The City Clerk’s Office is a department of two employees – the city clerk and a deputy city clerk. The position of city clerk is appointed by the city council in accordance with Iowa Code Chapter 372.13 §3, and is to maintain city records and perform other duties prescribed by state or city law. These records include all council proceedings, resolutions, ordinances, council minutes, and all other documents relating to city business.
The city clerk prepares the Council agendas from information provided by city department heads, council and mayor. The City Clerk’s Office supervises the regulation and the issuance of various required city licenses and permits, and maintains a register of said licenses as required by the Code of Ordinances of the City of Eldon, Iowa.