Duties of this Office


The duties of this office are set by the City Charter and through City Ordinances. Although tasks vary, three specific "hats" are worn:

CITY RECORDER
  • Facilitates public relations between the citizens and the City
  • Maintains record management for all city departments
  • Serves as Clerk to the City Council
  • Maintains accurate records of all business proceedings of the Council
  • Acts as custodian for City ordinances, resolutions, deeds, & contracts
  • Issues and records all cemetery deeds
  • Maintains City Charter and Municipal Code
  • Maintains official records for the City (dating back to 1854)
  • Facilitates the City’s portion of liquor license applications and renewals


  • TREASURER
  • Serves as the City’s investment officer, managing the city’s portfolio
  • Performs daily banking and cash management
  • Serves as an ex-officio member of the Audit Committee
  • Holds the authority to audit accounting records
  • Handles accounting for the Local Improvement District (LID) liens
  • Organizes monthly billing, noticing & recording of liens with Jackson County


  • ELECTIONS OFFICER
  • Assists candidates as they run for office
  • Provides election information to citizens
  • Works closely with the County during election years



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