To implement the goals and objectives of the Mayor and City Council by providing open communication, efficient city services, and strong organization leadership.
Role of the City Clerk
The position of city clerk is one of the oldest and most important government positions in existence. Today, only the position of mayor is more common in municipal government. The City Clerk provides clerical and information services to the Mayor and City Council, and City departments. The City Clerk insures accurate recording of City Council meetings and public hearings, maintains the city codes, policies and procedures, and provides records management services including retrieval and storage of historical records. The City Clerk oversees the clerical staff, the telephone communications center, and maintenance of city hall.
Elaine Hunt has been City Clerk of Clinton since 2008. Before becoming clerk, she served as the Deputy City Clerk since 1997. Elaine is a certified Master Municipal Clerk and serves as the city safety coordinator. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Mt. Olive College and her Masters in Education from Strayer University.