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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
Available Online: Mar. 28th Beautification Task Force Meeting Agenda
The agenda packet for the March 28th regular meeting of the Mayor's Beautification Task Force is now available online. All Beautification Task Force meetings are open to the public. Click to View Agenda...
Holiday Closures: Seward's Day, Monday March 27th
In observance of Seward’s Day, the following City facilities will be closed Monday, March 27th: City Hall, City offices, Baler Facility, Library, and Civic Center. The Teen Center and Swimming Pool remain open on Monday for regular programming.
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