City Clerk

Role & Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of the clerk for the City of Richmond Hill includes the following:

  • Managing administrative and office operations
  • Being directly responsible for the overall direction and establishment of departmental goals, coordination, and evaluation of program / work objectives and effectiveness
  • Assisting with finance and budgetary responsibilities
  • Carrying out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with city policies and applicable laws
  • Maintaining all official documents of the city including records, minutes, contracts, easements and law suits
  • Assisting in the preparation of ordinances, proclamations, resolutions, and policies
  • Overseeing the compilation of agenda packets and a variety of routine and complex supervisory, clerical and administrative work in the administration of city government

Election Duties

The city clerk also serves as election superintendent for the City of Richmond Hill. The city elections are held every two years with staggered four year terms. The next scheduled election is November 2021 for Mayor, Post 1 councilmember and Post 2 councilmember. The city clerk qualifies all candidates.