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Sheri Pierce
Sheri Pierce, MMC
City Clerk

Allie Hendrickson
Deputy City Clerk

Shelley McMillen
Records Manager

212 Chenega Ave.
Valdez, AK  99686

Ph: (907) 834-3408
Ph: (907) 834-3468
Fax: (907) 835-2992

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
The City Council appoints the municipal clerk. The clerk and her staff work for the legislative body. The clerk administers the City Council’s offices and serves as a conduit to the administration, the public, and other agencies for the City Council.

Mandated Duties of the City Clerk

The city clerk is responsible for:
  • Acting as the custodian of the city seal and the official records of the city
  • Publishing all legal documents as required by law
  • Recording and attesting to documents and codifying ordinances
  • Recording, filing, indexing, and safekeeping all proceedings of the council
  • Serving as registrar of the city and being responsible for calling for and supervising all city elections

Additional Duties
The city clerk also serves as the public information officer for the city and is responsible for disseminating information to the media and public as needed.

Mission Statement
To provide municipal election services, maintain the official records of all City Council proceedings, and perform other state and municipal statutory duties for elected officials, voters, city departments, and the public, in order that they may be guaranteed fair and impartial elections and open access to information and the legislative process.

Public Notice: City Council Work Session & Community Reception
City Council will hold a work session with the City Manager candidates on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. in Valdez City Council Chambers. A community reception to meet the candidates will follow at 6:30 p.m. in the Civic Center conference room.
Press Release: City Council Selects Finalists in City Manager Search
At a special meeting with Slavin Management Consultants on Thursday evening, City Council selected finalists in the 2015 Valdez City Manager recruitment search. Click Here to View the Press Release...
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