City Clerk

City Clerk

Gregory Newman City Clerk

(517) 622-7920

City of Grand Ledge
310 Greenwood St.
Grand Ledge MI 48837     


Gregory Newman was appointed as City Clerk in November 1999.  Prior to serving the City of Grand Ledge, he worked as a Deputy Clerk in Williamston, Michigan.  Mr. Newman received a liberal arts education at Lansing Community College and Spring Arbor University.

The City Clerk conducts Federal, State, County and City elections, serves as the official custodian of the City Seal and all City Records, documents and laws, administers oaths of office, and registers voters.   The City Clerk oversees the codification of ordinances, maintains a comprehensive record retention program for all City documents, and certifies ordinances, resolutions, contracts, agreements, and other documents requiring the City Seal.

The City Clerk ensures the public is notified of all meetings and public hearings of the City Council and all other City boards & commissions.  The City Clerk administers the permits, deeds, certificates and other documents associated with the operation of the Oakwood Cemetery.  It is also the duty of the City Clerk to respond to requests from the public for information through the Freedom of Information Act.

To verify your voter registration information, track the status of your absentee ballot, or view your sample ballot for the upcoming election, visit the Michigan Voter Information Center.


Application for Peddlers' License can be found here.


Freedom of Information Act Public Summary, and Procedures and Guidelines

FOIA Request Form

Affidavit of Indigency


Become a Precinct Inspector for the City of Grand Ledge

If you have ever wondered how to become more active in government, there are plenty of opportunities for you that do not involve running for elected office. During an election, the City of Grand Ledge requires a staff of paid workers to work at the polls.

Precinct inspectors are paid to assist voters at the polls on Election Day. Registered voters interested in serving as election inspectors must submit an Election Inspector Application to the local clerk, Gregory Newman. In addition to their name, address and date of birth, applicants must include their political party preference and qualifications to fill the position such as education or experience.

A precinct inspector must be a registered voter of the State. They cannot be a challenger, candidate, member of a candidate's immediate family, or a member of the local Board of Canvassers. Anyone convicted of a felony or an election crime may not serve.

Precinct inspectors are covered by the federal Minimum Wage Act.

 The City Clerk will be able to answer any questions you have regarding becoming and/or being a precinct inspector.

 Why not consider helping your community and becoming more politically active by becoming a precinct inspector?