Parade Permit (30 Days Notice)
Block Party Permit (30 Days Notice)
Public Assembly Permit (30 Days Notice)

Permits for 400 Block Signs and San Benito Street Banners are taken each calendar year in January. Slots fill up quickly, but you can always check with us to see if we have an open slot.

400 Block Sign Permit 
San Benito Street Permit

City Clerk

Thomas A. Graves, MMC, City Clerk
Office: Hollister City Hall, 375 Fifth Street, Hollister, CA 95023
Phone: (831) 636-4300 x16
tom.graves@hollister.ca.gov

The City Clerk's Office is a major link in the chain between our elected officials and the public. The City Clerk's Office prepares and distributes agendas and City Council meeting packets. The City Clerk also attends and records the proceedings for City Council meetings and other advisory body meetings, as required. The City Clerk's office also executes, seals, and distributes resolutions, ordinances, and contracts or agreements after such meetings.

City Elections are coordinated by the City Clerk’s Office. The City Clerk’s Office also handles Fair Political Practices Commission disclosure filings for the City Council, City Officers, Planning Commission, Airport Advisory Commission, Appeals Hearing Board, and designated employees.

The City Clerk’s Office maintains the municipal code, administers oaths of office, and maintains the official City seal, in addition to publishing and posting City legal notices. The City Clerk’s Office receives legal documents for the City, claims against the City, and opens major Public Works bids.

For more information contact Thomas A. Graves, CMC, City Clerk at (831) 636-4300 x16 or cityclerk@hollister.ca.gov. City Clerk's office is located at City Hall, 375 Fifth Street.

District 4 City Council Vacancy

Applications will be accepted from interested candidates 18 years and older, residing in the City of Hollister City Council District 4, for City Councilmember from Tuesday, March 21, 2017, through Friday, April 7, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. Applications must include a Cover Letter and a Resume, and may be submitted via email to coh-cityclerk@Hollister.ca.gov or in person at the City Clerk’s Office, City Hall, 375 5th St., Hollister, CA 95023. Interested parties may also telephone the City Clerk, Tom Graves,  at 831-636-4300, X-16 for questions.

Tentatively, interviews will be conducted on April 17, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. City Councilmembers will deliberate from 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The successful candidate will be announced on or after the hour of 6:30 p.m. on April 17, 2017.

Please note that the interview schedule and announcement of the successful candidate are subject to change.

Contact:
Tom Graves, MMC
City Clerk
636-4300 x 16

Ordinance NO. 1131, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HOLLISTER AMENDING AND RESTATING CHAPTER 5.42 “MEDICAL CANNABIS FACILITIES REGULATORY PERMIT” TO TITLE 5 “BUSINESS LICENSES AND REGULATIONS” OF THE HOLLISTER MUNICIPAL CODE

Ordinance No. 1131 Medical Cannabis Facilities Regulatory Permit (PDF File 141KB)
Resolution 2017-36 - Adoption of Administrative Procedure for the Issuance of Medical Cannabis Facilities Regulatory Permits and Operation of Medical Cannabis Facilities (PDF File 2MB)

Senate Bill 272

Approved on October 11, 2015, SB 272 adds a section to the California Public Records Act requiring local agencies to create a catalog of Enterprise Systems by July 1, 2016 with annual updates.

Enterprise System

A software application or computer system that collects, stores, exchanges and analyzes information that the agency uses that is both of the following:

A multi-departmental system or a system that contains information collected about the public.
A system that serves as an original source of data within an agency.

An Enterprise System does not include any of the following:

Information Technology security systems, including firewalls and other cybersecurity systems.
Physical access control systems, employee identification management systems, video monitoring and other physical control systems.
Infrastructure and mechanical control systems, including those that control or manage street lights, electrical, natural gas or water or sewer functions.
Systems related to 911 dispatch and operation or emergency services.
Systems that would be restricted from disclosure by Section 6254.19.
The specific records that the information technology system collects, stores, exchanges or analyzes.

Requirements

1. Create a catalog of enterprise systems, containing:

Current system vendor
Current system product
System’s purpose
A description of categories or types of data
The department that is the prime custodian of the data
The frequency that system data is collected
The frequency that system data is updated

2. To make the catalog publicly available upon request

3. To post the catalog in a prominent location on the agency’s website

Exception

If the public interest served by not disclosing the information described clearly outweighs the public interest served by disclosure, the local agency may instead provide a system name, brief title or identifier of the system.

SB272 Enterprise Systems Catalog for City of Hollister (PDF File 33KB)