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Clerk of Council
Valeria P. Chambers, MMC
Kyna Thomas, MBA, CMC
The City Clerk is responsible for recording the proceedings and preserving the records of City Council, notifying the public of City Council meeting dates and actions, and coordinating meetings and activities for City Council. The City Clerk is one of three positions appointed by City Council - the other two being the City Manager and City Attorney. The Clerk appoints a Deputy Clerk to assist in the day to day operation of the Clerk's Office.
The City Clerk is also responsible for:
- preparation of an agenda for every City Council meeting,
- providing supplements to the City Code,
- affixing the official Seal of the City to all official documents, and
- ensuring that all official records, including minutes, ordinances and resolutions, are available for public inspection.
The City Clerk maintains a listing of all City Council appointments to its Boards and Commissions.
The City Clerk also manages proclamation requests approved by the Mayor. (Proclamation Request Guidelines)
Lynchburg, VA 24504
Telephone: (434) 455-3990
Fax: (434) 847-1536
The Clerk and Deputy Clerk are members of the
Virginia Municipal Clerks Association , the International Institute of Municipal Clerks, and the Virginia Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators and have the opportunity to pursue certification.
Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and
Conflict of Interests Act (COIA) Forms:
Guides for completing disclosure forms can be found at: