As outlined in Chapter 79 of the Missouri Revised Statutes the City Clerk shall keep a journal of the proceedings of the board of aldermen, maintain all pertinent records and papers belonging to the city, shall be the general accountant, and administer official oaths. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: Licenses, Permits, and Releases of Information.
The responsibilities of the City Clerk:
- General accounting
- Takes meeting minutes at Board of Aldermen meetings
- Prepares agendas
- Prepares ordinates
- Monthly financial reports
- Maintain all pertinent records and belongings pertaining to City Hall
- Administer all official oaths
Release of Information
Official requests are processed through the City Clerk; if copies are requested then costs include research and reprographic time, plus 10 cents per page.