City Clerk

Tonia Lewis was elected by the City of Fontana voters as City Clerk for a four-year term in November 2018. Her current term will expire in November 2022.

City Clerk Tonia Lewis works with Deputy City Clerk Ashton R. Gout, who is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the office. The Deputy City Clerk is appointed by the City Manager and is the custodian of the official records of the City of Fontana. The Deputy City Clerk manages the Citywide Records Management Program.

Now accepting applications to fill the  unscheduled vacancy on the Parks, Community and Human Services Commission

Click here to view the official notice (PDF) regarding the unscheduled vacancy on the Parks, Community and Human Services Commission.

NOTICE (PDF) is hereby given that the Mayor and City Council are accepting applications from citizens who are interested in being appointed to the Parks, Community and Human Services Commission.

The City of Fontana encourages residents to apply for a position on the Parks, Community, and Human Services Commission to fill an unscheduled vacancy due to the passing of Commissioner McGinnis. Applications (PDF) will be accepted in the City Clerk's Office through     January 4, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. 

Residents who are eager to get involved and have a passion for promoting the value of ‘community’ are asked to apply by completing an application (PDF). Applications are available in the City Clerk’s Office, located at City Hall, 8353 Sierra Avenue, Fontana, CA 92335 or can be found here (PDF).

Per the Fontana Municipal Code, Section 2-341.5, the following is a list of minimum qualifications for service on a City board and commission: 

  1. Resident of the City of Fontana
  2. Not currently an officer of or employed by the City of Fontana
  3. Appointment would not violate any term limits applicable to the position sought
  4. Never been convicted of a felony


Responsibilities

The City Clerk’s Office is responsible for:

  • Preparing agendas and minutes for all City Council meetings
  • Processing all public records requests, subpoenas, claim forms, agreements / contracts, resolutions, and ordinances.
  • Receiving and opening bids for city projects
  • Maintaining the Municipal Code for the City
  • Election Administration
  • Processing board commission applications for appointment
  • Campaign Disclosure and Economic Interest reports filings


The City Clerk’s Office also serves as the City’s filing officer for campaign statements and conflict of interest statements as required by the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC). The Deputy City Clerk is the election filing officer and is responsible for coordinating all city elections.