's of audio recordings.
The public can also register to receive notifications of agenda postings automatically by e-mail at the Utah Public Meeting Notice Website.
The public may request public records by downloading a GRAMA request form from the State Attorney General's Office or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: There is a different GRAMA form for Police Departments which can be downloaded here.
Fill out this form and turn it in to the City Recorder for processing. Requests take a minimum of one week from date of request to process.
Notary services are available free of charge from the City of Hurricane. Please call the City offices first to be sure that a notary is available before coming to the city offices.
As required by state code, Hurricane City financial reports, budget and impact fee informaton are submitted to the Office of the Utah State Auditor. Click on the Financial Reports of Local Governments link on this web site for detailed informaton.
Note: If you are planning on operating a busines within the city limits of Hurricane, please contact our Business Licensing Office.
The Utah Division of Archives and Records Service manages records created by state and local agencies within Utah. They provide access to historical govennment records through the Division's web site. The Division also assists governmental entities with their records management duties.
The Utah Office of Vital Records and Statistics administers the statewide system of Vital Records and Statistics by documenting and certifying the facts of births, deaths and family formation for the legal purposes of the citizens of Utah. It also participates in the National Vital Statistics Systems and responds to the needs of health programs, health care providers, businesses, researchers, educational institutions and the Utah public for data and statistical information.