City Clerk

Responsibilities
The City Clerk and Assistant City Clerk are responsible for the following duties:
  • Prepares the council meeting agendas
  • Records minutes of council meetings
  • Authenticates and records all ordinances and resolutions
  • Ensures timely and accurate codification of the city Code of Ordinances
  • Certifies the validity of city documents for court evidence
  • Attests to signatures on contracts and proclamations
  • Applies the city seal when appropriate
  • Administers oaths of office
  • Maintains a record of membership on all council appointed boards and commissions
  • Works with the Jackson County Board of Elections Commissioners in the handling of elections for the city
  • Serve as the custodian of records for the city
  • Serves as a notary public of the State of Missouri
Additional Information
The City Clerk and Assistant City Clerk report directly to the City Administrator and Assistant City Administrator respectively, and provide executive support to both as well as the Mayor and City Council.