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Sheri Pierce, MMC
City Clerk

Allie Ferko, CMC
Deputy City Clerk & Public Information Officer

Shelley McMillen
Records Manager

212 Chenega Ave.
Valdez, AK  99686

Clerk: (907) 834-3408
Deputy: (907) 834-3468
Records: (907) 834-3457
Fax: (907) 835-2992

Hours
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 deputy city clerk serves as the public information officer and social media manager for the city and is responsible for disseminating information to the media and public as needed.

As of December 20, 2016, the city clerk also oversees the front office of city hall. Two friendly customer service representatives staff the front office and accept utility and property tax payments, address city account inquiries, process energy assistance registration, accept forms and applications, and provide general informational assistance to our residents and visitors.

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.


News
May 2nd Valdez Municipal Election: Four Options to Vote Absentee
The City Clerks Office offers Valdez residents four different ways to cast an absentee ballot: in person, by mail, by personal rep, & by electronic transmission. Absentee voting in person is available until May 1st at City Hall from 8:30am-5pm, Mon.-Fri. Click to Learn More...
Public Notice: City Water Pressure Changes During Tank Maintenance
The water tank located on the north side of town near Mineral Creek will be shut down for maintenance from the end of April thru June 2017. Citizens may experience fluctuations in water pressure, but interruptions to water service are not anticipated Click to Read Full Public Notice...
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