Jean M. Ayala

City Clerk

Jean M. Ayala
Contact
Tel: 626-960-4011, Ext. 466
Fax: 626-337-2965
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Term: November 2018 – November 2022*

Division Contact Info
Lourdes Morales
Tel: 626-960-4011, Ext. 466
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Biography

Jean M. Ayala was elected as City Clerk for the City of Baldwin Park, California in November 2018. Ms. Ayala is a lifelong resident of the City of Baldwin Park. She is a veteran tenured teacher of 26 years with the Baldwin Park Unified School District. Ms. Ayala is a product of area schools and has always valued education. She always viewed public service as a part of her. Prior to her election as City Clerk, Ms. Ayala served two terms as a City Commissioner for the City of Baldwin Park in the Recreation and Community Services Department.

Ms. Ayala is a dedicated and well-respected member of the Baldwin Park Community. She has taught thousands of students in our community. Ms. Ayala is a proud graduate of Loyola Marymount University where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies, with an emphasis in Elementary Education and a Masters of Education degree in School Administration. She also possesses a Bilingual Cross Cultural, Language and Academic Development Credential from the State of California.
Ms. Ayala values the community that has been her home her entire life. She appreciates the residents and community. Ms. Ayala promotes transparency and accessibility through the City Clerk’s Office.

Functions
 
The City Clerk Jean M. Ayala is elected to a four-year term and works with the City Clerk Office, that is responsible for the day-to-day operations. 
 
MISSION STATEMENT
 
“To be ever mindful of our neutrality and impartiality by rendering equal service to all with emphasis on ethics, integrity, and professionalism."
 
The Baldwin Park City Clerk’s Department serves as a partner in democracy and is committed to quality customer service, innovation, easy access to public records, and comprehensive use of resources by:
  • Working together to ensure the City Council, Chief Executive Officer and City staff serve with the community with openness and integrity.
  • Providing professional and courteous customer service.
  • Ensuring the legislative process including City elections, City Council and Commission meeting are open and public.
  • Providing access to complete and accurate public information.
  • Reporting and preserving the history of the City in a fair and impartial manner.
The City Council Agenda is available by 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, prior to the regularly scheduled meeting. The Baldwin Park City Council meets every first and third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m., at Baldwin Park City Hall, Council Chamber, 14403 E. Pacific Avenue, unless otherwise noted.
 
Minutes of each City Council meeting are approved by the City Council at their next regularly scheduled meeting and will posted on the city’s website upon approval by the Council.
 
Claims Against the City may be made by completing a Claim Form and returning the original signed copy to the City Clerk’s Department. Claims take approximately 4-6 weeks to process.
 
Commission members are appointed by the Mayor and City Council to serve on the Housing Commission, Personnel Commission, Planning Commission, and the Recreation & Community Services Commission.
 
Elections are held every two years, on the odd year, with two Councilmembers and the Mayoral seat up for consideration. The next election will be held on November 3, 2020.