The City Council appoints the municipal clerk. The clerk and her staff work for the legislative body. The clerk administers the City Council's offices and serves as a conduit to the administration, the public, and other agencies for the City Council.
Mandated Duties of the City Clerk
The city clerk is responsible for:
- Acting as the custodian of the city seal and the official records of the city
- Publishing all legal documents as required by law
- Recording and attesting to documents and codifying ordinances
- Recording, filing, indexing, and safekeeping all proceedings of the council
- Serving as registrar of the city and being responsible for calling for and supervising all city elections
As of December 20, 2016, the city clerk also oversees the front office of city hall. Two friendly customer service representatives staff the front office and accept utility and property tax payments, address city account inquiries, process energy assistance registration, accept forms and applications, notary public services and provide general informational assistance to our residents and visitors.
To provide municipal election services, maintain the official records of all City Council proceedings, and perform other state and municipal statutory duties for elected officials, voters, city departments, and the public, in order that they may be guaranteed fair and impartial elections and open access to information and the legislative process.
On October 11, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. the Planning and Zoning Commission will take comment on a Conditional Use Permit application for an LPG storage tank to be located at 1625 Mineral Creek Loop Road (Tract A, USS 455, Plat 92-6) (Petro Star Inc.). Read on...
On October 11, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. the Planning and Zoning Commission will take public comments on a side yard setback variance at 341 Mendeltna Street, Lot 13, Block 8, Mineral Creek Subdivision (First Baptist Church). Read on...
The City of Valdez intends to sell 4 vessels, located at the Valdez Harbor North Basin and Storage Yard, pursuant to Valdez Municipal Code Title 11.04.130.H. The deadline to submit sealed bids to the Harbor Office is October 2nd at Noon. Read on...