City Clerk

The City Clerk performs administrative and management work in service as Clerk to City Council. As such the clerk sets and posts meeting notices, completes documentation for the council, keeps complete records of all council meetings;  directs records management and City Code maintenance; administers the licensing of businesses, taxi cab operators, child care operators, animals, beer, wine and alcohol and enforcement of the same. The clerk issues permits for various activities including alcohol catering, mobile food units, temporary merchants and solicitors, individual and commercial park use. The clerk also directs the conduct of municipal elections for the City; manages public records requests and retains legal documents including ordinances and resolutions, land deeds, vehicle titles, and contracts; works with the public to answer questions regarding the Jerome Municipal Code and all city records and strives to make all required records available and transparent. The clerk also acts as the city ADA Coordinator. 

City Council Chambers are opened to the public at this time.  Council meetings are held in person and accessible via Zoom.  See agendas for more information.

Bernadette Coderniz

Bernadette Coderniz
152 E Avenue A
Jerome, ID 83338
(208)324-8189 ext. 105
Fax - (208)324-8204

Office hours:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Monday - Friday

Voter Information:

For voter registration or requesting absentee ballots, please contact the Jerome County Elections office  (208)644-2715

City Offices up for Election in 2021:

Mayor (1 position for a 4-year term) and Councilman (2 positions each for a 4-year term)

Important Dates to Remember:

Oct. 8 - Last day to pre-reigster to vote (contact County Elections office)

Oct. 22 - Mail-in absentee ballot requests must be received by 5:00 p.m. by the County Clerk

Oct. 29 - Last day for in-person absentee voting or early voting ending at 5:00 p.m. (contact County Elections office)

Nov. 2 - Election Day!