The City Clerk is directly elected by the citizens and is responsible under Section 620 and 621 of the City Charter to serve as the custodian of the City Seal and to keep the record of proceedings of the City Council including ordinances, resolutions, and minutes. In addition, the City Clerk provides information to citizens and City departments as well as support services to City departments as required.


Rebecca_Poirier_1Rebecca Poirier, City Clerk  E-mail
3031 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, Calif. 90503
Phone: (310) 618-2870
Fax: (310) 618-2931



The City Clerk attends all Council meetings as Clerk of the Council, is responsible for the safekeeping of all the official records of the City, and is keeper of the City Seal. The City Clerk is filing officer for Conflict of Interest and Campaign Statements, conducts municipal elections, maintains the Torrance Municipal Code, and attests all City documents.


The City Clerk's Office is the:

  • Driver for open and transparent government
  • Caretaker and custodian of public records
  • Steward for the elections process
  • Ambassador to and the conduit for the democratic processes of the City

We balance the public's need to know with the individual's right to privacy.