Mary Lynn 
Deputy Clerk

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
Monday through Friday
Telephone:  269-469-1500
After hours extension:  10
Facsimile:  269-469-7917



Clerk Associations:

Internat'l Inst. Mun. Clerks

Mich. Assoc. Mun. Clerks

Berrien County Clerks Assoc.


Office of City Clerk


City Clerk is an administrative officer of the City, and Clerk of the Council, under the direct supervision of the City Manager.  The City Clerk is the custodian of the official seal of the City, and is responsible execution of official documents.  The City Clerk is also responsible for:

  1. Elections
  2. Meeting Administration
  3. Records Management
  4. Management of Legal Instruments
  5. FOIA Coordinator


The City Clerk is responsible for all other duties as assigned by the City Charter, state law, City Ordinances, resolutions of the City Council, or instructions from the City Manager.



FOIA LAW changes take effect July 1, 2015

There have been changes made to the Michigan Freedom of Information Act, Public Act 442 of 1976 which will take effect July 1, 2015. Please find more information listed below. You can also find this on the City Clerk's part of the website. If you have any questions, please contact the City Clerk at 269-469-1500 or


Michigan Freedom of Information Act

FOIA Summary

FOIA Procedures & Guidelines


Affidavit of Indigency




The City of New Buffalo is seeking Elections Inspectors for upcoming elections.  As an Election Inspector you will:

  • Earn up to $100 per day
  • Receive paid training
  • Meet new and interesting people in the New Buffalo community.

For more information and to apply, click here or contact the Deputy Clerk at (269) 469-1500.


This page last updated on 8/5/2016.

New Buffalo City Hall | 224 W Buffalo St | New Buffalo, MI 49117 | Telephone: 269-469-1500 | City webmail

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