City Clerk & Clerk of Council

The City Clerk is appointed by Council and serves as its secretary. The Clerk prepares and distributes the docket for Council meetings and keeps minutes. Citizens may listen to or purchase an audio tape of any City Council meeting from the City Clerk.The Clerk is responsible for the custody and use of the Corporate Seal.

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The City Clerk keeps a record of the proceedings of meetings of Council and keeps a record of all approved ordinances and resolutions and reports presented to Council for consideration. All of these records are public records and open to inspection.

The Office of the City Clerk is responsible for the production and distribution of dockets and supporting materials for Council meetings. The public may access the dockets for current and past meetings below. The Office of the City Clerk also has a limited number of paper copies available to the public for convenience.

Members of City Council and certain other employees and members of boards and commissions are required to file semi-annual Statements of Economic Interests with the City Clerk.

Boards and Commissions

The Office of the City Clerk is responsible for receiving applications for Council consideration for appointments to City boards and commissions. Position vacancies are advertised through Enews, the City’s cable TV channel and on the City’s website. Applicants for vacancies may obtain application forms and further information by calling the Office of the City Clerk and Clerk of Council at 703.746.4550. Applications are also available for completion on-line.

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Contact Information:

City Clerk & Clerk of Council
301 King Street, Room 2300
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel. No.: 703.746.4550
Fax No.: 703.838.6433
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