The Tooele County Clerk performs and oversees many different duties for the county, including record keeping, election administration, and some support services useful to citizens such as providing passports and marriage licenses (and even performing marriages).
Record-keeping duties are mostly for the county commission or council. For commissions and councils, the Clerk records and keeps agendas and minutes – specifically votes taken and ordinances enacted.
One of the larger Clerk roles is to serve as the local election officer. In this role, the Clerk oversees all elections (federal, state, city, and county, to include primaries, general, and special elections). Duties include providing citizens with election notices and instructions, coordinating election equipment, supplies, and facilities, and to oversee and certify election totals and results. The Clerk can also make recommendations to commissions and councils regarding any changes to voting precincts.
Finally, you will also see that the Clerk’s office is repository for lots of other information you can see if in the menu bar to the right.
Currently, Marilyn Gillette is serving as County Clerk for Tooele County.
Here’s a video that gives you a really good idea of what a county clerk does.