If you're not familiar with the work of city clerks in Minnesota, here are just a few of the duties that clerks may perform in Minnesota cities:
- Election administration
- Agenda preparation
- Meeting minute-taking
- Records retention
- Financial management
- Ordinance and resolution maintenance
- Historical records preservation
- Permit processing
- Data practices compliance
... And of course, in many Minnesota cities the clerk is the primary administrator!
That kind of to-do list makes being a city clerk both a rewarding career and a big responsibility. So again, we want to say "thank you" for your work, this week and every week of the year. We see the difference you make in your communities every day.