West Burlington City Clerk Kelly D. Fry


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Contact Information:

City of West Burlington
Attn: City Clerk's Office
122 Broadway Street West Burlington, IA 52655

Phone: (319)752-5451 ext. 103
Fax:      (319)752-8425
Email:   fryk@westburlington.org


City Hall Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

City Clerk's Responsibilities:

  • Issue Licenses and Permits (Tree Services, Pawnbroker, Taxi/Vehicle for Hire, Auction/Tag Sales, Liquor License, Right-of-Way Use)
  • Attend and Record the Official Minutes of all Regular and Special Meetings of the City Council
  • Prepare Informational packets for Council and Staff
  • Maintain City Records including Ordinances and City Codes, Resolutions, Minutes, Project Files and Correspondence
  • Publish and Certify Official Proceedings as required by the Code of Iowa
  • Perform Duties Related to City Elections
  • Reconcile Monthly Bank Statements and Provide Council with a Monthly Financial Report
  • Coordinate Workers Compensation Reporting
  • Assist with Preparation of Annual Budget
  • Assist City Administrator and Mayor
  • Oversee Daily Operations of the Utility Billing Department and Reception Desk
  • Serve as Secretary to the Planning and Zoning Commission
  • Serve as Secretary to the Board of Adjustment

Association and Organization Involvement:

  • Member of the International and Iowa Municipal Professionals Association
  • Member of the Iowa League of Cities
  • Past Secretary and Current Vice President of Southeast Iowa City Clerk's Association
  • Alternate Representative on the Des Moines County GIS Commission
  • Currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Greater Burlington Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Notary Public, State of Iowa
  • Graduate of the following:
    • West Burlington High School
    • Southeastern Community College
    • Iowa Municipal Leadership Academy
    • Iowa Municipal Clerk Certification Program
    • Iowa Municipal Finance Officer Certification Program
    • Greater Burlington Leadership Program

Current Conditions:



Humidity: 94%
Wind: SE at 22 mph

Latest News

  • August 8th, Construction will start

    Starting Wednesday August 8th, Construction will start on Mt Pleasant Street from Gear Avenue to Roosevelt Avenue. The first phase of the project will consist of closing the north most 16’ of roadway surface and reducing lanes to two 12’ lanes on the southern portion of the street. Access will be...