The primary function of the City Clerks function is supporting the legislative matters and decisions of Council.  This includes the following:

  • prepare and distribute Council meeting agendas
  • record and preserve minutes of Council meetings
  • prepare, maintain and preserve all City bylaws and make copies available to the public
  • administer oaths, take and receive affidavits and affirmations required to be taken under oath
  • maintain custody of the City Seal
  • signing authority for contracts and agreements

Other responsibilities of this department include property management; the construction/maintenance of civic buildings; and, preparation for local government elections.