city clerk


Definition of city clerk

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

Examples of city clerk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Detroit city clerk seat and proposals — as well as some interesting races and ballot questions in the suburbs — were also up for grabs. Miriam Marini, Detroit Free Press, 2 Nov. 2021 McCormack’s supervisor, town and city clerk Noel F. McGregor Jr., notified the city’s chief auditor of the discipline on Wednesday, according to an email provided to the Hartford Courant. Rebecca Lurye,, 23 Sep. 2021 Georgia Stanford, New Berlin's city clerk in charge of elections, said cities will get a jump start on sharing information with voters before Jan. 1, assuming the county's approval timelines holds. Jim Riccioli, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 16 Oct. 2021 Jennifer Stallings, city clerk, said the last time the council addressed liquor license fees was 2018, and the complimentary service license did not exist then. Steve Lord,, 31 Aug. 2021 This year our tree lighting ceremony will be in memory of Beth Cheeks, city manager and former city clerk for the City of Talladega. Mary Colurso |, al, 4 Dec. 2020 The council heard an update on the Interstate 5 North Coast Corridor program, and changed city code to allow the city clerk’s position to remain vacant until the next general election. Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, 19 Sep. 2021 In Dearborn, Arab Americans have been asking the city clerk for an Arabic-language ballot and other assistance such as a drop box in an area that is heavily Arab American. Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press, 23 July 2021 Voters can request absentee ballots by contacting the city clerk at or 410-848-4938. Kristen Griffith,, 13 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of city clerk

1656, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of city clerk was in 1656

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“City clerk.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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


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