City Clerk

City Clerk

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. In the United States, a city clerk is a clerk for a municipality. It is among the oldest public servant positions. In ancient Greece city secretaries who read official documents publicly and at the opening of a meeting read public curses. The early keepers of the archives were often called remembrancers, and before writing came into use, their memory was public record. When the early colonists came to America, one of the first offices established was that of clerk. The colony at Plymouth appointed a person to act as a recorder. In the United States, a City Clerk is an elected or appointed official who is responsible as the official keeper of the municipal records. In some places, the Clerk may be known as the "Village Clerk" or "Town Clerk." In Boroughs, Parishes, and Counties they are often known as the "County Clerk."show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136683040
  • 9786136683041