City Clerk


The City Clerk and Deputy 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 (To request a proclamation, click here.)
  • 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's Office provides executive support to the Mayor and City Council.

City Council Minutes, Resolutions, and Ordinances are accessible online. City Council records prior to 2015 are retained in the City Clerk’s office, please submit a Public Records Request to obtain these records.