The City Recorder functions as a point of access to the City of Creswell's elected officials and organization. In addition to being the Elections Officer, the City Recorder manages and maintains all public records that are housed by the City of Creswell, such as municipal code, charters, administrative orders, charters, resolutions, and lien searches. They also operate as the residents' point of contact when making a public records request.
City Council Agenda
City Council Meeting Agendas are available by 5 p.m. on Thursday, prior to the regularly scheduled Council meeting. The Creswell City Council meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall located at 13 South 1st Street, Creswell, unless otherwise noted.
City Council Minutes
The minutes from each City Council meeting are approved by the City Council at their next regularly scheduled meeting and will be posted after City Council approval.
Public Records Request
Public records requests are made to the City Recorder, who is the custodian of the City’s records. Requests should be in writing, on a form provided by the City. The City charges 25¢ per page for copies of readily available materials. Large requests, or requests requiring a significant amount of time may also include a charge for the employee's time in addition to copying fees.
Please email your Public Records Request form to Grace McNeil at email@example.com or drop it off at Creswell City Hall.
Payments for Public Records Requests may be made in person at Creswell City Hall. We accept cash, cards, checks, and money orders.
If you would like to pay for your Public Records Request over the phone, you may call Xpress Bill Pay at 1-800-720-6847 and have them apply your payment under receipt code #1102.
The City of Creswell does not fulfill Lane County Sheriff's Office public records request. If you are looking for an LCSO public record, please visit the LCSO Police Report & Inicident Log Requests portal.
The City of Creswell has seven elected officials; the Mayor and six City Councilors. The Mayor is elected to serve a two year term and City Councilors are elected to serve a four year term. City Elections must conform to State Law except as provided per the City Charter or City Ordinances. All elections for City officials are non-partisan.
In accordance with ORS 93.643 the City is required to record certain liens in the County Clerk’s office or provide access by an online electronic medium. As of March 6, 2017 9:00am PST, the City of Creswell contracts with the Net Asset Corporation to provide internet access to a system called Conduits. This is a fee based service that most subscribers such as title companies, escrow agents, financial institutions, and real estate professionals utilize in performing searches as part of real estate transactions.
The current lien search fee is $25.00 for each property search performed.
If you need one time, or infrequent searches, it is recommended that you contact a title company to perform the search for you.
The Creswell Municipal Code contains all of the ordinances adopted by the Creswell City Council. The municipal code is available for review at City Hall or by filling out the Records Request Form