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The City Recorder serves as the clerk of the City Council and Water Commission and is responsible for attending all City Council meetings and preparing official minutes.  The Recorder is responsible for preparation of the City Council agenda, maintaining ordinance and resolution records, prepares official meeting and legal notices and processes and maintains all official documents and minutes of the city.  As clerk of the board of water commissioners, the City Recorder is the custodian of all official documents, papers and records thereof. The City Recorder also serves as the City Elections Officer and Records Manager.

ATTENTION: The City of Medford has upgraded to a new Public Records Request system. By clicking the link below, you will be routed to our new Public Records Request portal where you can create a request, monitor updates, and communicate with City staff regarding an active request. To submit a request, you will need to create an account and provide an email address. If you have any questions regarding this change, please contact the City Recorderís Office at (541) 774-2017 or

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Frequently Asked Questions

Birth Certificates
Refer to: State of Oregon Vital Records, PO Box 14050 Portland, OR 97293-0050 - Phone 971-673-1190  
Deeds or Legal Documents
refer to: Jackson County Clerk's Office, Recording Section, 2nd Floor, 10 S. Oakdale  541-774-6152
Elections Info
For information pertaining to the Mayor and City Council of the City of Medford contact the City Recorder's office at (541)774-2017. 

For all other election questions contact Jackson County Elections Office, 1101 W. Main Street, Suite 201  (541) 774-6148.
Marriage Licenses
Refer to: Jackson County Clerk, Room 114, 10 S. Oakdale  541-774-6153

Refer to: Jackson County Assessor's Office, 3rd Floor, 10 S. Oakdale  541-774-6059

Refer to: Jackson County Assessor's Office, 3rd Floor, 10 S. Oakdale  541-774-6059
Additional Department Information

City Recorder Contacts

411 W. 8th Street, Room 310
Medford, OR 97501
Phone: (541) 774-2017
Fax: (541) 618-1700
Contact: Acting City Recorder Winnie Shepard, CMC
Email: Subscribe
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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