Role & Purpose
The town clerk and the assistant town clerk serve as support to the mayor, Town Council, town manager, town engineer / director of public works, code enforcement officer, and police chief and conduct a wide variety of functions as required by the Town Code and state statutes for these departments.
The town clerk, as an appointee of the Town Council, acts as liaison between the council and citizens of the town. Their responsibilities include:
Acting as the custodian of the corporate seal of the town, which means they are required to authenticate and authorize the use of the seal
Attending all council meetings, or an assistant if necessary
Preserving official historical records
Preserving the official records and publication of the governing body’s minutes and actions