Clerk

The City Clerk's Department is responsible for maintaining current and accurate registration of voters; supervising and conducting all school, city, state, and national elections; issuing all licenses required by city ordinance, recording all actions, resolutions and ordinances of the city council; and to examine and verify all accounts and claims against the city.

Other services performed by this department include answering general telephone inquiries. The clerk's office also provides for a recording secretary for the City Council meetings, Board of Public Works, Shopping Area Redevelopment Board, Zeeland Hospital Authority and the Economic Development Authority meetings. This department provides clerical assistance to the Mayor and City Manager.  All cemetery records are maintained by the Clerk's office, Business licenses may be obtained from the clerk, and documents can be Notarized here, as long as the document is signed in front of the Notary Public and proper ID must be shown at the time of signing.

The clerk's office is staffed by the City Clerk and Deputy Clerk.

The City Clerk's Department may be found on the second floor of City Hall.  They may be reached at 616-772-6400 extension 1200 or you may email us at clerk@cityofzeeland.com.


                                                                          Staff
Pamela Holmes, City Clerk
Cindy Humphrey, Administrative Assistant

                                                                   2018 Elections
May 8, 2018 (Special Election)
August 7, 2018 (State Primary)
November 6, 2018 (General Election)

For more information on your registration status, polling place, issues that will appear on your ballot, absentee voting process and more, please visit the Michigan Voter Information Center at www.Michigan.gov/vote  or call 772-6400 x1200 or email Clerk@cityofzeeland.com.

Last Day to Register to Vote is 30 days prior to an Election 

  • Absentee ballot applications available at City Clerk's Office.
  • Absentee ballot applications will be automatically mailed to all voters included on our    Permanent Absentee Voter Mailing List approximately 5-6 weeks prior to the election.  You may call to be  included on this list.
  • Last Day for filing an application for Absentee Ballot to be mailed is the Saturday prior to election day at the City Clerk's Office - generally open from 12 Noon - 2 p.m.  
  • Every Ballot returned to the Clerk's office by the close of polls on Election day will be counted.