City Clerk

City Clerk Mission Statement

The mission of the City Clerk’s Office is to provide efficient, professional services through the Smart City automation process. To ensure that the City Clerk empowers, educates and engages the citizens by being effective in the legislative process; by serving as the Custodian of Records; by assuring conformance with the State of Maryland Open Meeting Law; and by implementing all municipal elections. Although, the City Clerk serves at the pleasure of the City Council, the City Clerk works with all branches of the government 

City Clerk Vision Statement



To build a community based on public trust in government and bring respect and dignity to the City and citizens we serve. To seek innovative technology to enhance the quality of service to citizens. Develop and utilize opportunities for personal and professional growth. Learn from experiences, achievements and mistakes. Our values are proactive and forward thinking, accurate and efficient, open, neutral, and impartial.


 Responsibilities


The City Clerk's office is responsible for providing the following specific services related to the actions of the Mayor and City Council:
  

  • Maintains the City's official records, including but not limited to Seat Pleasant's Charter and Code
  • Preparation for all Council Meetings (Council Meetings, Special Council Meetings, Council Work Session, and Council Public Sessions) including all agendas and minutes related to these meetings
  • Archiving City Council documents, official proceedings, ordinances, and resolutions
  • Providing notifications to the public per the City's Charter
  • Publicizing of legal notices
  • Recording official documents
  • Citizen inquiries, including Public Information Act Requests Public Information Act