The City Clerk serves as the official custodian of the City Seal, minute books, ordinances and resolutions, contracts, the City of Mebane Code of Ordinances and other official records.
The City Clerk is responsible for recording and maintaining official actions, meetings and records of the City Council. The City Clerk also serves as a liaison between the citizens and elected officials.
The City Clerk, while providing administrative support to the City Manager, City Attorney, Mayor and City Council members, also performs a wide variety of services to encourage and document citizen interaction with their local government including:
Providing notice for meetings according to the N.C. Open Meetings Law
Archiving and preservation of permanent records
Attesting contracts and other documents
Handling inquiries and researching requests from citizens and other municipal departments
Processing public records requests
Additional duties of the City Clerk include:
Administering Oaths of Office
Respond to requests for information from the public, other municipalities, state officials, and state and federal legislative offices
Processes Deeds for City owned Cemeteries