Sheri Pierce, MMC
City Clerk E-mail
Allie Ferko, CMC
Deputy City Clerk & Public Information Officer
Deputy City Clerk E-mail
Records Manager E-mail
212 Chenega Ave.
Valdez, AK 99686
Clerk: (907) 834-3408
Deputy: (907) 834-3468
Records: (907) 834-3457
Fax: (907) 835-2992
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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
The deputy city clerk serves as the public information officer and social media manager for the city and is responsible for disseminating information to the media and public as needed.
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, 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.
Thu, Jan. 31
Public Accommodation Q4 Quarterly Tax Return Reminder
Tue, Apr. 30
Public Accommodation Q1 Quarterly Tax Return Reminder
Wed, Jul. 31
Public Accommodation Q2 Quarterly Tax Return Reminder
2019 City Energy Assistance Program
Register @ City Hall Nov 1 - Dec 31 during regular business hours. Extended hours until 7pm on Nov 28th & Dec 28th. All applicants must provide a copy of a recent utility bill & valid ID. Commercial applicants must provide a copy of COV business license.
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2019 Senior Citizen & Disabled Veteran Property Tax Exemption Program
Real property owned as a permanent primary residence by senior citizens (65 years by 12/31/18) and disabled veterans (50% or more rating) may qualify for the City property tax exemption program. Applications must be submitted annually by Jan. 15th @ 5pm.
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