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152 East Avenue A, Jerome, Idaho 83338 (208)324-8189x105

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


                                City Clerk - Bernadette Gomes                                             


The office of 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, and keeps complete records of all council meetings.

The clerk also 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; issues permits for various activities including alcohol catering, mobile food units, transient merchants and solicitors, and for individual and commercial park use; directs the conduct of municipal elections for the City; acts as the City ADA Coordinator; manages public records requests and retains legal documents including ordinances and resolutions, land deeds, vehicle titles, and contracts.  The clerk 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 office of the city clerk is responsible for the performance of administrative and management work in service as Clerk to the City Council. Responsibilities also include records management for all city documents and City Code maintenance.
Business licenses including alcoholic beverage license, childcare license, transient merchant and solicitors license, fireworks stand license, and mobile home park license are managed and can be obtained through the city clerk.
The city clerk prepares all city council agendas and minutes for distribution and records.
To contac the Jerome City Clerk you may call (208) 324-8189 extension 105 or e-mail sfraser@ci.jerome.id.us

To contact the Jerome City Clerk you may call (208) 324-8189 extension 105 or e-mail bgomes@ci.jerome.id.us.

City Council Minutes

City Council Agenda


Voter Information

Answers to frequently asked questions:

-You must live within the city limits for at least thirty (30) days prior to election day and be at least eighteen (18) years of age to vote in a city election.

-If a qualified elector moves outside city limits with the intention of making the new residence their permanent home, they are no longer a city resident and cannot vote in city elections.  Having rental property or owning a business in the city does not qualify you to vote in city elections.

-If you change your name (marriage is the most common reason) or your address you must re-register to vote.

-Every elector who registers to vote is required to swear under oath or affirmation that he/she is a citizen of the United States


2017 General Election Information - Election Day November 7, 2017

Congratulations to Mayor David M. Davis, Councilman Bob Culver and Councilman Jason Peterson, all of whom were re-elected to office for a term of four years!


Be sure to register to vote with the Jerome County Clerk by October 13th.  After that date you must register at your polling place.  Call 644-2715 to make sure you are registered and identify your polling place or visit the Jerome County website for more information.


Click here to read on the history of the position of City Clerk.