Claims Against the City

Claims against the City for bodily injury, property damage and incidents involving possible City negligence are investigated by specialized personnel.  Claims investigators document and collect evidence to determine the potential for legal liability and make recommendations to the City Attorney.

Claim forms can be obtained by calling the City Clerk's office at (707) 746-4200, picking up a form from the City Clerk's office located at 250 East "L" Street or by downloading the linked "Claim Form".  Please note that forms must be returned via mail or hand delivered to the City Clerk's office.  They cannot be filed electronically.