The clerk is the clerical officer of the governing body and attends to duties necessary to ensure its proper functioning.
The clerk: Lynda Sader, Deputy County Clerk
- Preserves the integrity of the local legislative process by issuing notices of pending matters and decisions made to assure timely public access
- Certifies to the passage of all acts, orders and judgments made under the authority of the governing body
- Serves as the official repository for its official records and instruments of writing, and is custodian of its seal.
The clerk of the board duties include:
Legislative Administration - Provide accurate and timely procedural, technical and administrative support so that responsible, legally-sound decisions can be made to govern the community.
- Provides procedural and technical support in the scheduling, consideration and transaction of business to ensure conformance with all statutory and legal requirements
- Assures an "open and accessible" process by providing public notice of forthcoming issues so those impacted by decisions or policies of the county government are able to participate
- Tracks and coordinates the flow of all items through the legislative process, from introduction through to final disposition
- Coordinates annual and weekly session schedules as well as the timetabling of a variety of reports, meetings, briefings and other matters
- Prepares and publishes an agenda for each meeting listing all matters scheduled for consideration
- Certifies to the passage of all acts, orders and judgments made by authority of the BOCC
- Processes and maintains all records of appointments made to subordinate boards and commissions within the structure of county government or to organizations outside the county government
Management of Official Records - Provide high-quality, cost-efficient documentation of policy decisions and ensure access to the same in accordance with legal requirements.
- Prepares and publishes official proceedings of the BOCC
- Receives, records, catalogues, indexes and archives records which are critical to the operation of county government and which have permanent legal, administrative and historical value in accordance with state law
- Ensures public accessibility to records in accordance with legal requirements, thereby providing direct accountability to the citizens served by the county government
- Researches and retrieves records and information and provides general research and reference support
- Manages the lifecycle of records with regard to legal requirements, probity, continuity and effectiveness
- Administers, files and preserves official oaths of office