city clerk


Definition of city clerk

: a public officer charged with recording the official proceedings and vital statistics of a city

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Additionally, officials that have been voted in — council members, the city clerk and city treasurer — would have their terms extended by one year and eight months to coincide with the realignment. Anthony Clark Carpio,, "Burbank voters to decide on 3 ballot measures in June," 30 May 2018 As of Monday, City Hall had gotten 143 emails about the incident, the city clerk’s office said. Susannah Bryan,, "Sunrise city manager keeps job despite bust-up over Bundt cake," 6 July 2018 The sixth member to take the oath, Talisin Burton, went into the city clerk’s office on June 20. David Hernandez,, "National City military advisory board has not met since it was created last year," 27 June 2018 There is sufficient time for the City Council to adopt a resolution to place the decision on the November ballot, said Sheila Cobian, city clerk services manager. Phil Diehl,, "Carlsbad voters may decide site for new civic center," 27 June 2018 Boca Raton’s city clerk is the official qualifying officer for city elections. Marci Shatzman,, "Want to run for office in Boca? Qualifying for vacant seat begins," 4 June 2018 The cards also will be available by appointment at the city clerk’s office at City Hall next week on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and semiregularly after that, as the office also ramps up city sticker sales. John Byrne,, "Emanuel launches municipal ID for undocumented immigrants, others," 26 Apr. 2018 The city sought a court order that declared the proposed measure invalid in order to relieve the city clerk and Registrar of Voters of its duties to process the initiative. David Hernandez,, "Rent-control measure qualifies for ballot; National City to dismiss lawsuit," 6 July 2018 The new process still requires at least 11 pages of paperwork and signatures from neighboring businesses, the city clerk, the assistant city attorney, the director of the public works department and a notary public. Sarah Gish, kansascity, "Will Kansas City ever be bike-friendly? The city is about to roll out a plan," 13 July 2018

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1656, in the meaning defined above

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: a public officer charged with recording the official proceedings and vital statistics of a city

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