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    Clerk of Council

    Clerk of Council
    (434) 455-3990
     (434) 847-1536



    The Clerk of Council 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 Clerk of Council is one of three positions appointed by City Council, the other two being the City Manager and City Attorney.

    The Clerk of Council 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
    • ensuring that all official records, including minutes, ordinances and resolutions, are available for public inspection 
    • maintaining a listing of all City Council appointments to its Boards and Commissions
    • managing proclamation requests approved by the Mayor (Proclamation Request Guidelines)

    Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Conflict of Interests Act (COIA) Forms:


    VMCA IIMC The Clerk is a member 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.