The Village Clerk is subject to the direction and control of the Mayor. However, state law imposes numerous responsibilities upon the clerk, which the clerk has an independent responsibility to perform.
Most of the village clerk’s duties are:
- Village Minutes
- Oath of Office
- Local Legislation
- Order to Pay Claims
- Transmitting Funds
- Maintaining postings
- Custody & Production of Books and Records
- Filing, publishing notices relating to resolutions, local laws, public meetings, open meetings.
- Serving as point of contact for citizens with questions about the village.
- Acting as liaison between citizens and the village board of trustees