City Clerk

Germaine McClellan Key was appointed on March 22, 2022, by the City of Fontana City Council as City Clerk to fill the seat until the November 2022 election results are certified.

City Clerk Germaine McClellan Key works with Deputy City Clerk Ashton R. Arocho, MMC. Deputy City Clerk  Arocho, 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.


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.