The position of the City Recorder is appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the City Council. The Recorder is responsible for maintaining and attending to the official records and actions taken by the Saratoga Springs City Council.
The Recorder maintains all ordinances, resolutions, agreements, and other official documents of the City. In addition, the Recorder serves as the City's Election Officer and is responsible to coordinate and supervise municipal elections. The Recorder is also responsible for issuing business licenses.